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DATE ADDED: Fri 10/01/2020

Private Client Senior Associate

Gloucestershire, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits

Private Client Lawyer required for one of the best law firms in Gloucestershire. This standout Legal 200 ranked firm is looking for a Senior Solicitor or Senior Associate with a specialism in Private Client work to join their expanding team in Cheltenham. This particular vacancy will have a focus on Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning.

The Firm

This firm is regarded as one of the best firms in the South West and Midlands and has grown exponentially in the last 24 months. They have increased their headcount by 15% and have also secured several Solicitors from leading, Top 20 law firms due to the quality of their work, and growing reputation. They have secured a dozen new Partners across their offices and stand at over 450+ employees across the UK.

The team for this vacancy is highly ranked in The Legal 500, and are fronted by some industry-leading Partners and excellent Senior Associates.

They pride themselves on being the "sweet spot between" a "regional firm" and "national firm" where they can provide a high profile and exciting client base meanwhile maintaining their identity as an approachable, sociable yet professional firm.

Role Overview

The firm is seeking a Private Client Senior Associate 6+ PQE to join their leading team, with a focus on Wills, Trusts and Estates Planning.

Your responsibilities will be varied, and you will be a forefront of dealing with the firm's large client base. They want someone to exercise the highest standards of client care and maintain and build relationships to contribute to the firm's success. This will also blend into your responsibilities for business development and networking, and you will continue on the road to Partnership and develop your client base in the process.

The team offers a variety of different services within Private Client including;

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate Planning and Administration
  • Older and Vulnerable Clients
  • Inheritance Tax Planning
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Private Wealth

Candidate Overview

  • You will be a Private Client Senior Associate 6+ PQE (although lower levels will be considered, and higher levels are encouraged)
  • You will have experience in Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • You will have a good career history with a track record of achieving billings targets

The Partner leading this team and who the successful Senior Associate will be working alongside is highly experienced and reputable in the South West for their Private Client work. The Legal 500 and Chambers guides rate them highly.

If you are experienced in the non-contentious side of Private Client law, then this could be an excellent opportunity for the right person.

Salary Overview and Benefits

  • Salary is above market rate, and a lucrative bonus scheme is included in the offer
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Life assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Varied perks and wellbeing package

Apply now for immediate consideration.