Private Client Fee Earner ( full or part time)

Private Client fee earner
Work in partnership with clients, professionals and colleagues across East Anglia

The Private Client Fee Earner Role

We are currently recruiting for a Private Client Fee Earner based in our Coggeshall office. Coggeshall is a busy market town and as the sole Private Client lawyer servicing the community locally, the successful candidate will enjoy a wide variety of quality Private Client matters. The successful candidate will advise and take instructions from clients on a range of Private Client matters to include administering Estates and Wills, Powers of Attorney and Tax Planning Matters.

You will have a proven track record in delivering expert legal advice and high service levels to clients, whilst working independently on your own caseload.

The Day to Day:

  • To advise clients and follow their instruction on legal matters relating to Private Client
  • Create and manage correspondence and document files for each individual client matter according to the standards laid down by the firm and other governing bodies
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and with other professional contacts
  • Keep abreast of developments in the law in related subjects as necessary, taking responsibility for self-development and ensuring CPD is observed.
  • To co-operate with other Private Client team members and other members of the firm and the legal community as a whole to further the maintenance of high-quality professional service for clients and the community.
  • Supervise secretarial and other support staff assigned to carry out support tasks in the Private Client Department.
  • To ensure firm’s procedures are followed when recording time and managing the billing process

What experience do I need?

You must be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 3 yrs PQE. You must be able to demonstrate:

  • A solid understanding of administering estates
  • Experience of drafting wills and Powers of Attorney
  • Experience in providing Inheritance Tax Planning advice.

What skills should I have?

  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels
  • Must be able to impart key information in a manner which is easily understood
  • Self-motivated, organised with the ability to prioritise and manage own workload.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure.
  • Proactive thinker

What are we offering?

A supportive, relaxed and flexible work environment with the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the team and firm.   We are open to applications from part time (minimum 3 days a week) and full time candidates.

About Holmes & Hills Solicitors

Holmes & Hills Solicitors is a large and growing regional law firm with its heart in East Anglia. From six offices across Essex and Suffolk - including the brand new 14,000 sq ft A12 Commercial Hub at J25 of the A12 - our 160 legal industry professionals work in partnership with clients to provide truly proactive legal services through personal relationships.

Acting as a trusted advisor to individuals, businesses and local authorities, the solicitors and support staff at Holmes & Hills take the time to understand clients’ objectives before delivering practical advice through a personal and accessible approach.

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