Private Client Solicitor
An opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor to join a Private Client Team in the Highlands dealing with a broad spectrum of work including wills, trusts and executries. This role will involve regular client contact and the successful candidate should be committed to providing an excellent level of client care. In addition to technical competencies, the candidate should also be able to communicate in a confident, clear, and relaxed way and enjoy working as part of a close and well-integrated team.
The successful candidate will be working with an independent firm of Solicitors and Estate Agents with a reputation for providing an excellent and outstanding service to clients. The Private Client team acts for a wide range of clients, providing a full range of private client services including all aspects of trust and executry administration, the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, tax and succession planning and other private client related matters such as the administration of the financial affairs of elderly clients in residential or nursing care.
Our client will consider candidates that are NQ or experienced for this role. The salary will be DOE.
Key responsibilities include:
o Provision of a quality service to clients in dealing principally with Executries, but also with the preparation of Wills and tax planning, preparation of Powers of Attorney, administration of trusts and guardianships and the financial affairs of elderly clients in permanent residential care.
o Be able to do the necessary accounts and to have an awareness of all tax implications in relation to Executries and Wills.
o Generate satisfactory level of fee income in accordance with set fee income targets, record all time and fee promptly during and/or on completion of transactions.
o Adhere to monthly fee earner certificate process.
o Keep up to date with developments in the law and regulatory requirements.
o Take part in regular departmental business meetings.
Key experience and skills required:
o Demonstrates an appropriate range of legal knowledge and seeks to develop technical competence.
o Ability to develop positive working relationships across the firm and with clients; gain the respect of colleagues.
o Ability to assess clients` needs and offer practical guidance.
o Willingness to network and promote the firm`s services.
If you are interested in applying for the above role and possess the relevant experience please send your CV or if you wish to have a confidential chat, call 01463729213.