Solicitor - Private Client (2yrs+ PQE) - Glasgow

LEGAL - Legal
Ref: 32 Date Posted: Tuesday 06 Nov 2018
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We are representing one of the leading and prestigious law firms in the Scottish legal sector. Industry experts with an enviable reputation, they have a rare opening within their Private Client team.

 

Job Description

The opportunity available is for a Solicitor to join a busy Private Client department, within The Private Client team. who has an enviable reputation within the sector.  The role requires a talented, enthusiastic and motivated Solicitor who will manage their own caseload.

The successful candidate can expect to be involved in working on:-

  • Drafting Wills and Powers of Attorney;
  • Executry administration;
  • Trust creation and administration;
  • Tax planning;
  • Guardianship applications; and
  • General Private Client business.
  • Key Responsibilities

The type of work is broad-ranging, stimulating and often innovative. You will also be involved in the preparation and delivery of research and training from time to time and in networking activities generally.  Commercial awareness is essential.

Experience Required

Applicants should have a minimum of 2 years PQE, dealing with all aspects of Private Client work including Wills, Probate, Trusts, Charities, Powers of Attorney and general client facing instructions preferably gained within a similarly reputable Private Client department. The ideal candidate would be able to work with the minimum supervision.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

In addition to being able to demonstrate relevant legal expertise, the successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Applicants must be able to juggle a busy and varied workload, have an enthusiastic approach to work and enjoy working in a team environment.

 

Should this particular position not be suitable, yet you would like to explore alternative opportunities, do feel free to contact me on 01786 437010 for a confidential conversation.  You can also email me on sharon@leithbuckley.co.uk.

We are currently working on a number of confidential opportunities that may not be externally advertised, so please do get in touch.