Private Client Solicitor

Worthing – £40,000 - £55,000

A private client lawyer with court of protection experience is required for a rewarding opportunity within progressive, award winning firm in Worthing, West Sussex. Working as part of an established Private Client team, you will manage a varied caseload that will include Court of Protection matters and provide mental capacity law experience that will help grow the court of protection specialism within the firm.

As a Private Client Lawyer you will take on existing Deputyship work and help build up and develop the support team. You will advise on matters of wills, probate and lasting powers of attorney. This role will also work closely with the PI/Clinical Negligence Department so you will be in an excellent position to help grow the firms reputation and have access to interesting work. This could be a great opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to take on or grow into a leadership role for a firm that has an excellent reputation and an established market presence.

Applications are invited from experienced Court of Protection Solicitors or Private Client Solicitors who have handled Court of Protection files as part of a broader case-load. You will have the ability to build and develop strong relationships it is essential that you are an excellent communicator.

Please contact Guy Pearson, Divisional Head, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Guy Pearson

Divisional Head
+44 203 846 3071

Guy joined Douglas Scott in 2015 and now manages the London & South East Private Practice team. He recruits for City centre based and large scale international firms, top 100’s, leading regional and boutique practices. Guy places candidates of all levels from both qualified and non-qualified backgrounds. He always aims to build long term relationships with both candidates and clients and prides himself on delivering a professional, honest, and dedicated service. Prior to joining Douglas Scott, Guy spent 5 years working with a well-known national recruiter working within the Senior Finance market. Guy attained a BA (hons) degree in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Wills & Probate Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Worthing
  • Reference: J54023

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