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Private Client (Wills Tax Trusts) lawyer 2+ years’ PQE EXETER

Farrar Levin Legal Recruitment
Exeter, Devon (GB)
to £68,000
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Well-regarded Private Client team in Exeter is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and ambitious Private Client (Wills Tax Trusts) lawyer of 2 or more years’ PQE. The team advises on the full range of Private Client work including: tax advice for individuals and their wealth; the orderly succession of wealth from one generation to the next; creation and administration of trust and other vehicles to hold and manage private wealth; the governance of family-owned businesses; and, will preparation. You will have the opportunity to further expand your knowledge and build on your experience in this friendly and supportive team. This opportunity also offers a real opportunity for career progression. Examples of recent work include the following: • advising the trustees of a family trust holding an estate on the transfer of land to the next generation • advising a landowner on ways to structure the ownership of land before entering into a promotion agreement • advising a family business owner on the transfer of the business and on the inheritance tax position on their death • advising an Italian non-UK domiciled client moving to the UK on secondment on pre-arrival planning • restructuring a Jersey trust and underlying company holding UK property • advising a UK/US couple on their estate planning including reviewing their lifetime revocable grantor trust and advising on the UK tax position.

The successful candidate will currently specialise in Private Client law and understand the importance of not just legal excellence but offering advice in a way that reflects a client's objectives. The firm incorporates hybrid working arrangements between home and office and employees are required to work in the office at least 50% of the time. The team prides itself on a high-performance culture whilst offering a good work/life balance.


Farrar Levin Legal Recruitment specialises in the recruitment of qualified lawyers from NQ to Partner level. In addition to finding lawyers new opportunities in the England & Wales jurisdiction we also recruit lawyers into offshore jurisdictions such as the Channel Islands and Caribbean/ Bermuda.

At FLLR we seek to provide a bespoke recruitment service which suits the purposes and needs of each individual candidate. Our aim is to source/ generate opportunities appropriate to your specialist legal discipline or assist you in moving across to an alternative legal discipline which you have identified as preferable to your current specialist area.

If you are an organisation looking to recruit a lawyer (or lawyers), we can assist you by trying to source candidates for your recruitment needs. In addition to working on specific vacancies, we may (from time to time) send details of candidates who possess specialist legal skills/ knowledge relevant to you and therefore could be potentially of interest. In some cases, these candidates may even have the potential to add value to your current client portfolio by possessing a following (ie. client contacts who offer immediate fee-earning opportunities).

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