Senior Associate Private Client Solicitor / Director

  • Salford
  • Permanent
  • Competitive

Are you an accomplished Senior Solicitor seeking a stimulating career move? Join an esteemed Private Client team and embark on a journey of professional growth and fulfilment. A forward-thinking firm are looking for individuals operating at Senior Associate / Director / Partner level who are eager to expand their expertise and make a meaningful impact.

As a pivotal member of an established Private Client team, you’ll collaborate closely with a Director and Head of Private Client Department. ¬†Drawing on your extensive background, you’ll navigate a diverse array of private client matters, demonstrating proficiency in complex wills, trusts, estate administration, and more. With a minimum of 6 years’ high-quality private client experience and a proven track record in supervising legal professionals, you’ll play a crucial role in elevating the teams capabilities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling intricate wills and future planning scenarios
  • Providing counsel on trust utilisation, particularly regarding asset protection and support for disabled family members
  • Overseeing trust management, including account maintenance and tax compliance
  • Managing high-value probate and estate administration cases
  • Offering guidance and mentorship to junior team members, fostering their professional development

You will engage directly with clients, their families, and caregivers, offering expert advice on a spectrum of legal and practical concerns. From matters referred by the Court of Protection team to those solicited from external law firms and professionals, your role will encompass diverse client interactions spanning various complexities and nuances.
You will be joining a dynamic team comprising 6 Solicitors, supported by two Trainee Solicitors and a dedicated Paralegal, all bolstered by two diligent Secretaries. This firms hybrid working model ensures flexibility and collaboration, with the expectation of two office days per week to facilitate team cohesion and synergy.
On offer is a competitive salary relative to experience with a benefits package inclusive of 27 days annual leave+ bank holidays, gym membership, life insurance, attendance bonus scheme and annual bonus, etc. 

If you are looking to elevate your career in a supportive and dynamic environment, where your contributions are valued and rewarded then please get in touch with Justine now for an informal and confidential discussion on 0161 914 7357 or email your current CV to

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