Private Client Lawyer
Our highly regarded and award winning Private Client team is seeking highly motivated, professional candidates, 3-5 PQE, with excellent academics who can demonstrate experience of a wide range of private client work and a keen desire to develop their knowledge and practice. We are looking for an ambitious, professional candidate with excellent academics (ideally 2:1) to join the team at our riverside offices in Kingston upon Thames.
The team has a well established reputation and broad experience over the entire sector with a particular focus on UK domestic issues. Within the wider Private Client team is the Cross-Border group which has an excellent reputation for advising on and assisting with the resolution of tensions between laws of different jurisdictions. In particular, we provide estate planning advice to clients with assets in more than one jurisdiction, advise on tax residency and domicile and assist with the administration of estates with an international dimension.
We handle varied and high quality work to include: estate planning advice; the administration of estates of varying degrees of complexity; advising on cross border issues; the creation, administration and taxation of trusts; advising on and drafting wills; taxation advice; advising on capacity issues.
Our client base is extremely wide-ranging and we advise largely high net worth individuals and have UK based as well as international clients.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate sound knowledge and experience of a range of private client work and is likely to have had broad experience in estate planning and the administration of trusts and estates. It is also essential for the candidate to be able to demonstrate an eagerness to learn and they can develop and maintain good client relationships.
The successful candidate will work mainly within our UK Private Client group and can expect a broad range of work in a supportive environment.
Russell-Cooke offers an excellent opportunity to join a stimulating work environment working alongside friendly and supportive colleagues. The Private Client Team is client-focused in its approach and offers superb career development opportunities.