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Head of Private Client

  • Dependant on experience
  • Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 15/05/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215271733

Job Details

Head of Private Client - Gloucestershire - 8 years+ - Due to the continued success within the private client team, this leading regional law firm have identified the need to appoint a driven and motivated individual to be Head of Private client matters to manage their own caseload of files and lead and develop the department towards the next stage of strategic growth. A supportive and collegiate working environment, who offer a genuine work life balance.

JOB TITLE: Private Client Solicitor
LOCATION: Gloucestershire (Commutable from: Gloucester, Cheltenham, Witney, Tewksbury, Stroud, Oxford)
SALARY: £Dependant on experience

This is a great role for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to really get their teeth stuck into. Working within a highly regarded team of private client lawyers the appointed Head of Private Client will be advising on all elements of private client work including Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts Tax, Probate as well as complex Inheritance Matters. As well as undertaking your own caseload you will also be expected to play an integral role in business development and networking activities to enhance the profile of the firm and department further. You will be joining a firm where there is a clear career path for you and whee you will be in a position to start managing and growing the team. Experience of managing and mentoring individuals is crucial to this role as is a desire to participate in the strategic growth of a law firm.

Applications are sought from Private Client Solicitors with circa 8 years experience of working within a fast-paced private client team. With a strong track record of advising on the full spectrum of private client law, the chosen Private Client Solicitor will have gained relevant experience within a leading regional practice and will be looking for the step in your career. Alternatively you may have become disillusioned with a laregr practice and be looking to join a leading regional law firm where you can make an impact on the growth and strategy of the firm. You will have gained a solid level of experience handling aspects of wills and probate and will be able to offer a sympathetic ear to clients. You will have experience of networking at relevant events and will also be required to undertake some business development within the Gloucestershire and surrounding market.

The firm is one of Gloucestershire's leading regional practices and has a strong reputation locally not just with their clients but also in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. The firm boosts a solid client base with regional clients who regularly instruct them on business. The firm have a real focus on a good work life balance and offer a clear and structured career path for individuals. Having worked with this practice and the partners for a number of years this is a firm where the Partners have committed to a long term goal of growth for the firm and the high staff retention the firm have proves their commitment to individuals and their career goals as well as offering a real flexibility to employees in their working patterns.

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email or contact us via Linkedin

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