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Date Added: Sat 14/11/2020

Private Client Senior Associate

England, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

This top tier practice deal with both work nationally and have an ever-growing International presence. They are multi award-winning and have an excellent reputation, often setting trends across the industry.

They are a dynamic, creative, entrepreneurial, and forward-thinking team. Due to the fact, they only have one office, they are better managed, with resources more readily available. They invest heavily in their team with prospects for progression being in abundance. They attract a high number of Top City-based candidates; culturally they have a very different feel with more in the way of work-life balance than their City counterparts.

The firm places enjoyment as a primary driver in the working day - and a key "reason to be here" for their staff. It's a philosophy that comes from the top and cascades through the organisation. It is upheld through a combination of factors: delivering quality in everything they do; securing stimulating, challenging work that stretches and rewards; employing truly distinctive, diverse people who willingly engage, collaborate and support; committing to continuous development for everyone; and providing a sustaining environment in which people can learn and grow.

The firm

This firm are well known for the level of investment they put into their fee-earners. Standing with over 30 partners firm wide, 150 fee-earners and expertise that include infrastructure, energy, insurance, HNW construction and much more, this firm have established themselves as a national heavyweight with a growing international presence on the horizon. Lawyers in this firm are genuine specialists, expert-leading in their fields and many are legal 500 ranked, along with the majority of their department. This practice is well known for their structural progression consequently retaining the best lawyers in the UK.

This firm also focus heavily on internal infrastructure / technology which supplements the quality of lawyer they attract. Their focus on innovation really stands them ahead of the curve in respect of their competitors, they discourage interdepartmental boundaries and encourage collaboration making their working environment / culture one of the most modern and progressive to work for. They steer clear of traditional values and really give their lawyers the tools to become leaders in their field.

The role

This is a rare opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join one of the UK's leading Top 200 Law firms based in Guildford.

The Private Client department is highly ranked in the legal 500 and chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

You work with the other partners to drive the department forwards. They support their clients out of their national and international offices.

The Private Client department is currently thriving, they deal with a varied caseload, often acting for HNW individuals, company owner's entrepreneurs. Both based in the UK and non-UK clients dealing with a varied caseload including; Complex wills and assets, Tax planning, Estates, Trusts, LPOA and Probates

The department is currently looking to grow given they are very busy.

  • You will be a Private Client Solicitor with at least 6+ years PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to experience)
  • You will have technical knowledge
  • Experience of managing a team is of advantage but not necessarily essential
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Salary is very competitive, and above market rate, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor to join a highly reputable Top 200 ranked practice based in Guildford, Surrey.

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