Private Client Solicitor


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Private Client Solicitor Leeds ££50,000 + per annum HOB816 Permanent

Our client who are a leading national  law firm require a 2-5 years PQE Private Client Solicitor to join their expanding department.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing own caseload of varied Private Client matters
  • Dealing with the administration of Trusts
  • Dealing with Stockbrokers in respect of Trust assets, making the appropriate distributions
  • Completing of tax returns, including calculating the tax where necessary or liaising with accountants
  • Dealing with the administration of Estates, whether under a Will or the rules of Intestacy
  • Meeting bereaved clients and Executors to take instructions and manage estate and all stakeholder administration appropriately ensuring all required documents are in place in a timely and accurate manner
  • Taking instructions and drafting Wills to meet specific requirements
  • Looking after a number of clients where partners are appointed as Attorneys under Enduring Powers of Attorney and Court Orders
  • Registering Enduring Powers of Attorney at the Court of Protection/Office of the Public Guardian. Preparing and registering, when necessary, Lasting Powers of Attorney; and
  • Dealing with complex issues that require research and discussion with other members of the Private Client department.

The successful applicant will have a strong understanding of private client law and experience in the majority of the above areas. The ideal candidate will be highly competent in Microsoft Office with good all-round IT skills, have flexibility and the ability to provide a personalised service to all clients and be self-motivated and organised with the ability to work on their own initiative.

Please apply via the section to the right or contact the team on the following details: 

T: 0333 0508270