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DATE ADDED: Sat 08/02/2020

Family Office Lawyer

Central London, Closest Station Picadilly Circus, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £100,000-120,000 (plus benefits, and scope to pay more for the right candidate)

Family Office Lawyer

An ultra-high-net-worth family are recruiting a family office lawyer to work in their family office in London, in a highly-varied role where you will act as a personal lawyer to a small portfolio of family members for a number of private client legal matters.

What will this role involve?

You will act as an adviser to the family members as they conduct their business dealings, developing a strong partnership with the client to explore their options as well as spot any potential issues that may develop. The family office lawyer will be balancing the needs of the client and family, as well as handling complex situations in managing the clients legal and financial affairs.

The matters are highly varied, and will involve working with UK, EU and international jurisdictions on matters such as:

  • Wealth Management
  • Estate Management
  • Tax
  • Trusts
  • Personal Legal Matters
  • etc.

Why this role?

This family office lawyer position is a rare opportunity to work directly for a private family, and you will develop a strong relationship with them in order to conduct their legal affairs. There are great opportunities for growth in the business environment, and good performance is rewarded with discretionary bonuses. 

The family office offer a great working environment, with a good work/life balance. There are many opportunities to work internationally, as well as attending interesting events and experiences.

A major component of the families' affairs is helping manage the philanthropic interests of the clients. It’s a great opportunity to support charities and causes directly from their funding and efforts.

Your profile

You will be a qualified solicitor ideally from a UK or EU jurisdiction with experience working with both regulatory requirements. You’ll ideally have 4+ PQE in a strong Private Client or tax background, and will have experience advising private wealth families and private banks. You might be a current family office lawyer, or you might be working in private practice.