Head of Private Client

04 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Penny Trotman
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice

Head of Private Client, South West - Are you looking for additional responsibilities within your career as a Senior Private Client Lawyer? On offer is the chance to drive and develop the busy private client department of this fast growing regional firm.

JOB TITLE: Head of Private Client - South West


LOCATION: South West (Commutable from: Wiltshire, Bath, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Hereford, Stroud, Witney, Oxford, Swindon, Stroud)

SALARY: £Dependant on experience


This is a fabulous role for an ambitious and driven individual who not only would like the opportunity to head a private client team up but who would also like to contribute to the strategic growth of the firm, An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive to join and head up the thriving private client department of this reputable South West practice. The purpose of this post is to support the firm's busy client base to ensure efficient advice is provided on all aspects of private client law. As the appointed Private Client Solicitor you will be undertaking a varied and challenging workload which all will include advising on Wills, Trusts, Probate, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters. Your responsibilities will include managing your own caseload of private client matters as well as supervising and mentoring junior fee earners within the department.


Applications are welcomed from Solicitors or Legal Executives with at least 5 years experience in dealing with private client transactions. You will have good technical skills and a proven track record of dealing with all types of private client matters. You must be capable of working under pressure, meeting deadlines and be prepared to work additional hours to get the job done. If you enjoy working as part of a team the firm can offer the opportunity of a busy job where you can further develop your skills. Ideal Private Client Lawyers will have proven managerial or supervisory skills and possess the capability to develop the existing caseload. You will be ambitious, focused and keen to grow and develop the team. You will need to write a business plan during the interview process and if you are appointed this business plan will formulate the future growth of your department.


This is a great firm to be joining as not only do they offer a great quality of work but they also provide you with a genuine work life balance. The firm provides a full range of commercial services to their clients and the private client team is bucking the trend by being busier than ever. New clients and exciting new projects are very much the order of the day within the team and they are proud to handle a wide variety of work which compete directly with leading law firms

Contact Details:

This is a genuine Head of Department role and these opportunities do not present themselves frequently. If in the first stage you would like an initial confidential discussion please phone me . A team move will also be considered by my client. If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 410 6987 or if out of hours is easier on my mobile 07779613717 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk. Or contact us via Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

eNL is handling a number of Private Client vacancies throughout Midlands and South West. If you are a Head of Private Client looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to http://www.enllegal.co.uk/candidate-registration.php to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Head of Private Client who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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