Private Client Solicitor, 5+ PQE, North Yorkshire, Excellent salary (DOE) plus extensive benefits. If you are aiming for a career where your ideas are listened to, you can continually develop and make a significant contribution to the business, both at a practice area and firm-wide level, this firm would like you to consider becoming part of their team.
PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR:
A Private Client Solicitor is required to join the busy team. The post holder will be required to deal with Wills and Probate matters as well as other Private Client work. You will therefore have an interest in dealing with complex files and will have experience of and typically be involved in the following: preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for UK based and international clients, estate planning (including lifetime and post-death planning), to cover advice on inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and the creation of lifetime trusts, obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering estate, including foreign domicile, re-sealing of grants and intestate estates, preparing deeds of variation, deeds of gifts and deeds of family arrangement, providing trust advice particularly around setting up, management and administration with reference to the firm's dedicated Trust Administration team (as required). The successful solicitor will have the following skills and attributes: sound and solid background in wills and probate with experience of running independent caseloads, strong technical competence and intellectual ability (STEP qualification preferred), confident and personable approach, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written), a proven ability to work effectively as part of a team, providing a role model for others to follow, to supervise others and to delegate effectively, flexible outlook with an ability to prioritise and work under pressure.