Private Client Solicitor
Private Client Solicitor
Post date: 10 Dec 2021 (39 days ago)
Private Client Solicitor (2-5 years’ PQE) with a competitive salary, a great work life balance and excellent benefits, you’ll be based at our fantastic offices in the vibrant town centre of Altrincham.
Myerson Solicitors LLP is one of the largest independent legal practices in the North West of England. We are an award-winning law firm that boast the very best expert lawyers within the industry. Working with a variety of clients across a range of services and sectors within the UK and internationally, we can assure you that every day is unique at Myerson.
Described as “exceptionally professional” by the Legal 500 and Tier 1, the Department advises on a wide spectrum of private client matters, predominantly acting for high net worth individuals and business owners.
Typical matters include
- Preparation of tax-efficient wills
- Inheritance tax mitigation and asset protection advice
- Use of lifetime trusts, often in connection with Family Investment Companies
- Administration of estates (very typically taxable estates or estates with some complicating factor)
- Administration of trusts
- Preparing and Registering Lasting Powers of Attorney
- Applications to the Court of Protection
Who we are looking for
The position would suit someone with a good academic background and training who is looking to further develop their career. The successful candidate must be STEP qualified, have exceptional technical and communication skills and a pragmatic and solution focused approach to their work and a desire to provide outstanding client service. Experience of providing high quality private client advice to high net worth individuals is essential. Candidates are required to have excellent knowledge of all areas of wills, trusts and probate and experience of providing high quality advice representing a leading law firm.
Candidates will need to demonstrate high levels of technical skill and the ability to maintain strong client relationships. Candidates are also required to demonstrate how they can promote the private client services and other legal services offered by the firm to existing and new target clients and obtain referrals from contacts and referrers. As noted above, an existing membership of STEP is a pre-requisite for this position.
As an award-winning law firm, we are passionate about finding eager, knowledgeable individuals and supporting them to become leaders in their field. We are looking for forward-thinking individuals with enthusiasm for their role.
The culture at Myerson offers an innovative and distinct workplace in both its approach and ideologies.
Find out what it's like to work at our fast growing, award winning law firm by reading the Myerson Careers Brochure here.
Generous annual leave, private healthcare, death in service scheme, subsidised gym membership and a contributory pension scheme. We have also introduced a new Smart Working scheme which allows for an element of home working and greater flexibility around working hours.
To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Myerson are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance and proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds with the same ethos, passion and enthusiasm.