Private Client Lawyer

  • Job Reference: W/25660
  • Date Posted: 20 May 2020
  • Recruiter: Alford & Bishop
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Salary: £45,000 to £52,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Attractive Package
  • Sector: Private Client
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: n/a
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Private Client Lawyer
West Sussex, East Sussex   
£45,000 - £52,000

Private Client Lawyer - Based on the West Sussex Coast, our client is a small business within a larger Financial Services Group offering will planning/preparation, IHT mitigation and trust, estate and power of attorney administration services.  

About the Role
This is a client facing role where the ideal candidate will offer advice on Wills and produce Will documents for clients to review and sign. The company also provides advice on Powers of Attorney and their preparation. When a client dies, the E&T Executive is expected to meet their family and talk through the steps required to obtain a Grant of Probate, meet all taxation obligations and distribute the funds under the terms of the Will.  Where that distribution is to a Trust, the E&T Executive will be expected to be able to administer that Trust taking care of liabilities to income Tax, capital gains tax and inheritance Tax, including minimising those liabilities, where possible.

Candidate Requirements
They are interested in candidates with at least 2 years relevant PQE and an excellent client facing manner. Support will be given from specialist staff on Estate and Trust Tax Returns as necessary. Some UK travel will be anticipated.

On offer
On offer is a competitive salary package, flexitime which allows you to accumulate more leave and the chance to join a forward-thinking progressive firm. . Career prospects are therefore excellent. Please contact Gavin Sladden, Andrew Bishop or submit your CV as directed below. All applications are dealt with in the strictest of confidence and firms will not be approached without your consent. We will hold your details on our data base until such time as you ask us to remove them. Please note that our advertisements use PQE levels and salary levels purely as a guide.