PRIVATE CLIENT SENIOR SOLICITOR OR ASSOCIATE

Organisation
Core-Asset Consulting
Reference
9317
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Private Client
Job Type
Contract
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive
PQE
3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Expiry Date
17/05/2017 16:28:00
Core-Asset Consulting’s client, a leading commercial legal firm, is looking for a Private Client Senior Solicitor / Associate to join their Edinburgh office on a permanent basis. This a great opportunity to work for a genuinely friendly

Job Description

Core-Asset Consulting’s client, a leading commercial legal firm, is looking for a Private Client Senior Solicitor / Associate to join their Edinburgh office on a permanent basis.

This a great opportunity to work for a genuinely friendly and approachable private client team who are a focused on making their clients feel valued. The department are well known for providing clear and honest advice on complex issues and take the time to familiarise themselves with their clients’ circumstances and objectives and always provide clear, thorough advice. The firm as whole are known for the collegiate approach, supportive working environment and work life balance.  

Core responsibilities:

  • Delivering an excellent client focused legal service, primarily in all areas covered by the asset protection team
  • Including the provision of wills, estate planning, Powers of Attorney, executry administration and creation of trusts
  • Advising clients on matters relating to Wills, tax and estate planning, Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Executries and Guardianship.
  • Drafting legal documents in connection with all of these matters.
  • Preparing accounting to the client, as required for Trust and Executry administration.
  • Assisting partners and associates.
  • Being proactive in the financial control of your caseload, including accurate time recording and prompt feeing.
  • Contributing constructively to the success of the division.
  • Supporting the Firm’s marketing initiatives and identifying and maximising opportunities to sell the services of the Firm.
  • Delivering technical training as required within the division.

Core skills:

  • Ability to take responsibility for your own clients (primary point of contact) and manage those cases with reference to the partner or associate where appropriate
  • Pro-active in the financial control of all own and team matters
  • Excellent communication skills and articulate
  • Ability to work within a team and autonomously on own initiative
  • Amiable and good at building client relationships
  • Confident, outgoing and personable
  • Committed and willing to put in extra effort

Core requirements:

  • 4 + years PQE
  • Scottish Qualified Solicitor
  • Broad experience in the provision of Private Client Services

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Modern offices with fantastic views of Edinburgh 
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