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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Wills and Probate Focus Jan 2011

Please find below details of recent Wills & Probate vacancies registered with Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment.

VAC 14199 - Firm in the New Forest on the Hampshire/Dorset border have a vacancy for a Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive. Caseload will be the full range of Wills, probate, estate administration and elderly/vulnerable client issues. The ideal candidate will be highly personable. Salary levels are market rate and there are excellent prospects in place for partnership/heading up the department. Firm are based 20 miles from Southampton. This is a replacement vacancy.

VAC 14194 - Berkshire firm, Reading area are looking for a private client lawyer. they have a vacancy for a full-time permanent private client solicitor or legal executive or body with requisite experience (e.g. ex bank/investment etc). The role involves Will drafting, tax and estate planning and probate including the completion of IHT forms etc. They need at least 3 years PQE preferably 5 and the candidate must be good with direct client contact. STEP membership or willingness to qualify would be ideal. Salary dependent on experience. Firm are based about 5 mins from the M4. Replacement vacancy. Salary indicated from about £40,000 upwards, negotiable.

VAC 14102 - North Yorkshire - Thirsk. Small-medium sized 2 office well established market town practice with offices in North Yorkshire looking for a solicitor with expertise (and ideally supervisory experience) in Private Client (wills, probate and trusts) and Property as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills (will consider a specialist). An early partnership opportunity is available for the right candidate. This firm will consider equity partnership within 12 months for the right person.

VAC 14150 - West London firm - looking for wills & probate solicitor to join - junior level. This firm have a contract with us for direct applications, so if interested please let us know and we will forward a CV straight through to the senior partner concerned.

VAC 14141 - Peterborough - Legal 500 practice - potentially still on the look out for a senior wills & probate solicitor.

VAC 14139 - Mansfield, possibly Belper. Legal 500 practice. Legal executive or solicitor sought to join a team. Expansion post.

VAC 14136 - Chelmsford - Well established Chelmsford Firm have a vacancy for a senior Wills & Probate Solicitor. PQE must be 6 years upwards and STEP membership would be an advantage.

VAC 14131 - Dawlish - Wills & Probate Solicitor sought by company based in Dawlish, Devon. NQ or trainees are not suitable, but any other level of PQE considered. Role will involve developing a small team to meet planned expansion. Experience of Wills, Probate, Trusts and Court of Protection are essential.

VAC 14118 - Hertford - Wills & Probate, Tax & Trusts solicitor sought by Hertford firm, looking for an experienced solicitor to help run and develop the Trust, Wills & Probate department. Must have at least 3+ year PQE, the post will mainly be Trust and wills, with some Probate work.

VAC 14048 - Kings Lynn - Legal 500 practice - A firm based in East Anglia (North Norfolk) are looking for a wills & probate lawyer to join their busy team. The practice is medium sized, Legal 500, with a range of clients. Well established, this is an opportunity to join an existing team as it expands. The firm are wanting to look at all options, and will consider legal executives and solicitors at varying levels. They are in a position of being able to be quite flexible around the structure of their team. Salary levels are dependent on experience.

We also have firms indicating potential vacancies across the UK.

The next step if you are interested in any of these vacancies will be for us to identify the firm to you and get a CV through to the senior partner, together with any further details. Notice periods and salary levels are always helpful at this stage.

If you have any questions regarding this vacancy please feel free to email them through.

We now run a referral scheme giving you the opportunity to receive up to £400 in John Lewis vouchers, depending on the vacancy. If you know someone who is suitable and interested in this role and they successfully join the Firm we will give you £400 in John Lewis vouchers. Please ask them to contact us with your details and their CV to be considered for the role.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Jonathan Fagan
Consultant



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