Company: FARRAR LEVIN LEGAL RECRUITMENT
Job Type: Permanent, FullTime
Our client, a well-regarded private practice law firm in Reading, is seeking to recruit an experienced, commercially minded Private Client/ Wealth Protection Partner who is interested in an exciting and rare opportunity to develop the existing Private Client team and its wealth protection offering. Once embedded into the business, the successful candidate will be developing and growing the client base by developing new service offerings with a view to attracting HNW and UHNW clients. Therefore, you must be business development focused, client facing and entrepreneurial to build and develop the Wealth Protection offering. You will also work closely with the Wealth Protection team together with the other Private Client Partners and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team and be able to mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers. Although this opportunity will be based around an individual’s own specialist areas, they will also be expected to have a broad knowledge across all areas of Wealth Protection matters including:
• Trusts, establishing, administering and terminating onshore trusts
• Tax - knowledge of inheritance tax, capitals gains tax and income tax regimes in relation to trusts and estates
• Estate administration including cross border administration
• Wills including drafting and advising complex wills
• and, Lasting Powers of Attorney.
Our client is seeking an individual who is used to dealing with high quality work and wanting to join a forward-thinking and ambitious firm. Ideally, you will be STEP qualified and possess first class communication skills.