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Associate Solicitor - Private Client

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking to recruit a talented Private Client lawyer at Associate level to join our private client team.

What experience is required?

The role would ideally suit someone who has 5-7 years PQE and is keen to progress their career. STEP qualified or a willingness to become STEP qualified is essential.

The successful candidate will have established experience and reputation in all aspects of private client work, including advising on and drafting wills, managing estate administration working with assistants at legal executive and paralegal level, advising on deeds of variation and basic inheritance tax, advising on and preparing Lasting Powers of attorney, registering Enduring Powers of Attorney and making applications for deputyship. You must of course have track record of delivering the highest quality client care.

Essential skills and attributes

The ability to work within the team structure and to meet relevant deadlines is essential as is a total commitment to providing the best and most responsive client service.

Why should you apply?

In private client matters, Steele Raymond’s personal tax, trust and probate team is recognised by leading legal industry guide the Legal 500 for having ‘particular expertise in tax issues arising in relation to trusts and estates, while also regularly handling Court of Protection matters’. Partner and head of the tax, trusts, wills and probate, Sue Adams, is recommended for ‘dealing with offshore trusts and non-domiciled but UK-resident clients.’

Who will you be working with?

You will be working primarily alongside partner and head of the team Sue Adams. In addition to her role as team leader, Sue is duel qualified as both a solicitor and chartered tax advisor. She holds a distinction in the STEP advanced Diploma in UK Tax for International clients.

The firm

We are a leading regional firm based in Bournemouth providing top quality Private Client and Tax advisory services.

We have a very clear strategy of sustained growth and client excellence.  Our main office has been totally refurbished and we have invested in IT, business development and practice management.  We have significantly grown in the last few years by attracting excellent new Partners and senior team members from other regional firms.  We are very proud of our friendly, supportive culture.  We actively encourage staff to develop their potential and provide excellent prospects for career progression and promotion.

To discuss this exciting opportunity or apply please send your c.v. and covering letter to Sue Adams on sueadams@steeleraymond.co.uk or call 01202 294566

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