Private Client - Head of Department

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
Salary + Benefits
Posted
03 Oct 2019
Closes
03 Nov 2019
Ref
OLR/MJ/PCHOD
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Full time

Private Client – Central London Partner/Partner - Designate/Head of Department

Our Client is a very profitable, well-run UK law firm with massive ambition that has almost trebled its turnover in the past few years, making it a Top 200 law firm. They are now looking to add to their London office, with the appointment of a senior lawyer.

The Firm

Spread over three locations in the South and London, the firm covers a full spectrum of legal services, representing clients both in the international and regional markets. Further growth is planned and we are now looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to head the firms department over three locations. 

The Team and Opportunity

It is in this context of excellence and ambition that our Client is recruiting a technically strong senior lawyer as a Partner to lead its multi-site Private Client team.

The Private Client team comprises of several STEP lawyers and handles a full range of private client work including Wills, powers of attorney, trust creation and administration, estate planning and administration, and Court of Protection matters. Their client base includes HNW and UHNW individuals, trustees, landowners and business owners who may have assets in the UK or abroad.

The Candidate

This is a unique development role, offering the successful candidate the opportunity to lead and drive the progression and growth of the firm’s Private Client service. You will take on several existing client relationships, along with the freedom to set the team’s strategy in accordance with the firm’s vision, creating high-value, new business opportunities for the team and, through referrals, to the wider firm.

You should have excellent technical skills, ideally with at least 12 years PQE and STEP qualification would also be a very good advantage.  Team leadership skills as well as very good business development ability is essential to this role as you will be heading the department and building the team, moving forward.

Please note that consideration will also be given to Senior Associates looking for Partnership.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join an ambitious, TOP 200 law firm and take their career to the next level.  For more information, please call Marc Jones on 020 7813 6298, or 07545 641 832.  Alternatively, email marc@onelegalrecruitment.co.uk.

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