Private Client Solicitor

Our Client, a top 100 law firm is seeking a Lawyer/Solicitor to work within a well-established Private Client Department at their offices in Waterlooville, Hampshire.

We are ideally looking for an individual who will thrive in a challenging and varied role, quickly becoming a valued and integral part of the Trusts and Estates team. 

Ideally you will have the following relevant skills and experience:

  • Be a lawyer/solicitor with 7 years PQE+
  • Be experienced in the full range of probate related matters. Including inheritance tax issues, trusts and the drafting of trust documents
  • Be technically competent with a wide range of experience in private client matters
  • Have excellent rapport building skills, client management and client care skills
  • Have a proactive approach to business development
  • Be a member of STEP (this is desirable, not essential)

Key Skills:

  • Strong ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Professional with a pro-active approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • Highly proficient in the use of a range of IT suites

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary dependant upon experience. 

Please call Georgina Sowden at Optimal Recruitment for an informal confidential conversation and to register your interest in this role.