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Date Added: Fri 02/10/2020

Private Client Senior Associate

England, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

An opportunity at a firm that has an exceptional reputation requires a Senior Associate to join their growing practice and their ongoing success and increasing market presence.

The firm would suit an entrepreneurial, commercially minded Partner looking to move away from billings targets, politics and a lack of prospects while boosting your practice and income.

The Firm

This top 50 firm houses Legal 500 leading individuals and Chambers ranked Partners. With multiple Tier 1 practices across the firm, they have become the leading UK firms in the commercial, insurance and public sector space.

As a leading firm all practice areas are committed to investing in their employees. You will find a truly re-awarding atmosphere working with a range of private and public Sector clients. This firm have won multiple awards and are leading practice in terms of the environment the offer to their employees.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion, market presence and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a positive culture throughout their multiple offices across the UK.

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce, and you will be given the autonomy to take true ownership of your work.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Senior Associate to join their Birmingham office to work alongside the national team on a wide range of Private Client matters. You will be expected to work outside your PQE range and bringing work into the business is key, so your reputation in this space will count. You will be a key figure in the national private client team working remotely alongside other leading practitioners in both Birmingham and in their respective range of UK offices.

The private client department is currently thriving, they deal with a varied caseload, often acting for HNW individuals, company owners and entrepreneurs. They have a particular expertise acting for entrepreneurial and landed clients with an emphasis on succession planning through trusts and wills.

You will be at the forefront of this growing practice and there will be clear scope for you to develop and grow in this role into a fixed share Partner role.


  • You will be a Private Client Associate/Partner with at least 4 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE)
  • You will have good experience of running your own high-quality private client caseload
  • Energy, drive and enthusiasm are key
  • Regional contacts and a strong reputation is highly advantageous
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Excellent communication and client care skills are necessary
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Senior Associate to join this growing, Top 50 Practice in their Birmingham office.

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