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Private Client Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
1 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Private Client
Newly Qualified

Job Details

Private Client NQ | Top 200 Firm | Manchester

This firm is looking for a Newley Qualified Wills Trusts & Probate Solicitor to join their Specialist Private Client team in Altrincham.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Top Tier regional firm is highly reputable across the North West. Though they have a rich heritage dating back several decades, they remain ahead of the curve by embellishing an innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic approach that constantly allows them to evolve.

The firm boasts a contemporary and state-of-the-art office, which they have recently moved to in the heart of the affluent town, of Altrincham. They invest heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available and have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, allowing you more time to focus on generating fees and having more in the way of client contact.
The firm has a large mix of clients and works with some big names both from the City as well as the affluent area they operate in, making an interesting and varied client base. A large number of these clients have been long-standing with the firm and often offer repeat business which gives you a flavour of their success. As well as this, some businesses use the firm as their outsourced legal department.

The firm has a modern and flexible approach to working and understanding its staff is of paramount importance to making them the successful firm they are. They recognise the value of looking after their staff and offer agile working on different levels to individually meet the needs of each employee, with working from home encouraged to fit in with employee's personal lives.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire an ambitious NQ Wills, Trusts & Probate Solicitor who wants to springboard their career joining one of the largest independent Law firms in the North West out of their busy and growing Altrincham Office.

Their Specialist Private Client department is highly is ranked in both the Chambers and Legal 500. The Private Client department provides City expertise, in a modern way and with more flexibility in terms of fees compared with that of city firms. The department works predominantly for UNHW individuals and Business owners

You will find real variety in the type of client base and work, making for a more interesting role. The typical matters you would work on a day-to-day basis would include:

  • Estate Administration
  • LPAs
  • Applications to the Court of Protection
  • Preparing Tax efficient Wills
  • IHT and Asset Protection Advice
  • Lifetime Trusts and Family Investment Companies


  • You will be a Private Client (NQ-2 years PQE)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail
  • You will be commercially minded and enjoy business development and marketing


  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme
  • Excellent career prospects, no glass ceilings

This is an exciting opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor (NQ-2 years PQE) to join this modern, legal 500 ranked firm based in Altrincham, South Manchester.

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


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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