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Private Client Lawyer, Mayfair

Job title: Private Client Lawyer, Mayfair

PQE: 4 years+

Team:  Private Client

Reporting to: Partner

Based: Mayfair

Contract Type: Permanent Full-Time

Private client Lawyer, Mayfair

As well as providing first class legal services, The Ince Group also offers a wealth of professional services and advice to clients including accounting, financial services, consulting, and pension advice.

After a period of significant growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join as a Private Client Lawyer where you will have the chance to really make an impact and work with our impressive and diverse Legal Team that has proven itself to be fast-paced, dynamic and have delivered excellent results.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Legal/technical ability as it relates to Wills and inheritance tax planning with some knowledge of trusts;
  • Familiarity with the probate process including drafting IHT returns;
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the client's aims and objectives, together with being able to interview and advise clients, helping them decide the best course of action;
  • Able to demonstrate competence in own area of law and able to identify the relevant legal issues applicable to a case or a transaction;
  • Take client calls successfully and produce / record effective telephone notes and conduct effective case and transaction management to progress client matters;
  • To apply firm and departmental processes and procedures.  This would include achieving agreed fee earning and caseload targets as set by the head of the team;
  • Draft Wills in plain language that is clear, concise and make best use of precedents including knowing how to save time and costs;
  • Participate in business generation activities including Identifying and attending appropriate networking opportunities.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • We believe this role would suit a solicitor competent in Will drafting and succession advice; and the administration of estates and trusts.

Person Specification

  • Exceptional communication, presentation and problem solving skills. Both verbal and written with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability communicate professionally and respectfully with all you interact with;
  • Proven multi-tasker, who can demonstrate the ongoing use of initiative;
  • Team player but self-motivated and able to work autonomously and pro-actively. We would expect you to play an active role within the team and support other team members during busy times;
  • Used to delivering against short deadlines, accurately and a proven ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload;
  • Able to demonstrate experience liaising pro-actively with third parties professionally;
  • Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills;
  • We would expect you to demonstrate an understanding/awareness of good financial health, working capital and regular billing and refers matters as necessary in a timely fashion to a supervisor.

Please be aware that this role is only open to direct applications and any speculative applications from agencies will not be accepted.

Appointment is subject to the appropriate basic disclosure/DBS checks, and satisfactory references.

To apply for this role please send your CV here quoting the role and location you’re applying for.