Bishop's Stortford
£40000 - £55000 per annum
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type

Highly successful practice seeks experienced Private Client Lawyer for specialist department!

The Firm
A highly successful law firm, our client is Lexcel accredited, and offers a comprehensive range of services to individuals and businesses. With a network of offices across multiple counties, they have established a reputation for achieving first class results for their clients. Providing a friendly and supportive working environment where employees are actively encouraged to grow and develop, they are able to recruit and retain some of the best legal talent. Highly regarded in their local communities they have a loyal and growing client

The Role
An excellent opportunity has now arisen for an experienced Private Client Lawyer to work within a specialist team based in Hertfordshire. Managing an existing caseload of complex matters, you will provide high levels of client care and service in areas including: will drafting; advising on inheritance tax planning; preparing LPAs and Court of Protection applications; estate administration and; preparing and administering trusts. Alongside this you will mentor and support junior team members and use your business development skills, to build and maintain client relationships and enhance the firms offering within the local community. Membership of STEP is desirable but not essential for this position.

In return you can expect opportunities for career progression, responsibility from the outset and the chance to build upon your team management skills within a friendly and supportive working environment. For further information please contact Natalie on 01954 208060 quoting reference NS23511.

The Candidate
You must be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE gained within Private Client;
You will have outstanding communication and client care skills across all levels;
Membership of STEP is advantageous but is not essential;
You will be highly organised and able to manage your time efficiently;
You will be IT Literate;
You will have strong technical skills and good commercial acumen;
You will be a pro-active team player, with a passion for business development.

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