Head of Private Client

  • Sunderland
  • Permanent
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum

Private Client | Head of Department
Up to £50,000 dependent upon experience

Our client, one of the North Easts leading Law Firms is looking to recruit a Private Client Solicitor to head up it’s Private Client Team in  for its office in Harrogate.
What’s in it for you?

  • A generous holiday allowance of 27 days per annum + Bank Holidays
  • Genuine scope for career progression and potential for partnership
  • The opportunity to become an integral part of the firm’s management team
  • Regular social events
  • Hybrid /flexible working
  • Onsite parking
  • Discount on Legal Services
  • Bonus and regular incentives

This well respected and innovative law firm is keen to appoint a talented Private Client Solicitor, looking to step up into the Head of Department role. With multiple awards and accreditations, our client is renowned for its exemplary client care and as a result are looking for someone who can mirror their values accordingly.
Working closely with the Managing Director your role as Head of Department will include:

  • Overseeing the work of Solicitors, Trainees, Paralegals, Assistants, Secretaries, and others within the Private Client department
  • Training and mentoring the employees of the firm
  • Holding seminars for third parties
  • Ensuring the billing targets are met
  • Conducting team appraisals and managing the performance of the team
  • You will also act as the main management contact for debtors including the obtaining of funds on costs and disbursements
  • Monitoring individual and team targets
  • Building and maintaining solid client relationships

The ideal candidate
As the newly appointed Head of Private Client, you must be a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with upwards of 6 years’ worth of experience in Private Client with a solid understanding of managing a small team. In addition, you will have excellent drafting and communicational skills as well as the ability to fit in with a close-knit team. Someone that really wants to involve themselves in the culture of a firm and immerse themselves into life at the firm will be the perfect fit.

How to Apply

To apply for this  Head of Private Client Role please send a copy of your CV to Laura Baron 
l.baron@clayton-legal.co.uk alternatively give me a call on 0113 3979929  to discuss further.
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