Private Client Lawyer – Sheffield – Hybrid Working
A large Sheffield full-service law firm with offices in South Yorkshire are looking to add a further fee earner to their Private Client team. The teams success has been achieved by delivering the highest quality legal advice to business and private clients, many of whom have remained with the firm for generations. From Solicitors, qualified professionals and non-qualified Legal Assistants to Information Technology, Human Resources and Marketing, this firm offers a fatastic career in a variety of areas. Whether starting or growing your career, the firm can offer a performance-driven culture filled with talented and innovative teams and colleagues.
The Personal Legal Services Department of this firm is embarking on a substantial period of strategic growth and are currently recruiting into their Niche Intestacy team within the Wills & Probate Department.
This is an excellent opportunity for ambitious, determined, and enthusiastic candidate wanting to join a niche, growing department with equally ambitious plans servicing national work with clear strategic plans for growth and development.
This is an exciting role for a NQ to 2 years and 3- 5 year PQE admitted Solicitor / Chartered Legal Executive in Private Client work. The successful candidate will join a highly established department and form part of its niche Intestacy Team based at the Head Office in Sheffield.
The ideal candidate will be eager to contribute to the growth and expansion of this team and continue to develop as a technically skilled Lawyer. Whilst it is desirable for the candidate to have expertise in this specialist area, as a minimum, they will possess a good breadth of Private Client experience, ideally gained at a reputable law firm and will be able to demonstrate running an independent caseload and meeting or exceeding financial targets. The successful candidate will work well with others, with the ability to supervise and develop less experienced members of the team.
This role will require the handling a high volume of complex Private Client matters, mainly consisting of intestate estates, some involving foreign assets. You will also work closely with the firm’s Contentious Probate Department.
You will be commercially aware, have good client care skills, an eye for detail and will have an excellent understanding of estate accounts.
You will be required to deliver excellent client service in the following areas of work:
- Intestate estates
- Asset tracing
- Empty homes
- Probate and the administration of estates
- Inheritance tax
- Capital gains tax
- Income tax
- Claims to the Court Funds Office
The successful candidate may also be required to travel nationally if needed to See clients where required. For more inforamation contact Rob Addy on 07378 123456 or click apply today for more information.
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