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3 weeks ago

Private Client Lawyer (FTC)

Position type: Temporary

Location: North Yorkshire

Sector: Private client

Salary: £35,000 - £50,000

Experience: 5 - 6 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

An esteemed Yorkshire law firm is currently seeking a skilled Private Client Lawyer to join their team in Skipton, initially covering a maternity leave (FTC) with the potential for a permanent contract.

As a vital member of the team, the successful candidate will contribute to the firm's longstanding reputation for excellence in private client services.

The firm's Private Client department is well-supported by proficient Legal Assistants, advanced ICT systems, and established precedents such as Practical Law. This infrastructure provides an efficient environment for legal practice. Moreover, the role offers opportunities for business development and marketing initiatives to enhance the department's visibility in the Aire Valley and Yorkshire Dales.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle a range of private client matters, including wills, trusts, and probate.
  • Collaborate with Legal Assistants to ensure the smooth functioning of the department.
  • Utilise specialist ICT systems and precedents to enhance efficiency in legal operations.
  • Explore opportunities for business development and contribute to marketing efforts.


  • 3-7 years PQE in private client law.
  • Strong experience in wills, trusts, and probate.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with Legal Assistants.
  • Familiarity with ICT systems and legal precedents.

The firm provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including healthcare and life insurance. This role not only offers an opportunity to cover maternity leave (FTC) but also presents the possibility of a permanent position, making it an exciting prospect for a skilled Private Client Lawyer in the Skipton area.

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

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, benefits and an opportunity for this to become a permanent role.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have some strong experience as a private client lawyer (3-7 years PQE) and be knowledgable and experienced in wills, trusts and probate.

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