Private Client Solicitor

Job Specification:

Role: Private Client Solicitor
Location: Rome House, 41 Railway Street, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4RP
Hours: Full time; 9am – 5:30pm Monday – Friday
Salary: Market Rate

Job Description:

We are seeking a private client solicitor, for our busy Private Client department in Chatham. This is a busy and varied role covering all aspects of private client work. Experience and knowledge is required in the following fields:

  • Estate and Care Fees Planning
  • Wills and Will Writing
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney
  • Court of Protection
  • Trusts and Trust Administration
  • Probate and Administration of Estates
  • Inheritance Tax Planning and Investments
  • Charities
  • Deputyship

STEP would be preferable but not essential; the Firm assists in career development/studying and candidates undertaking STEP will also be considered.

Candidates:

Successful applicants will have consistent and good private client knowledge, focusing particularly on wills, trusts, estates and tax issues, and must be able to manage their own caseload of files with minimal supervision. Both are demanding roles therefore individuals must be able to prioritise work, use initiative and meet deadlines, coupled with an excellent client manner, smart appearance and good technical competence.
Secretarial support is provided

Staff benefits

  • A one-off taxable payment of £1000 to welcome you aboard after six months continuous service, irrespective of the employee’s role or earnings when applying directly through our website
  • 20 days holiday plus statutory and bank holidays (holiday accrues by one day each year after two years’ continuous employment to a maximum of 25 days after 5 years’ of continuous service)
  • Private healthcare through AXA after six months of continuous employment if you choose to opt in
  • Workplace pension through Scottish Widows
  • 30% discount on all legal services for members of staff where you instruct the firm
  • 25% discount on legal services for staff’s immediate family members (namely parents, siblings and children)
  • Introduction bonuses payable if you introduce a new member of staff to the Firm (subject to terms and conditions, amounts vary)
  • No sick bonus of £100 payable in December if you have zero days off sick in the year
  • Formal black tie Christmas party every year and annual summer BBQ/party firm wide

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