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Senior Private Client Lawyer

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Location:Leeds

Salary:£50000 - £60000 per annum

Type:Permanent Role

Sector:Private Practice

Posted:29th March 2021

Vacancy Details

We are working with one of the most respected Private Client practices in Leeds who are keen to add an experienced Private Client lawyer to their existing team. The Private Client practice is part of this niche firm which specialises in working with individuals and their associated business legal requirements.

The role will suit someone who is around 5-10 years qualified as a solicitor looking to make their next career move into a leading specialist practice.

You will handle your own case load, working with high-net-worth clients on their estate planning and complex probate work. The team has expertise in advising business owners on wills and succession planning issues, including lifetime trusts, charitable trusts and cross-option agreements. This is a great opportunity to be involved with the development of the practice in Leeds and help develop more junior members of the team.

This role is ideal for someone who would like to work for a firm that is committed to advising the individual across a broad range of areas, enjoys supervising and developing junior team members and who is looking for more responsibility with great prospects for career development.

You will be STEP qualified with a wide range of experience and enjoy providing high net worth clients solutions for their estate planning and complex probate work.

The firm offers a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • 25 Days Holiday
  • Flexi-time
  • Healthcare Cover
  • Pension Plan with an employer contribution up to 6% after 2 years service
  • Life insurance
  • Travel Loan Scheme
  • Employee Care Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Dental Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you are interested in this Senior Private Lawyer opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Tim Batchelor at Thornton Legal directly in the Leeds office for a strictly confidential discussion. Any reference to PQE and salary are for guidance only.

Thornton Legal is an award-winning legal recruitment company covering the North from our offices in Liverpool and Leeds