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Private Client Senior Associate

£65000.00 - £750000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Guildford

Managing this Role


Thomas Amer

Headhunter - South East, South West M4 corridor
0203 865 2113

Being one of few firms to feature in the London legal 500 without a city presence, this is an opportunity for a senior Private Client offering an unrivalled quality of work in Surrey.

This opportunity provides a rare chance to reap the benefits of a city standard of work, whilst enjoying the benefits of regional working cultures with the firm promoting inclusive, and family-friendly values which is unique for a firm of this size and stature.

The Firm:

Being one of few firms outside London to be included in the London section of the legal 500, this tier 1, top 100 firm provides an unparalleled quality of work based from their Surrey office. They attract big ticket commercial work coupled with HNW individual services work positioning this practice at the top of the market for ambitious lawyers who want to progress their career alongside leaders in the field.

This practice has a fantastic track record of recruiting from either leading regional firms, or city firms highly ranked in the L500 due to the quality level of work on offer, coupled with the work-life balance they provide. 1/3 of the fee-earners working at this practice commute from London to work in Surrey which is a testament to their reputation and status within the legal market.

At this practice, you will be made the priority with a commitment to an inclusive culture for all fee earners under one roof. They appreciate the importance of a healthy work-life balance and despite being corporate in size, this firm maintains and promotes welfare initiatives across the board creating a truly unique, staff-centric culture which really stands this firm apart from their competitors.
Their drive to provide a top-quality service by ensuring it has the best staff has not gone unnoticed with this firm boasting 'Legal Services provider of the year' &, 'Law Firm of the year' (The Lawyer) just to name a few.

The Role:
This is a unique opportunity for a Private Client Senior Associate to join a growing, reputable practice based in Guildford, Surrey.

This department specializes over a variety of HNW / UHNW matters including wills, estates, tax matters, trusts and much more. They deal with a healthy mixture of both domestic and offshore private clients creating a very exciting and dynamic caseload for their fee-earners to service work from. The variety in work provides their fee earners the best opportunity to develop their careers working alongside the best in the market, whilst dealing with the highest quality level of work available.

You will form a part of a progressive team of 15 leading specialists including 4 partners who over the years have established themselves as leaders in the field. You will be a senior figure within the private client team, working closely alongside the partnership with a view of progressing to partnership.
Private Client is at the core of this firm, accounting for c.20% of their turnover meaning anyone joining this team will be a focal point of the practice moving forwards.


  • You will be 5 years PQE and you will have experience working within an established law firm
  • Must be a team player with strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage your own caseload without supervision.

What's on offer?

  • The opportunity to work at a Top 100 firm / Tier 1 Private Wealth department
  • Market leading salary coupled with an excellent benefits package
  • Hybrid working pattern; mixture of home working and office-based work

This is a unique opportunity for a Senior Private Client Solicitor to springboard their career working for a leading practice in the South East