Private Client Partner

Bournemouth – £70,000 - £80,000


Competitive Package

Private Client Partner - Bournemouth

An opportunity for a Private Client Partner or Senior Solicitor looking to make the step up to partner level has arisen in the Bournemouth area. This role is working with an extremely well established private practice, which has grown organically to become a market leader in the Bournemouth area.

Candidates will ideally have a strong following and a detailed understanding of the Private Client market in Bournemouth and associated work areas involved within it.

It is essential, given the seniority of this role that the successful candidate has experience in all of the following areas of work:

▪ Lifetime gifts
▪ Tax efficient Wills
▪ Lifetime trusts
▪ Asset protection
▪ Succession planning
▪ Estate administration
▪ Court of Protection

Furthermore, it is expected that the candidate who would succeed in this role would have:

* 10 years or more PQE;
* strong technical expertise in Private Client matters;
* a Cambridge following and strong network within the local area.
* a proven track record in winning new clients and forming longstanding
* demonstrable people skills; both with clients and colleagues;
* a great team-player with a passion for sharing your knowledge and
experience for the benefit of other's development;
* strong organisational skills and an understanding of project management

I am keen to speak with partners who are able to demonstrate competencies in the above. Please send me your CV for consideration and I will call you for a confidential conversation.

Please contact Steven Collings, Managing Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Steven Collings

Managing Consultant
0121 272 7371

Steven joined Douglas Scott in 2014. He currently manages a team of three, handling recruitment for the region spanning the South West of England and South Wales. Steven predominantly focuses on the recruitment for all areas of Private Practice and works with a variety of high-profile clients; this includes the majority of Legal 500 firms. Steven also works with candidates of all levels from Legal Assistant up to Partner level. Prior to Douglas Scott, he spent 3 years working within the Senior Team, as well as, one year in the Accountancy team at two other well-known recruitment agencies. Steven attended UCLan university and graduated with a BA degree in Communication and Media studies.

"It has been a pleasure to work with Steve Collings and the team at Douglas Scott. Steve, not only has a proactive approach to recruitment, but has an in-depth knowledge of the Property Law sector and a unique understanding of what employers are looking for. Steve does not simply try to hammer square pegs into round holes, he takes the time to get to know you and what you would like to achieve in your next role. He is passionate about his work, which does not end once a position has been secured. Steve and the team have been on hand to assist with the post interview and job offer formalities which has been of great help. 

I would not hesitate in recommending Steve Collings and Douglas Scott."

National Network Conveyancer | Bristol

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Wills & Probate Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £70,000 - £80,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Reference: SC52859

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