Private Client Senior Associate

Slough – £50,000 - £70,000

Private Client Senior Solicitor/Head of Department


Competitive Salary

A legal 500 firm based in the heart of Slough requires a Senior Solicitor to join their Private Client team dealing with a varied caseload covering all aspects of Wills and Probate and Private Client work.

This is an opportunity for you to join an award-winning, Legal 500 firm with a busy Private Client department that will offer excellent growth opportunities. You will be taking over an extensive and varied workload in a firm which has a strong reputation for quality work. You will be required to manage and grow the department with genuine progression opportunity for the right candidate. The type of work that you will be required to deal with are wills and probate; complex tax and estate planning; court of protection; lasting powers of attorney and Trusts.

The firm deals with a wide range of high-quality Private Client work including working for high net worth individuals so a broad knowledge is essential.
Experience Required:

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability and desire to grow client base to generate business for the firm
• Able to hit the ground running and is able to deal with all Private Client matters from beginning to end with minimal supervision
• Ability to meet fee earning targets
• Full STEP qualification is desirable but not essential.
• Minimum 2:1 degree and/or a Commendation from their LPC.
• The ideal candidate must have trained and practiced in an established and reputable law firm.
• You will be a confident and skilled Private Client solicitor with 5+ years PQE

What's on offer:

• An above market rate salary dependant on experience
• High quality workload with a high level of autonomy
• Genuine future partnership prospects

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Emily Flewitt

Head of London and Home Counties
0203 846 3071

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: £50,000 - £70,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Slough
  • Reference: J67621-16

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