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    Private Client Solicitor - UHW / HNW - London

    Job Description

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Private Client Solicitor to join a dynamic private capital team where you will deal with high-quality work for UHNW/HNW individuals, families and business owners.

    The Firm

    Our client has a long heritage of delivering high-quality legal advice. They have been providing practical legal solutions to businesses and private clients for over 250 years. Today they are one of the UK’s top 100 law firms, with over 80 partners and a reputation for providing solutions that work.

    They are an advanced, commercially astute international law firm serving a wide range of corporate, institutional and private clients. From their base in London, they help their clients to realise their goals, close deals, and protect and preserve their assets.

    The Team

    The firm has a long-standing reputation for excellence in the private wealth field, providing bespoke solutions across the full range of private wealth issues, including complex tax issues, succession, asset protection and private wealth management.

    Their work in this area is increasingly international, covering breach of trust, actions against professional trustees, fraud and asset tracing, constructive trust claims and the restructuring of trusts and other arrangements.

    The team’s lawyers are well-placed to advise on reputation management matters and have been involved in some of the most significant defamation cases in the UK.

    The Role

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join their dynamic private capital team which sits within the corporate department. As a member of this team, you will deal with high-quality work for UHNW/HNW individuals, families and business owners, many of whom are resident and domiciled outside of the UK.

    The role involves advising clients on a broad range of private wealth matters, often with a tax focus, and supporting partners and other fees earners, both in the private capital team and the property/corporate departments.

    The aim is to recruit an astute, motivated and client facing associate to represent the firm’s brand. They offer exceptional training; individual marketing plans and a transparent career development track through to partnership.

    The Candidate

    The firm look’s for talented technical lawyers with the commercial expertise to manage a HNW and UHNW entrepreneurial client base.

    The ideal candidate will have:

    • Confirmed admission to the roll of solicitors in England & Wales (overseas solicitors with UK experience who do not require visa sponsorship will also be considered)
    • Excellent academics
    • At least 3 years’ PQE in a private client team within private practice with the ability to demonstrate Recent experience in the areas of work as referred to in the job profile
    • A demonstrable track record of excellent client care and direct client contact
    • A willingness to be actively involved in marketing and business development
    • A flexible attitude and the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse and inclusive team

    You will be a confident communicator with a positive work ethic and the ability to build credible relationships with clients both internal and external. They are looking for an individual who will bring energy, drive and enthusiasm to this role and act as an ambassador for the firm’s brand.

    Please don't hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com