Head of Private Client Department

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£48000 - £58000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits Package
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Oct 2019
Ref
92872-2-GW-38
Contact
Gayle Woolf
Contract/hours
Permanent
Our client is an established, private practice law firm specialising in family, corporate commercial, commercial & residential property and private client matters.
 
The firm is seeking a qualified private client solicitor or CILEx of 5+ years' PQE to head up the department in South Oxfordshire.
 
You will be running your own caseload as well as managing a team of 3 other fee earners.
 
Experience within a busy high street private practice is desirable, along with an ability to network for new business within the local community.
 
There work will include a broad spectrum of private client matters including:
  • Wills and probate
  • Court of Protection
  • Lasting and enduring powers of attorney
  • Tax and trusts
  • Elderly client issues.
The ideal candidate will be able to:
  • Meet time recording billing and other performance targets
  • Become actively involved in business development, seeking new clients, marketing and the selling of the firm
  • Provide support and assistance to colleagues with overflow work within the department.
In general, further objectives would be to develop the profile of the Private Client Department and to implement agreed initiatives by creating strong links within the local community, along with winning new privately funded work whilst growing the client base.  
 
It would also be an advantage if you are someone with strong commercial acumen and proven knowledge of high street private client department business models.
 
Moreover, this role would also suit someone who is looking for excellent long-term career development potential and is a Member of STEP.
 
For the successful private client solicitor, there is a competitive salary of £48,000 - £58,000.

To apply for this role based in South Oxfordshire, please email with your CV to Gaye Woolf. 01273 289000.

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