We have an exceptional opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer for our Tax and Legal department. Ideally based around the Portsmouth area, although this isn’t essential. We will consider candidates wishing to be predominately based from home.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • managing private client matters and providing advice with a particular focus on:
  • preparation of wills, trusts and LPAs
  • advising on tax matters including Inheritance Tax planning
  • administration of estates and trusts
  • managing relationships with IFAs, accountants and clients
  • taking responsibility for a case load and recording data and MI through workflow systems
  • working closely with other departments
  • supporting the growth and future development of the department


The successful candidate will have:

  • at least 5 years PQE as a solicitor or full member of CILEx with good hands on private client experience
  • excellent client facing skills and the ability to nurture existing clients and third party relationships as well as the ability to help develop new business and assist in networking events
  • the ability to prioritise work and to work to strict timescales where required
  • technical proficiency and good IT skills
  • be hard working and an excellent communicator for all levels of understanding and empathy with clients
  • a fanatical attitude to client care, strong commercial acumen and dedication to building a strong firm.


A generous remuneration package includes:

  • OTE £100K
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment


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