Private Client Solicitor (Locum/Contract)

  • Category
    Legal - Private Practice
  • Location
    Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary
    30 £ - 40 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

A highly regarded law firm in Somerset is seeking to recruit a Private Client Solicitor to join their team on a Contract or Locum basis.

The Position:-
* You will be required to independently manage a caseload of files
* The firm deals with the usual Private Client work including
- Administration of Trusts
- Inheritance Disputes
- Inheritance Tax Planning
- Legal Capacity
- Living Will
- Powers of Attorney
- Probate
- Wills
* You will either wish to undertake the usual mixed caseload of files, or alternatively, this firm are keen to hear from individuals who may have specific experience in Estates/Tax work, as there is a large volume of this specific type of work that the firm is instructed to handle
* Someone with only Tax/Trusts experience and without a Legal qualification will also be considered
* The role is to cover a maternity period, however, the department is very busy generally and therefore the role could be considered on a straight Permanent basis or on a Temp to Perm basis, depending on the candidate's requirements and how well they get on
* Flexibility over part time / full time hours
* Flexibility over salaried position or hourly rates

The Ideal Candidate:-
* Will be a Solicitor/Legal Executive/Probate Clerk/Tax & Estates specialist with at least 4 years' experience (those qualified by experience or fee earning Paralegals should also apply)
* Will have experience of working within the area of Private Client or Tax & Estates
* Will be available to start a new role from October/November 2018
* STEP Membership is desirable but not essential
* Flexibility (including remote working) can be provided around working hours for those who require flexible or part time working

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