We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Solicitor to join our Private Client team. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Solicitor to develop their career in a growing firm with genuine long-term opportunities for development.
Our busy Private Client team specialises in wills, LPA, estates, trusts and tax advice. Certain members of the Private Client Team also specialise in charity law and, in conjunction with others, contentious probate.
We particularly envisage developing Court of Protection/Lasting Power of Attorney work. The successful applicant will be asked to prepare a programme by which this can be achieved. As this is partially a developmental role, the successful applicant should show an aptitude for marketing, to include seminar style talks. You will be expected to take an active role in networking and business development and to generate new clients and contacts as well as maintaining current relationships.
Responsibilities: – Handle a varied caseload to include LPAs, will instructions and preparation, administration of estates, trusts and tax, whilst providing our clients with high quality advice – Ensure that all business targets relating to service, quality and productivity are being met – Developing Court of Protection / Lasting Power of Attorney work
To be successful in this role, you will need: 2- 5 years PQE Sound knowledge of all usual private client areas Proven track record of business development and meeting clients face-to-face Confident communication skills with clients and potential clients Ability to manage own workflows and meet and exceed deadlines and targets Whilst not essential, a wider skill base than pure private client issues is desirable
About Us Crombie Wilkinson is one of North Yorkshire’s largest and most long-established firms. First established in the 1800s and in its current form in 1991, the firm now comprises of over 100 staff including 15 Directors and 47 Legal Advisers. With offices in York, Selby, Malton and Pickering we are uniquely placed to serve the region with a comprehensive and high-quality legal service and we place much importance on our local knowledge, as well as our speedy and personal service and our down to earth approach.
We are an ambitious firm, with high standards of client care. We are also passionate about developing our people and we are both Lexcel and Investors in People accredited.
Interested? We offer a competitive salary and benefits package – which includes 25 days holiday a year, a company pension, health plan plus more. We provide a fully supportive background to your Continuous Professional Development within a friendly team environment.