My client is an Independent, award winning Legal 500 law firm based in South Manchester and they currently have a requirement for an NQ Private Client Solicitor ( 0-2 years PQE) to join a highly regarded due to continued growth and success within the firm.
The main purpose for the role will be to assist partners and senior solicitors in addition to conducting your own work under supervision on a wide range of private client matters. The clients involved are predominantly high net worth individuals and business owners. The estates and trusts that my client administers range from very minor to several million pounds, often with a foreign element.
Typical matters of role includel;
* Administration of trusts
* Lasting Powers of Attorney
* Use of lifetime trusts, often in connection with Family Investment Companies
* Applications to the Court of Protection
* Preparation of tax efficient wills
* Inheritance tax mitigation advice
* Administration of estates (very typically taxable estates or estates with some complicating factor)
You will be required to gain an understanding of clients' requirements and the best way to achieve their needs and develop and maintain a long term relationship with them. The need to give accurate prompt, realistic and relevant advice in response to clients' enquiries whilst managing their expectations is a must. You will also be required to support senior fee earners with marketing opportunities, including; writing blogs and press releases, and to be pro-active in networking and business development.
In addition to having a strong academic background you will have experience assisting senior solicitors and private clientt matters previously. You must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to work independently on own initiative but also with supervision.
Strong organisational and time management skills with excellent attention to detail are a must in addition to have the ability to find sound solutions to complex legal issues. You will be required to adapt quickly to new areas of law as the industry progresses and also be a team player.
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