Private Client Lawyer

22 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Anusheh Karimi
Practice Area
Private Client
Experience / PQE
Newly Qualified, PQE 1 - 3 years
Contract Type

The Firm

A highly regarded leading UK law firm.

The Role

An exciting opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer, between NQ and 2 years PQE, to join a well established and busy Private Client Department based in Reading.

You will be dealing with a mixed caseload of all areas of Private Client work, including assisting other solicitors in the Department when required, dealing with preparation of Wills, Estate Administration, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection matters and Inheritance and Tax Planning matters.

In addition there may be an element of contentious probate work alongside the Litigation Team.

The Candidate

Strong academics are essential with a minimum 2:1 degree with Private Client experience gained with a respected National or Regional Firm.

You should also have an ambition to obtain STEP qualification.

The ideal candidate must also possess a willingness to develop and expand their experience and knowledge and be keen to support the Firm's and the Department's business development.

You must be able to handle sensitive matters discreetly and have the ability to work under time constraints and prioritise work load.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.