Private Client Fee Earner

  • Aston
  • Permanent
  • Competitive

We are assisting an award-winning law firm renowned for their dedication to clients, and with a tradition for excellence, in their search for an experienced Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive (FCILEx) to join them in either of their offices in Liverpool, Runcorn, Warrington or Maghull.

While over 200 years old, they’re now one of the fastest-growing high street firms in Merseyside and North Cheshire; they have the latest modern technology and maintain a client-focused approach whilst maintaining their excellent reputation. The firm believes in staff development, offering clear opportunities for advancement and progression, including training contracts and Cilex qualifications. The majority of partners over the years have started as trainees within the firm, and 66% of the current partners were trainee solicitors within the firm.  The firm is rated Number 1 locally on Review Solicitors, with high national ratings, have a supportive, friendly environment, placing people before profit, and offer excellent benefits that include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Up to 28 days holiday PA + bank holidays
  • Sustainable work-life balance
  • Staff rewards and recognition
  • Discounted legal services
  • Agile and flexible working
  • Death in service benefit
  • 24/7 GP access
  • Pension plan

The successful Private Client Fee Earner will be at the forefront of the client experience in providing expect legal advice in relation to Wills, Probate, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection, and manage their own varied caseload, while ensuring that excellent client care is delivered. They will also be required to collaborate with the business development and marketing teams and proactively be involved in networking.   
The candidate must have at least 3+ years PQE with knowledge of the following: 

  • Estate Administration 
  • Trusts 
  • Wills 
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney 
  • Court of Protection 

and have a particular interest in Estate Administration and Trusts.   

The successful candidate will: 

  • Be proactive 
  • Have strong technical knowledge 
  • Possess excellent client care skills 
  • Be able to manage a varied caseload 
  • Be able to work independently with limited supervision

If you are passionate about Private Client law and are looking for a firm that values progression, client service, and a positive work environment, we would love to hear from you.  Please call Justine on 0161 914 7357 or please email your CV to

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