PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR - PART-TIME

JOB TITLE: PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR - PART-TIME


Have you got what it takes to succeed The following information should be read carefully by all candidates.

SALARY: up to £50,000 (pro-rata) depending on experience

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Do you want to work Part-time in an established firm? This highly regarded and established firm is looking to appoint a Part-time Private Client Lawyer to their market-leading Private Client department.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE :

Effectively manage a caseload of Private Client. Undertake all types of legal work in the department concerned, assist with other general legal work if required.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor with 2 - 4 years PQE to work for an established and highly regarded practice based in Worcester. This firm has a fantastic reputation and a strong management team.

KEY TASKS:

The work will be private with the main objective to provide pragmatic advice often in very difficult times. Managing a caseload will include but not be limited to:

  • Preparation of wills
  • LPA’s
  • Administration of estates
  • Tax planning
  • general private client work.
  • Probate and trust matters.
  • Advising and representing clients
  • Ensuring clients are regularly updated as to progress and costs
  • Liaising with relevant experts, ensuring that they receive clear and appropriate instructions on behalf of clients
  • Working at all times in accordance with the requirements of the SRA, the Office Manual and the firm’s accreditations

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • As a Private Client Lawyer, you will have from 2+ Years' PQE and be able to demonstrate detailed knowledge and technical expertise in dealing with complex private client caseloads
  • Running your own caseloads
  • A good track record of billings
  • Efficient and well organised
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Conscientiousness and willingness to work beyond normal hours (when required to get the work done)
  • Excellent written and verbal English, including the ability to review own work critically to ensure accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with colleagues and especially in relation to handling anxious and emotional clients
  • Smart appearance and presentation
  • Appropriate legal qualifications
  • Excellent, up-to-date knowledge and experience of the relevant area of law and legal practice

This firm offers a good benefit, including home and office work-life balance. Part-time work would also be taken into consideration.

If you are an experienced Solicitor with strong communication skills and confidence with clients and a good understanding of Private Client, we would welcome your CV

Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Family Solicitor, Private Client Solicitor, Wills, trusts and probate, LPA's