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Senior Private Client Solicitor - HOD

QED Legal
£75000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits: WFH, Healthcare, Pension
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

Job Details

£75,000 - £100,000

QED Legal is working on an exciting opportunity for an aspiring Senior Private Client Associate who wants to move into a Head of Department role at a well-established and highly reputable law firm in Buckinghamshire.

The successful candidate will join this leading law firm, working with HNW client base which has been built upon for decades and with a great team to be overseeing.

It is important that the person to be at Senior Associate or HOD level if possible with some managerial experience. 

The ideal candidate must:

  • Have 7+ years post-qualifying, in relevant area of practise
  • Be experienced with handling a caseload including Probate and Administration of Estates, Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax.
  • A private client specific accreditation or qualification such as STEP or SFE would be ideal
  • Must have managerial experience either as SA or as HOD.
Personal attributes:

  • A client-centered focus and proactively maximising client relationships
  • A can-do, motivated & positive attitude
  • Excellent communicator both written & oral
On offer 2 days WFH, a bonus scheme, medical healthcare, enhanced pension scheme and more. One of their biggest selling point is their personability. They are a really approachable team that have nurtured their culture. 

If this role sounds appealing to you, you fit the criteria above and you would like to know further information on the firm and their package, get in touch with me & we can have a conversation about this role, and what other roles may cater to your needs and what might be relevant for you. 
If you believe you match the requirements to this role, or know someone who does, then get in touch with our Senior Legal Consultant Leah Roberts.

Mobile: 0751 4477 427

Or by applying to this vacancy. 

Synonym titles: private client solicitor, senior private client solicitor, junior private client solicitor, wills and probate solicitor, senior wills and probate solicitor, junior wills and probate solicitor, private client associate, senior private client associate, junior private client associate, wills and probate associate, senior wills and probate associate, head of private client, head of department.


As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your career.

• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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