Senior Private Client Solicitor

Basingstoke – Salary negotiable based on experience

Senior Private Client Solicitor/HoD

A well established and leading law firm based in Hampshire require a skilled and experienced Senior Private Client Solicitor to head up the firms private client team.
Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage the private client department, overseeing a team of solicitors and support staff.
  • Provide expert legal advice and representation to high-net-worth individuals and families on matters such as wills, trusts, estate planning, and probate.
  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, ensuring excellent service delivery and client satisfaction.
  • Stay updated on legal developments and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Manage departmental budgets, set strategic goals, and contribute to business development initiatives.
Qualifications:
  • Qualified solicitor with 8+ years of experience in private client law.
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills with experience in team management.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and colleagues.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Business development experience and a track record of client acquisition and retention.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on work-life balance.

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Emily Flewitt

Head of London and Home Counties
0203 846 3071

emily.flewitt@douglas-scott.co.uk

Emily joined Douglas Scott in March 2017, initially as part of the Master Vendor team of consultants focusing on the recruitment for one specialised client account. Emily went on to join the National Support desk where she concentrated on business support roles within law firms. Currently Emily works on the London and South East region desk covering private practice and working with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national practices including well-established departments as well as emerging firms. Emily graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2016 and studied Criminology and Criminal Justice. Previous to this, she completed her A-levels in Business studies, ICT and Sociology. 

"Emily is extremely professional, helpful and really approachable. I found her a delight to communicate with. If it wasn’t for her I wouldn’t have put myself forward for a particular role. She deserves a big thank you for helping me."

Client Development Executive | London


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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Wills & Probate Law, Tax, Trusts & Estates Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Private Practice
  • Salary: Salary negotiable based on experience
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Basingstoke
  • Reference: J78402

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