Solicitor – Private Client including Wills, Trusts and Probate, Wiltshire
Our client, a highly regarded private regional practice law firm with a number of offices in Wiltshire due to expansion now requires a senior level Private Client Solicitor or Lawyer to join their team that specialises in Wills, Trusts and Probate . This exciting full-time role will involve working on an existing high quality and HNW caseload and will involve extensive travel within the region and therefore own transport is required, mileage will be paid.
Prior specialist Private Client experience will have been obtained in a leading UK based Regional or local law firm with a strong reputation for high quality of work in this area of law. This experience should include Estate Planning, Trust creation, Wills, Probate and Court of Protection work ideally combined with people management and excellent drafting skills.
The job role will involve the following:
- Drafting trusts and documents to vary and terminate trusts.
- Advising on tax planning. including Inheritance tax and capital gains tax for individuals.
- Applying for Grant of Probate.
- Preparing and drafting Wills.
- Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection applications.
- Advising on succession issues on death.
- Estate Planning and Administration of Estates
- Elderly client matters including Lasting Powers of Attorney, nursing home funding and Deputyships
We are looking for a candidate with excellent client care skills who is organised, professional and is confident in business development, networking and marketing to promote and grow the department further and his/ her own continued personal development and self promotion. Ideally the job holder should be STEP qualified or working towards it.
This role is presents a perfect opportunity for relocation to rural Wiltshire or for those candidates looking for a better life/ work balance but still with high quality of work within a thriving and highly reputable private practice law firm. Alternative roles within Private Client are available within the North Hampshire and Wiltshire areas, please contact us for further information.
A competitive market rate salary and benefits package will be offered based upon skills and experience together with excellent prospects.
All applications will be reviewed within 48 hours of receipt and shortlisted candidates contacted within that time frame.