Title Head of Private Client
Salary 120/260K
Location Devon
Job Information

Head of Private Client: Required for the Spring of 2016 to replace the outgoing post holder, our client requires a new head for our Private Client department.

The Private Client department of this Legal 500 firm has grown considerably over the last four years to become the backbone of a firm dedicated primarily to the needs of private individuals. This opening provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to take the department on to the next stage of its development.

Within the current team there is a diverse range of specialists of all ages and qualifications covering every aspect of Private Client work from the routine to the esoteric.

The Job: Based in our client’s Taunton office and managing a team that is spread over all five offices, you will be responsible for leading and managing the team.

You will also be required to contribute towards the development of the firm as a whole whilst marketing yourself and the department to its full potential.

You should be ready to demonstrate a successful networking strategy and have all the tools necessary to develop the team positively and effectively.

You will be required to travel to other offices delivering fantastic customer service to our clients and supporting your team in what is an exciting and challenging period of development for both it and the firm.

Our Candidate: You will have a demonstrable and exceptional track record in a Private Client role with experience of working in a busy practice. Experience of developing and leading a team is essential.

You should also be ready to participate in the future development of the business as a whole. Your background will be firmly rooted in advising high net worth individuals, particularly farmers, entrepreneurs and landowners. You will be an exceptional communicator at all levels.

The right individual will have worked in a firm with a substantial Private Client practice, be a member of STEP and will now be seeking the opportunity to play a leading role in developing an ambitious and rapidly growing firm.

The successful applicant will also be a vehicle owner and hold a full driving licence.

To apply for this position please telephone: 01872 274227 – 077 2476 0904;
Speak to either: Jonny Scott-Slater or Joey Polperro;
CV2: talentedlawyers@aol.com
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