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    Up to £50000 per annum

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    Oliver Coodye

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    20 April 2024

Private Client - Associate

Bristol - Top Tier Firm - Salary up to £50k

Yolk Recruitment is working with one of Bristol's leading firms. Ranked in the Top Tier of the Legal 500, this firm is offering an amazing opportunity for driven and determined lawyers, both qualified and non-qualified, to join their bespoke Private Client Team.

This firm has an established presence in Bristol and is renowned in the UK for its industry expertise and pride themselves on their client relationships. This opportunity is unique because this firm's primary practice areas are in the commercial space and therefore an opening in their Private Client Team and with a chance to get involved with bespoke non-volume Private Client work is very rare and would appeal particularly to Lawyers with a strong background in Private Client.

Our client works with high net worth clients in innovative sectors. The successful candidate will be joining a firm with a strong global presence and will be encouraged to collaborate and contribute to the firm's success.

The Private Client team counts as part of their client portfolio, major UK banks and trust companies as well as wealth individuals providing a quality Private Client service.

This is what you'll be doing

Within the Private Client team you will be responsible for:

  • Providing a bespoke will writing service to high-net worth clients
  • Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney and advising on the same
  • Draft trusts and provide advice accordingly
  • Working on estate, tax and trust law matters collaborating with senior lawyers and colleagues in other departments.
  • There is scope to be involved in advising clients on matters of international tax and succession planning.

This is what you'll bring to the Team

You will bring a strong background of drafting Wills and providing appropriate advice. Ideally you will also be able to demonstrate experience of drafting trusts. Experience in International Tax Law is desirable but not essential.

Our client is open to receiving applications from Qualified Solicitors, Chartered Legal Executives (minimum two years' experience) and Senior Paralegals with at least three years of Private Client experience.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to draft Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and deal with Estate Administration. You will have excellent analytical skills and can demonstrate your ability to organise and communicate effectively.

You must be able to work in a team, supporting senior Solicitors and contribute to a positive team dynamic.

You will be able to work to deadlines and manage workloads. Demonstrating commercial awareness is vital as well as staying abreast of developments in your sector is key.

This is what you'll get in return

There are significant benefits in return notably:-

  • Competitive benefits package
  • 25 days holiday to be increased up to 30 based on time served.
  • Flexible working tailored to your needs
  • Bespoke training programme
  • Private medical insurance

Are you interested in this position?

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Oliver Coodye on 07458 142 713 or alternatively send your CV

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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