Senior Private Client Solicitor
Salary: TBC – Negotiable and Dependent on experience
Hours: Full time
Location: Hampshire, PO5
Our client is a leading law firm in Portsmouth and Hampshire area who have been serving the legal needs of clients since 1899. Over the past 120 years, the nature of the law may have changed beyond recognition but our client still provides the same highly personalised, dedicated legal service for the local community.
Due to continued success they are currently looking to recruit a Senior Private Client Solicitor to manage the private client department and supervise colleagues within. You will be expected to manage your own caseload of client matters, including the preparation of wills, administration of estates, both testate and intestate, deeds of variation, the preparation of powers of attorney, registration and administration thereof, deputyship applications and administration, setting up and running of trusts and tax planning where appropriate. You will also be expected to take the lead and be active in promoting and developing of the private client department.
The Ideal Candidate:
Qualified solicitor with 5 years’ experience
Member of STEP or working towards qualification
Able to work under pressure
Able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
Able to relate to and communicate clearly with client’s colleagues and third parties
Clean driving licence and own transport
Being a member of Solicitors for the Elderly is not essential but would be an advantage
It would be beneficial if the appointed candidate had working knowledge of contentious probate but this is not essential
If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today!
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