Job: Private Client Lawyer, Trusts, Associate, Partner
|Title||Private Client Lawyer, Trusts, Associate, Partner|
|Salary||50 – 150K|
|Location||SWUK – Cornwall and Devon|
Private Client Lawyer, 50-90K+ Bonus;
Manager, Private Client Dept.;
Associate/Senior Associate level;
Career Progression, Succession Programme;
Heavy Trusts Specialists additionally welcomed – 80/150K.
We are seeking to locate a seasoned private client lawyer for our law firm client. They can be described as medium sized, multi-office and progressive in terms of corporate-ethos. Our law firm client has an excellent reputation for client care and having the knowledge to set up and administer complex trust work. Ideally we are seeking to find an ambitious associate who is looking to move up to the rank of senior associate/manager in the near future. We would also invite applications of a senior associate – 15PQE+ who is looking to be considered for the succession programme. This does not guaranty a shot at partnership but you’re in the race as a contender.
Our client has an excellent reputation for setting up and running complex multi-product trusts for private clients. We would welcome applications from trust experts, whether you’re currently working at a law firm, investment bank or accountancy practice applications are invited on a nationwide basis, no matter what county you currently reside and practice business. Our client law firm has been established for many years in fact one of their family clients has been with the firm for three generations. Working for a firm such as our client, business referrals will flow. Client marketing will be expected and you will be asked about this factor on meeting. We would like candidates to have business generation facts and information available at the preliminary meeting. Local membership to golf, tennis clubs and other social-hubs will be encouraged. If you’re a lawyer and a keen golfer with an excellent progressive handicap, your membership fees to one prominent club will be paid for by our client.
Our law firm client’s policy is to gear the needs of their clients that include “large landed estates through small and medium sized companies to individual private clients and their families”. to all private client services that can be offered by a progressive modern thinking law firm that are traditional in business approach. Private client expertise constitutes focused law practice, encompassing the areas of Property, Trusts, Tax and Estate Planning, Heritage Assets, Wills, Probate, Family & Matrimonial, Corporate and Dispute Resolution. As our chosen lawyer your aim will be to provide clients with a highly personal, and technically excellent, holistic service. Our law firm client currently offers clients all of the following specialised services associated with private client work.
Strategic tax planning
Our client’s lawyers have detailed knowledge of the appropriate structures for holding assets, whether through trusts, companies or partnerships. They offer and implement advice on wills and lifetime gifts or settlements and on minimising capital taxation. Lawyers have extensive experience of the complex tax reliefs available for heritage property, and of advising how to extract the maximum benefit from them.
Wills and Powers of Attorney
Wills are a very important part of planning to meet family circumstances and substantial tax savings can be achieved by a correctly drawn will. Powers of attorney are also crucial in providing for management of your affairs if you should encounter either sudden or long term health problems.
Probate and Administration of estates
Provision and comprehensive estate administration services offer specialist expertise in handling difficult circumstances following bereavement, assembling details of estate assets, obtaining probate, dealing with Inheritance Tax issues and distributing the estate; administering intestate estates and dealing with contested wills.
Our clients lawyers advise on all questions of trust law, and deal with the drafting and execution of trust and settlement documents in many contexts. They carry out the day-to-day administration of trusts owning many different asset types. A lawyers expertise in specialist trust and tax matters also covers setting up charitable trusts and trusts of life insurance policies.
Our client has specialist lawyers and accountants provide comprehensive tax services in the administration of trusts and estates and the preparation of tax returns for individuals.
Our clients lawyers offer advice on both legal matters and managing general finances. They have close links with stockbrokers and other independent advisers which enables them to have access to a wide range of high quality financial services, particularly in the areas of investments and insurance.
Below are tasks that an associate level private client lawyer will be expected to know about and be able to administer, expect to be asked about some of these at your preliminary meeting:
Real Estate conveyancing knowledge is very useful to a private client lawyer especially in probate cases; although useful, not essential and definitely not a deal breaker.
For further details, please contact: Jonny Scott-later, Joey Polperro or Ashley Armstrong;
Telephone – 01872 274227;
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