Head of Private Client

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Manchester
Salary
£45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Company Pension Scheme
Posted
29 Aug 2019
Closes
26 Sep 2019
Ref
490550-1-JC-35
Contact
Jamie Chinnock
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent
Due to succession planning, this long established law firm in South Manchester is seeking a senior private client solicitor to head up their private client department.
 
As the Head of Private Client, you will be joining an established team dealing with the full range of private client matters including wills, estate planning, probate, LPAs, Court of Protection, trusts and tax.

As well as having your own caseload, you will be responsible for overseeing the team which currently consists of 2 private client solicitors and 2 secretaries. The solicitor that you will be replacing has been with the firm over 25 years and has built up a strong/loyal client base over this time which you'll be taking over.

In addition, you will play an active part in marketing and developing the department in order to utilise both the existing client base and grow with new clients.
 
You must be a senior private client solicitor (5+ years' PQE) with proven experience in handling the full range of private client matters. Supervisory experience would be very beneficial as you will be overseeing a team. STEP qualification or working towards it would also be beneficial, although not essential.
 
The firm is offering a competitive salary which is negotiable depending on level of experience, along with on-site parking, a work/life balance and a friendly, collegiate working environment. 
 
Apply now to be considered for this Head of Private Client career opportunity with this successful and well-established law firm in South Manchester.

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