Experienced Solicitor/Fee Earner, Wills & Estates, Leeds

Experienced Solicitor/Fee Earner, Wills & Estates, Leeds

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a full-time 3 years plus PQE Solicitor to join our well-established law firm at our office on the outskirts of Leeds in Pudsey. You will also have the opportunity to work in our Leeds city centre and Yeadon offices. In addition, we offer flexible and agile working and a positive work-life balance.

We are particularly interested in applications from confident self-starters who are not afraid to hit the ground running.

With a longstanding and loyal client base, the private client team cover the broad remit of matters including Wills, Trusts, Probate, Court of Protection matters and Powers of Attorney. The appointed candidate will have experience in a broad range of elderly client work including Wills, Trusts, Administration of Estates, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.

The role will involve the ability to handle a broad range of Private Client work, specifically with knowledge and experience in matters relating to older and vulnerable clients, particularly in connection with the management of their financial affairs, as well as the preparation of Wills and Trusts for all types of clients.

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious person to join us and help drive the Wills & Estates team forward. You will be joining a highly respected team offering excellent quality work and a rewarding career.

Successful candidates will have a minimum of 4 years’ experience in handling a full and varied caseload of elderly client matters, be a self-starter with excellent communication skills and have an empathetic manner. The successful candidate will also be expected to play a key role in developing and building the elderly client offerings through networking and business development. In addition, paid study for the STEP exam will be available .

• an annual bonus scheme of up to 10% of your basic salary
• 31 days holiday including bank holidays:
• your birthday off each year
• additional 2 days holiday after six years’ service
• a further 3 days holiday after ten years’ service.
• the option of buying additional days each year.
• employee assistance scheme
• life assurance
• annual travel card loan
• regular funded staff events
• flexible, agile working environment with a positive work-life balance

If you are interested in this role please forward your CV together with a covering letter to nikki.morton@morrishsolicitors.com.

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