HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT

Posted 9 April by Law Staff Legal Recruitment Easy Apply
Ambitious and commercially minded Private Client Solicitor with STEP membership and accreditation sought to lead department at successful firm in Maidenhead.

The Firm
Our client is a successful practice who provide a wide range of legal services to businesses and individuals. Led by a team of experts, they are committed to providing a professional and personal service which is both cost-effective and efficient. This work ethic and commitment to client care are reflected in their employees who are both approachable and friendly. Experiencing a period of continued growth and expansion, they are now looking to recruit a Head of Private Client for their office in Maidenhead.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a Head of Private Client to join a successful firm and lead its Private Client Department to ensure the delivery of organised, client-orientated, efficient and profitable legal services. Your duties will include: Wills; estate administration; trusts; tax planning; LPAs and; Court of Protection work. Therefore, the firm is looking for outstanding technical knowledge and experience in these matters. Business development is a key feature of the role where you will increase the volume of new high quality and profitable work through networking, advertising and marketing. You will undertake strategic reviews of the performance of the department and design and implement short, medium and long term plans for the improvement and growth of the department. Overall, you will manage and supervise other Private Client fee earners to ensure balanced distribution of work and achievement
of billing and other performance targets. In return, the firm offers a competitive salary and bonus scheme together with genuine scope for career progression. Offering a good work/life balance, the firm provides a supportive and friendly work environment.

The Candidate
Applications are encouraged from Solicitors and Legal Executives with at least 8 years’ PQE in Private Client matters.
You will be technically skilled in all aspects of Private Client.
STEP membership and accreditation is required.
You will be able to demonstrate proven management and business development experience in a similar role.
The ability to manage your own varied caseload including work for high net worth clients is essential.
You will possess great communication and client care skills.
Commercial acumen will be a key attribute.
Overall, the successful Private Client Lawyer will be able to demonstrate a sense of urgency and the desire and skill to deliver work ahead of client expectations.

HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENT

For further details of this Head of Private Client vacancy, please contact Chris quoting reference CE01914641.

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