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Private Client Fee Earner

£28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Job type:
Permanent, Full time
Practice area:
Charities, Private Client
Job reference:

A Private Client Fee Earner is highly sought in County Durham. A role has arisen in the firms Crook office for a Private Client or STEP qualified Fee Earner. With a solid reputation across County Durham (having been established for over a century) this opportunity could be for you. There is an existing caseload of Private Client matters for you to manage and so it is essential you are a strong fee earner able to hit the ground running.

Joining a smaller firm naturally you will form part of a close knit department. This role is solely for someone who sees a long term career in the private client sector.

The Role:
-You will be expected to come in and hit the ground running with an existing caseload of broad Private Client matters.
-Your caseload will include Private Client matters such as estate administration, inheritance and tax planning, wills, and powers of attorney just to name a few.
-You will be working alongside two Chartered Legal Executives and a Paralegal and be the main Private Client practitioner in the firm's Crook office.
-On occasion if members of the team have a complex matter arise you will be required to support and give them advice.

The Candidate:
-The firm is looking for a Fee Earner who specialises in Private Client work and has considerable experience in this practice area.
-Our client is ideally looking to recruit a Fee Earner who has experience, or familiarity with elderly client work.
-Ideally you will be STEP qualified or at the very least working towards this.
-Acting as the main practitioner in the team, you must be fully confident working in a position of responsibility and supervising the work of others.

-A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate.
-Potential for that next step in your career in which you would be the point of contact for other members of the team should they have a complex issue arise.

How to Apply:
If you would to apply for this role or find out the full job description then contact Fiona Hill in our Chartered Legal Executive and Paralegal division. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.

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