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DATE ADDED: Mon 18/03/2019

Private Client Associate / Senior Associate

Ipswich, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

Job title Private Client Associate/Senior Associate

My client is a long established and highly successful law practice offering a full range of legal services to businesses, institutions and individuals. They have offices across the region

In particular, we are recognised as one of the top firms in the country in advising high net worth private clients on a broad range of issues relating to estates and private property, tax planning and family matters.

With over 400 staff including 56 partners the firm is large enough to provide specialist skills in most areas of the law, but small enough to maintain a highly personalised service 

The Wills and Succession Planning team

Our team gives specialist tax and succession planning advice to individuals, families, business people and landowners. We provide assistance with a wide range of clients' circumstances including complex family relationships, complex estates involving privately owned businesses, agricultural or farming interests and large property portfolios. We also help clients structure their wealth planning so as to protect their heirs against divorce or creditor claims and to achieve tax efficiency.

Our advice covers:

• Will drafting

• Succession planning

• Tax efficient lifetime giving

• International aspects

• Disputed Wills

• Creation, administration and termination of trusts

• Advice to trustees and beneficiaries

• Trust taxation

• Offshore trusts 

The candidate

A private client solicitor with c4 - 8 years' experience gained within a well regarded city, regional or national firm with a well-developed knowledge in all aspects of private client succession planning.

More senior applicants should ideally demonstrate some following or good contacts within the region and/or sector.

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving practice with an excellent reputation offering good career prospects for the right candidate. Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, private medical insurance, permanent health insurance, life assurance, bonus scheme, holiday from 25 days, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.

Working for one of East Anglia’s leading private client law firms, our lawyers are engaged in the highest quality work in a region of outstanding natural beauty


Any information provided in relation to PQE is provided for guidance only and will not be determinative in the recruitment decision. Any applicant with more or less PQE than that mentioned in the vacancy details will be considered on their individual merits. 

Please forward your application to Alison Reeve at LEX Recruitment or please do make contact by phone or email with any enquiries.

In accordance with The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2010, LEX Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff.

Role: Private Client Associate / Senior Associate
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk, Suffolk

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