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Senior Solicitor - Private Client

JMC Legal Recruitment
Scotland, Aberdeen
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

Job Details

A leading Legal 500 Scottish firm is seeking to appoint a Senior Private Client Solicitor (2-4 years PQE) to join their dynamic Aberdeen office.

This role is ideal for solicitors looking for a varied workload, excellent benefits, and a warm, supportive working environment. It's a great opportunity to advance your career.

The Firm

This ambitious firm has built a strong reputation as a market leader in legal services nationwide. With numerous Legal 500 practice area rankings, the firm's expertise is well-recognized. It attracts some of the highest-caliber legal talent in the UK, with many lawyers receiving individual recognition, including Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners accolades.

The firm's partners are known for being friendly, down-to-earth, and approachable. They have created a supportive environment where employees have significant autonomy over their work. Clients range from families and high-net-worth individuals to FTSE 100 companies, providing solicitors with diverse and enriching experiences, allowing them to become true experts in their fields.

The firm's excellent work and support from renowned colleagues make it common for staff to progress quickly and gain internal recognition for their efforts. If you seek to develop your expertise in Private Client work and take a rewarding step forward in your career, this opportunity is ideal.

The Role

As part of a collaborative team, the successful applicant will support the established and growing Glasgow Private Client team. The role involves handling a dynamic caseload of clients, including high-net-worth individuals, and offering a range of advice on asset protection, tax, and executry administration.

You will work with large trusts and estates, support succession planning, and create and execute wills and powers of attorney. Additionally, you will handle guardianship and capacity cases. This role offers exposure to a wide range of clients and cases of varying sizes and complexities, providing the successful candidate with unparalleled practical experience.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experienced in Private Client work and able to work independently with support.
  • Capable of managing a varied caseload with a range of clients, including high-net-worth individuals.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with clients and colleagues.
  • Well-organized with the ability to prioritize tasks efficiently.
  • Has a good understanding of financial matters related to Private Client work.
  • Open to training for the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) qualification.

What's on Offer

  • Join a friendly and motivated team within a growing firm with an esteemed reputation.
  • Career progression through continuous professional development and exposure to a diverse caseload.
  • A highly competitive salary.
  • Excellent benefits, including comprehensive well-being considerations.

Apply now for immediate consideration or get in touch with Sid Wright on 01612403763/ for a confidential chat.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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