Our Client has a successful Private Client service and is a highly regarded and successful division within its Succession & Tax, Residential Property and Family Law teams. Nationally, the practice generates fees of over £10m and comprises of 120 fee earners across several well-established offices. The firm is looking for a Private Client Solicitor/Associate to join the Succession and Tax team in Oxford.
As a Private Client Solicitor, you will be expected to run your own caseload of legal work which will include:
- Preparation of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for UK based and international clients
- Estate planning (including lifetime and post-death planning), to cover advice on inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and the creation of lifetime trust
- Obtaining grants of probate or letters of administration and administering estate, including foreign domicile, re-sealing of grants and intestate estate
- Preparing deeds of variation, deeds of gifts and deeds of family arrangement
- Providing trust advice, particularly around setting up, management and administration with reference to the firm's dedicated Trust Administration team (as required)
Skills and Experience
- A sound and solid background in wills and probate with experience of running independent caseloads
- Strong technical competence and intellectual ability (STEP qualification preferred)
- A confident and personable approach, with excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- A proven ability to work effectively as part of a team, providing a role model for others to follow, to supervise others and to delegate effectively
- An understanding and appreciation of the value of high levels of client care
To apply for this role or for a confidential discussion, please contact Gayle Woolf at G2 Legal.
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Gayle Woolf at G2 Legal on 01273 289000 or forward an up to date copy of your CV.
PQE, years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for this role.