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Head of Private Client

Head of Private Client


£50,000- £65,000

My client an award-winning Law firm is looking to appoint a Senior Solicitor to Head up their Private Client Team in Sunderland.

What’s in it for you?

- The opportunity to join a well-established and award winning Multi–Service Law Firm
- The chance to really make a  difference to the lives of clients within the local community
- Regular inhouse and external training opportunities
- Flexible/Hybrid working
- Competitive/market rate salaries
- Bonus Scheme
- Free onsite parking (subject to availability)
- 27 days Annual Leave in addition to Christmas Eve off
- Office closure between Christmas and New Year
- Death in service insurance
- Discounted legal services for employees

The Role:

As the Newly appointed Head of Private Client your role will include but not be exclusive to:

- Overseeing the work of Solicitors, Trainees, Paralegals, Assistants, Secretaries, and others within the Private Client department
- Training and mentoring employees across the Private Client Department
- Holding seminars for third parties you are regularly in contact with
- Ensuring billing targets are met
- Conducting team appraisals and managing the performance of the team
- You will be the main point of contact for  debtors including the obtaining of funds on costs and disbursements
- Monitoring individual and team targets
- Building and maintaining a solid client database by conducting excellent client care skills and encouraging referral work

The Ideal Candidate

- You must be a Chartered Legal Executive or Solicitor with upwards of 6 years'  experience in Private Client with a solid understanding of how to manage a team
- You will have excellent drafting and communicational skills as you will be working with a diverse range of clients.
- You will be personable with strong capabilities in building and maintaining a solid rapport with clients

The firm is genuinely a close-knit team so if you are someone that really wants to involve yourself in the culture of a firm, and immerse yourself into life in Sunderland, then this could be the role for you.


How to apply

If you would like to apply for this role then contact

If this role is of interest, please call Laura on 0113 397 9929 or forward your most recent CV to

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  • Start: 12/09/2022
  • Rate: £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Location: Sunderland,England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Clayton legal
  • Contact: Laura Baron
  • Tel: 01772 259121
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BH-52696
  • Posted: 2022-09-12 16:18:11 -

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