Private Client Partner

6 days left

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted
19 Apr 2021
Closes
17 May 2021
Ref
BBBH29320
Contact
Lucy Burt
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Partner

This firm are a top choice for senior lawyers due to the accolades they have under their belt. They are innovative, dynamic, and pioneering in the work that they do.

The Partnership is very well run and this opportunity provides entrepreneurial and driven individuals the chance to come on board and help to continue to pave the way to excellence.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focused, and everything they do focuses around putting the client at the centre of their focus. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals. They house Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Private Client Partner to join their flourishing Leeds office in the heart of the City.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the private client department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked private client department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting private client Partners. They often deal with an affluent HNW individual, sometimes with International assets and interests.

The caseload will involve wills, trusts, probates, inheritance tax, estate administration and LPA's.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda.

Requirements

  • You will be a Private Client Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE, there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will be used to dealing with a contentious caseload
  • You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience; on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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