Senior Solicitor

Exordium Recruitment
£50,000 per annum
12 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We're looking for a senior solicitor to help lead and develop our trusts and tax teams in Sheffield, Bristol and Stratford. If you can bring us the expert legal experience and natural people skills we're after, we can offer you the chance to develop your profile with a business that puts people at the heart of its strategy.

We're passionate about our customers, members and colleagues and doing the right thing. As a senior solicitor with us, we'll look to you to coach and develop colleagues across our trusts and tax department. You'll be hands on too; managing more complex cases focussed on drafting, advising and supervising the creation of lifetime trusts, deeds of appointment, deeds of variation and other succession and tax related issues.

What you'll do:
  • act on instructions recorded by estate planning consultants via the in-house case management system
  • act as the technical expert for all fields relating to tax and trusts
  • actively support and mentor a team of solicitors to provide our clients with the best possible service and legal advice
  • look for training and development opportunities for the team
  • draft wills, LPAs and trust instruments for your own cases, as well as overseeing and managing the team's
  • advise upon inheritance tax and capital gains tax issues (including mitigation strategies)

This role will suit people who:
  • are passionate about law and delivering a great client service
  • can bring proven experience as a private client solicitor
  • already have or are working towards STEP or CTA qualification
  • have trusts and tax expertise
  • have great problem solving and multi-tasking skills
  • have confidence working on multiple diverse cases at any one time
  • have accuracy and attention to detail