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Associate (Solicitor, Private Client)

Novo Executive Search & Selection Ltd
Cambridgeshire (GB)
Competitive Base Salary + Package
Closing date
11 Apr 2023

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Business Services, Professional Services
Professional / Specialist
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Client & Requirement  

Our client is a fast growth top 200 law firm in the UK with offices across Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire and London. The company’s revenue is circa £14m and the diverse range of services provided are within a broad range of disciplines for businesses, organisations and individuals. The firm’s private client division continues to grow and is expanding it’s HNW client base, hence is therefore looking to recruit some talented high flying Private Client Solicitors. There are opportunities to recruit experienced private client solicitors at either Associate, Legal Director or Salaried Partner levels in the company’s Stamford, Peterborough, Cambridge or London offices. The private client team offers a wide range of personal client services across areas such as wills, trusts, estates, life time planning, tax, court of protection and probate.

Role & Responsibilities

The successful candidate(s) will have the following core roles & responsibilities:

  • Personally run your own caseload of diverse private client work capably and competently, within areas such as wills, tax planning, trusts, estates, court of protection and probate
  • Act as a primary point of contact for clients and other stakeholders, delivering great results and service for clients 
  • Be involved with company networking and marketing where appropriate
  • Demonstrate effective time management and organisation skills in relation to all client matters

Objective Experience & Subjective Traits  

Suitable candidates will have the following type of experience and subjective fit:

  • Qualified Private Client Solicitors or Legal Executives with notable levels of experience
  • Currently working within private practice at an Associate, Legal Director or Salaried Partner level
  • Experienced in working on matters in any of the following areas: Wills, Tax Planning, Estates, Trusts, Court of Protection or Probate
  • Dynamic, professional and team player attitude
  • Strong communication skills, organised and excellent with time management
  • A networker with excellent client development traits
  • Keen to progress into Partnership

The Opportunity

  • The chance to join a UK Top 200 Law Firm within Private Client 
  • The opportunity to be part of a well-established, high calibre and successful team
  • The opportunity to progress quickly into Partnership if that appeals OR come in as a Salaried Partner if appropriate
  • The chance to work alongside a range of bright and very capable lawyers in a stimulating, highly sociable and positive environment

If this opportunity is of interest, please do email us your CV.  



New client enquiries- Dale Perrett (Director) tel 01275 375588 Ambition, creativity, passion, intelligence. Novo is an executive research company which strives to provide its clients with the most innovative research methodologies in order to provide a competitive advantage through high value human resource and consultancy services.

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