Private Client Lawyer

Johnson Legal
Contract Type
Practice Area
Private Client
£50,500 - £85,000 + bonus & pension
5+ yrs
We are a longstanding, boutique legal firm based in Edinburgh‘s West End. We pride ourselves on our excellent relationships with our clients. Our most important principle is that our clients know that we care about them.

Job Description


We have a well-established Private Client team supported by an experienced paralegal team. We need a dynamic Head of Department. The right candidate will be at either partner or associate level.

Our private client work is for individuals and their businesses. Our people are supported by excellent knowledge management and a collaborative culture. If you invest the time in us, we will invest the time in you.

About you

We want someone ambitious and motivated to drive the business forward into the Exizent era. This is a real opportunity to lead and grow a team: the sky is the limit!

You must be a qualified Solicitor with current practising certificate from the Law Society of Scotland. STEP qualifications are an advantage. You’ll have an excellent understanding of private client law (including wills, executries and trusts), reliable legal judgement and a sound appreciation of legal risk. You will be able to think strategically and creatively, see legal issues in their wider context to produce timely and bespoke advice. As a strong communicator, you’ll be able to make effective decisions, manage and work to deadlines. Ideally you will have experience of working with cloud based practice management systems.

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