Private Client Solicitor, 4+PQE, Oxfordshire, £50,000 to £70,000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits and a performance related bonus. Ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 for its private client work. To apply or to register your interest, please call Gemma on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref:2604
When you join this firm, you can expect to work hard of course, but you can also expect to be part of a team that pulls together and works towards a common goal. You will be trusted and respected for your professional knowledge and expertise whichever part of the firm you work in. You will be joining a firm that is dedicated and determined in pursuit of success for its clients, which in turn supports its people to build careers and realise their full potential. Private Client is a highly regarded and successful Business Group within the firm, comprising its Succession & Tax and Family Practice Groups. They are listed as one of the UK's top private client law firms by eprivateclient.
A Private Client Solicitor is required to join the busy Succession & Tax team in Oxfordshire (ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500), which serves the wider Thames Valley region. The post holder will be required to deal with Wills and Probate matters as well as other Private Client work. You will therefore have an interest in dealing with complex files and will have experience of and typically be involved in the following:
• Preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for UK based and international clients.
• Estate planning (including lifetime and post-death planning), to cover advice on inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and the creation of lifetime trusts
• Obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering estate, including foreign domicile, re-sealing of grants and intestate estates
• Preparing deeds of variation, deeds of gifts and deeds of family arrangement
• Providing trust advice particularly around setting up, management and administration with reference to the firm's dedicated Trust Administration team (as required)
The successful Private Client Solicitor will have the following skills and attributes: sound and solid background in wills and probate with experience of running independent caseloads, strong technical competence and intellectual ability (STEP qualification preferred), confident and personable approach, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written), a proven ability to work effectively as part of a team, providing a role model for others to follow, to supervise others and to delegate effectively, flexible outlook with an ability to prioritise and work under pressure. Outstanding career opportunity with an employer of choice. Call Gemma on 020 7183 8586.
eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest. In addition, if you know any legal professionals that may be interested in a new role, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (T&C’s apply).
HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Gemma Jones at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email email@example.com with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. eNL is handling a number of Private Client Solicitor vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are a Private Client Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.