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Solicitor or Legal Executive – Tax, Trusts & Estates, Chichester

A Tax, Trusts and Estate Solicitor with a PQE of 3 – 5 years or the equivalent as a Legal Executive, is now required for an expanding team within a leading and highly regarded private practice law firm in Chichester.

Prior specialist Private Client experience dealing with HNW clients will have been obtained in a leading UK based Regional or City law firm with a strong reputation for high quality. This will have included Wealth Planning including Tax, Trusts, Probate and Estate Planning.

The job role will involve the following:

Advising on tax planning. For example:

Inheritance tax and capital gains tax for individuals.

Structuring trusts.

Variation of existing trusts.

Taxation of disposals of assets (for example land or private company shares).

Complex Wills

Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney (with delegation if appropriate).

Some advice on offshore trusts, but almost all clients are UK domiciled and UK resident.

Advising on succession issues on death.

Asset planning

Ideally the job holder should be STEP qualified and confident in business development and marketing to promote and grow the department further and his/ her own continued personal development and self promotion. Management and Training skills would also be a bonus.

This role is an ideal platform for progression within a specialist area of law and presents an excellent opportunity to join a progressive and expanding law firm.

A competitive market rate salary and benefits package will be offered based upon skills and experience.

All applications will be reviewed within 48 hours of receipt and shortlisted candidates contacted within that time frame.