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Private Client Solicitor 8 Years PQE+


Stephens Scown LLP
Salary: Competitive
Company benefits: Healthcare, Life insurance, Pension scheme, Cycle to work scheme
Location: South West
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 10+
Contact: Joanna Doroszkiewicz
Sector: Private Client
Category: Solicitor Jobs
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We have ranked in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For List for the last 5 years!

We are looking for an ambitious Private Client Solicitor to join the Private Client team in our Exeter Office. This is a full time opportunity working 9am-5.15pm Monday to Friday.

The firm has plans to develop and grow the Private Client team and aims for the team to be at the heart of the business, working with all clients for their lifetime planning work as well as continuing to develop the probate work for the future. The firm is matching its ambition for the team’s future with significant investment to achieve its aspirations.

The Role:

You will undertake a varied and interesting client caseload which will include, but is not limited to: lifetime planning for, higher net worth and business clients, succession and elderly client issues. A particular part of this role will be developing the existing relationships with other teams (Family, Real Estate, Corporate and Contentious Probate/Trusts) to provide assistance with their work, and also to promote the cross referral of work into the Private Client team. In addition to fee earning work, there will be administrative duties, such as assisting with general management of the team, supervision and assistance for junior members of the team and Lexcel compliance. The successful applicant will also be expected to get involved in business development activities. You will be responsible for managing the team that provides advice on lifetime planning, including developing the long term plans for this work, processing the work, marketing and promoting the team and overseeing its finances. This is a key part of the role. The team is undertaking a full review of its processes, precedents and methods of working to ensure that they reflect client and referrer expectations for the future.

Are you the right person?

The ideal candidate will be a Private Client lawyer who is 8 years PQE +. You will be an ambitious individual who is ready for their next challenge. You will be looking to make your mark and build a successful career. This role will provide the opportunity for personal challenge and career development. You will have the experience, knowledge and capability to work on your own caseload, and also be able to work and collaborate as part of a team. You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to take a commercial and forward thinking approach to the development and management of the team. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a focus on exceptional client care. You will also be used to working in a busy and highly professional driven environment. The position would suit someone who is able to use their initiative, is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines while remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills, professional telephone manner and attention to detail is essential. You will also have a flexible approach and the ability to work well within a team environment You will also need to be IT literate and be able to use a case management system.

What we can offer you:

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, FTE of 25 days’ holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes. Our employees also benefit from our employee ownership profit share scheme. If this sounds like you and you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application quoting your most current or most recent salary.

Agencies will be asked to work with us on this role if required. Speculative candidates submitted through agencies we have not instructed will not be considered to be represented by that agency.

All positions with Stephens Scown are subject to DBS check. More information can be obtained from our Human Resources department.

We have ranked in the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For List for the last 5 years!

We are looking for an ambitious Private Client Solicitor to join the Private Client team in our Exeter Office. This is a full time opportunity working 9am-5.15pm Monday to Friday.

The firm has plans to develop and grow the Private Client team and aims for the team to be at the heart of the business, working with all clients for their lifetime planning work as well as continuing to develop the probate work for the future. The firm is matching its ambition for the team’s future with significant investment to achieve its aspirations.

The Role:

You will undertake a varied and interesting client caseload which will include, but is not limited to: lifetime planning for, higher net worth and business clients, succession and elderly client issues. A particular part of this role will be developing the existing relationships with other teams (Family, Real Estate, Corporate and Contentious Probate/Trusts) to provide assistance with their work, and also to promote the cross referral of work into the Private Client team. In addition to fee earning work, there will be administrative duties, such as assisting with general management of the team, supervision and assistance for junior members of the team and Lexcel compliance. The successful applicant will also be expected to get involved in business development activities. You will be responsible for managing the team that provides advice on lifetime planning, including developing the long term plans for this work, processing the work, marketing and promoting the team and overseeing its finances. This is a key part of the role. The team is undertaking a full review of its processes, precedents and methods of working to ensure that they reflect client and referrer expectations for the future.

Are you the right person?

The ideal candidate will be a Private Client lawyer who is 8 years PQE +. You will be an ambitious individual who is ready for their next challenge. You will be looking to make your mark and build a successful career. This role will provide the opportunity for personal challenge and career development. You will have the experience, knowledge and capability to work on your own caseload, and also be able to work and collaborate as part of a team. You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to take a commercial and forward thinking approach to the development and management of the team. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a focus on exceptional client care. You will also be used to working in a busy and highly professional driven environment. The position would suit someone who is able to use their initiative, is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines while remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills, professional telephone manner and attention to detail is essential. You will also have a flexible approach and the ability to work well within a team environment You will also need to be IT literate and be able to use a case management system.

What we can offer you:

In return you will be offered a competitive salary, FTE of 25 days’ holiday per year, life assurance and private medical insurance schemes. Our employees also benefit from our employee ownership profit share scheme. If this sounds like you and you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your application quoting your most current or most recent salary.

Agencies will be asked to work with us on this role if required. Speculative candidates submitted through agencies we have not instructed will not be considered to be represented by that agency.

All positions with Stephens Scown are subject to DBS check. More information can be obtained from our Human Resources department.

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