Private Client Solicitor

  • Durham
  • Permanent
  • Competitive Salary

My client, a long established law firm in the Durham area, are looking to expand their team with a highly motivated Private Client Solicitor to join the existing esteemed team. The successful candidate will manage a diverse caseload, offering expert legal advice on a range of private client matters, including wills, probate, estate planning, trusts, and lasting powers of attorney. This role demands a client-focused approach, exceptional communication skills, and a thorough understanding of the complexities involved in private client law.

This role in particular would suit someone who can work autonomously and is both self-determined and driven to build up their own caseload, be it someone newly qualified or with many years PQE.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Solicitor with experience in private client law. My client is open to people with varying levels of experience as it is you the person who matters most!
  • Demonstrable experience managing a varied caseload independently.
  • Excellent knowledge of wills, probate, trusts, estate planning, and tax law.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport with clients.
  • Highly organised¬†with keen attention to detail and strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

This firm offer a competitive salary relative to experience with some great benefits including generous annual leave entitlement!

If you’re looking to springboard your qualified private client career then please get in touch with Jack on 01133 979 929 or please email your current CV to

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