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Senior Private Client Lawyer

Hays Legal
England, Somerset, Minehead
Closing date
6 Jun 2024

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Your new firm

Our fantastic client is looking to hire an ambitious and experienced Senior Private Client Lawyer to join their Team in a pivotal lead role. This client is a great national firm with offices across England. This role will be based in their Minehead office. This role is offering Hybrid working and a competitive salary.

Your new role

This opportunity is excellent for an ambitious and thoroughly experienced Senior Private Client Lawyer who is business oriented and ready to take on the next step in their career with responsibility for a team. In this role you will be taking on managerial responsibility for the team as well as driving business development.Key Responsibilities for this role:

  • Manage a varied caseload of general private client work, including: residential property, complex wills, estate administration, and more.
  • Manage junior members of the team and support staff in the Minehead office.
  • Assist the head of the private client department with overall department management and running, along with business developmen

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this exciting opportunity, you will need to have plenty of general private client experience and demonstrable abilities in business development demonstrating the ability to build upon the client base. You will also need to have a proven track record of independently running a full case load of general private client work which will include complex wills, estate administrations (including higher value/ landed estates and intestacy), LPAs / OPG work, trusts and estate planning and declarations of trust for property. You will need experience in guiding and managing junior members of a team as well as the ambition to grow in this capacity.

What you'll get in return

As well as a very competitive salary and great career prospects, you will enjoy an employee benefits package.
With both flexible and hybrid working options available, this is a great opportunity that would suit full-time lawyers, and those already in the Southwest or those looking to relocate to the Southwest in the future.

What you'll need to do now

If you are interested in this role or are looking for further information, please do not hesitate to contact Ralph Barreto on 0117374 6300.
If this job is not right for you, but you are looking for a new job, please feel free to get in touch for a confidential discussion on your career.
We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less experience.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Company info
020 3465 0139
107 Cheapside
United Kingdom

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