Head of Private Client

Location
Wiltshire, England
Salary
excellent
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Ref
PT8453
Contact
Penny Trotman
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent

Head of Private Client, Wiltshire, 5 years+ PQE - An outstanding opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to take on additional responsibility and help develop a team of professionals at a rapidly growing regional law firm. If this sounds like the right role for you, please do not hesitate to call us now on 0121 454 1004!

JOB TITLE: Head of Private Client

PQE REQUIRED: 5 years+ PQE

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

SALARY: £Excellent

THE ROLE:

Our client is committed to the growth and development of their private client practice over the coming years and is looking to appoint a committed and passionate Head of Private Client to help move the team forwards and build on the success they have already experienced. This role offers a Private Client Solicitor the chance to make innovative changes within this private client team and to contribute to the strategic growth and expansion of the firm as a whole.

The appointed The Head of Private Client will act as a mentor for junior members of staff and be tasked with taking an overall responsibility for the financial progress of the team. In addition, the Head of Private Client will take responsibility for their own caseload and will advise on a full range of private client issues, including drafting wills, power of attorney, obtaining grants of probate and letters of administration, asset protection, administration of estates and tax planning.

THE CANDIDATE:

Our client is looking to appoint a Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive who has had at least five years of experience working within a private client team, and should have had previous experience of supervising junior members of staff. The appointed Head of Private Client should have a detailed knowledge of all areas of private client, including, but not limited to wills, trusts, probate and tax planning. It is important that they have had an array of communication with the elderly as, due to the nature of the work involved, a significant proportion of this firm's clients are elderly and often in particularly vulnerable situations. This role will be suited to an individual who is really passionate about this area of law, is forward thinking in their ideas of how the team can develop and is ultimately prepared to commit to the long term goals of the team.

THE FIRM:

Our client has an exceptional reputation within the local area, a notion that is supported by the fact that a large proportion of their business is from referrals or previous clients. The reputation of the firm is one of excellent client care, as well as efficient yet accurate legal advice. The appointed Head of Private Client will be joining a firm where they are passionate about the warm and friendly culture they have fostered, and it is vital to our client that all members of staff feel happy and supported within their roles. The firm is committed to the development of their staff members and it is, therefore, no surprise that many of their current staff members have been with the firm for a significant amount of time and have made leaps and bounds within their careers during this time. In addition, also on offer here is a competitive salary, excellent bonus structure and comprehensive benefits package.

HOW TO APPLY:

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 Solicitor vacancies throughout Midlands and South West. If you are an Private Client Solicitor 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 Private Client Solicitors who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).


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