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Head of Private Client

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Private client

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000

Experience: 5 - 6 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

An outstanding opportunity has emerged for an experienced and skilled Private Client professional to lead and manage the Private Client team of a reputable full-service Law firm with a strong presence across Manchester. As the Head of Private Client, you will play a pivotal role in the firm's continued success, leveraging your expertise and leadership skills to drive excellence within the department.


  • Lead and oversee the Private Client department, providing strategic direction and guidance to a team of dedicated professionals.
  • Manage a diverse caseload encompassing Wills, Probate, LPAs, Trusts & Estates, ensuring exceptional service delivery and successful outcomes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to ensure effective coordination and integration of services across the firm.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership by mentoring, supervising, and nurturing team members, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, providing tailored legal advice and solutions.
  • Stay abreast of industry developments and legal changes, applying your insights to enhance client offerings and internal processes.


  • Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 4-5 years of PQE in Private Client law.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a Private Client team.
  • Proficiency in handling a wide range of Private Client matters including Wills, Probate, LPAs, Trusts & Estates.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Strong commitment to delivering exceptional client service and maintaining high professional standards.
  • Adaptable, proactive, and adept at problem-solving.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and strategically with colleagues and clients alike.


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunity to lead and shape the Private Client department of a well-established law firm.
  • Access to a range of benefits, including pension and healthcare options.
  • Flexible working arrangements to promote work-life balance.
  • Collaborative and friendly team environment.

This role offers a unique opportunity for an experienced Private Client professional to step into a leadership role and make a significant impact within a well-regarded law firm. If you have a strong background in Private Client law, proven leadership abilities, and a passion for delivering exceptional legal services, we invite you to apply for this position.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, range of benefits, flexible working and the opportunity to shape and lead the department.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 4/5 years PQE as a private client solicitor. Any experience of leading/managing a team would be advantageous.

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