Solicitor / FCILEx / Lawyer - Birmingham

The Workshop
06 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Solicitor / FCILEx / Lawyer - Birmingham

Private Client - Circa 3-5 Years PQE

Salary dependent on experience

This well-established firm in Birmingham are currently seeking a mid-level Private Client Lawyer to join their busy and profitable team, proactively continuing to develop the growing department.

Applicants will have strong experience dealing with private client matters across the board, with particular experience assisting high net worth clientele. The chosen candidate must have been running a caseload independently and be involved in networking and business development.

Areas of focus will include:

  • Wills drafting
  • Probate administration
  • Court of Protection / LPA
  • Tax planning and advice
  • Trust set up and administration
  • Limited contentious probate work

Ideally candidates will hold STEP or SFE accreditations, or be working towards these. This is by no means essential but highly desirable.

Duties will include:

  • Independently managing own varied caseload of private client matters
  • Responsibility for providing high quality, timely, professional advice on Wills, Probate and Estate administration, Inheritance Planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection Work, Trusts and some Contentious Probate Work.
  • Promoting a compassionate and sensitive disposition client experience when dealing with the elderly or incapacitated.
  • Proactively networking and marketing within the team to generate new business and reputation.
  • Attending clients in their own environment as required.
  • Responsibility for mentoring and assisting more junior team members.
  • Maintaining good billings records within the team.

A very competitive salary and incomparable benefits package is available.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity - please contact Peter at Ashville Knight Recruitment on or email to .