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2 weeks ago

Experienced Private Client Solicitor

Position type: Permanent

Location: North West

Sector: Private client

Salary: £40,000 - £60,000

Experience: 5 - 6 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

An established law firm in Cheshire is seeking an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join their team. This role involves managing a varied caseload of Wills, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, and Probate matters, with a focus on complex trusts, succession planning, and advising on agricultural and business property relief.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle all aspects of Probate and Trust administration.
  • Prepare Wills and manage Inheritance Tax (IHT) planning, including complex estates.
  • Advise on and claim agricultural and business property relief.
  • Manage and prioritise your own caseload autonomously.
  • Collaborate with experienced team members and support junior colleagues.
  • Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues.


  • Approximately 5 years’ PQE in Private Client work, preferably STEP qualified.
  • Experience with high net worth clients, business and farming partnerships/agricultural interests.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Client-focused approach with excellent communication skills.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Potential for hybrid working after an initial office-based period.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and experienced Private Client Solicitor to join a reputable firm in Cheshire. If you have the required experience and are looking for a role that offers a diverse caseload and the chance to develop your expertise while supporting junior colleagues, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Claire Heshon on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, range of benefits including generous holiday allowance and potential for hybrid working.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have c. 5 years PQE. STEP qualification is preferred.

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