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My client is seeking a Private Client Solicitor join their central London practice.

The firm is Legal 500, established for 200+ years and the work is primarily with HNWs, families and entrepreneurs, a number of them being very substantial multinational businesses. The private client team has 50+ staff.

You will be expected to assist Partners and other members of the team in giving lifetime and testamentary tax and estate planning advice, trust and structuring advice, prepare Wills (and related testamentary documents) and all forms of trust documentation.

Your work will include advice on inheritance tax and capital gains tax issues (including potential mitigation strategies) and on trust and company law, as well as probate and mental capacity matters. You should have a strong background in Private Client work, good knowledge of tax, trust and private client law generally, and the ability to give excellent, clear and succinct explanations, in writing and in person.

You will be advising both resident and non-resident individuals and trustees, and their family offices, in relation to UK tax legislation affecting them and their investments, including:

* pre-immigration and emigration planning,

* trust creation and distribution strategies;

* the administration of complex multi-national estates;

* tax efficient asset structuring and testamentary planning;

* estate and tax planning associated with divorce;

* trust and tax advice associated with contentious trust and probate claims;

* Charities and philanthropy; and

* family owned businesses and family governance.

The Individual

* A confident, personable nature.

* The ability to be proactive and reactive in addressing clients’ affairs and requirements.

* Strong communications skills and an ability to work as part of a team, including with our trust team and other professionals within and outside this firm.

* A track record of achieving minimum time targets and meeting regular billing requirements.

* The desire and ability to keep abreast with changes in legislation and market developments.

Benefits

* 4x Life Assurance

* Permanent Health Insurance

* Medical Insurance

* BUPA Cashplan

* BUPA Health Assessment

* BUPA Dental

* Auto enrolment in the firm’s Group Personal Pension Scheme

* Discretionary Bonus Scheme and Introduction Bonus Scheme

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal Recruitment Limited.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful

 

£100000 – £140000/annumAnnum

 

Full TimePermanent

 

 

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