Private Client Solicitor (Head of Department)

Job Description

Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum Benefits: Competitive salary Career progression

Head of private client sought within established Hampshire practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced lawyer to head up a thriving private client department in Andover on a full-time basis.  The successful lawyer will oversee the department whilst providing high quality advice on all aspects of private client. Keen to drive the department forward, the successful lawyer will play a key role in business development initiatives.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Will drafting
  • Advice on tax planning and gifts
  • Probate matters
  • Elderly client matters
  • Trusts matters
  • Estate administration
  • Supervision of junior staff
  • Participating in marketing and business development initiatives


The Candidate



  • A qualified lawyer with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE in private client
  • Is pro-active, with the vision and ambition to grow a successful department
  • Client-focused excellent interpersonal skills across all levels
  • Strives for high standards in their work
  • Demonstrates an aptitude for business development and marketing


The Firm
A Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme and Lexcel accredited practice, our client delivers a comprehensive range of legal services from business and commercial legal advice all the way through to private client or family law. With strong links to their local community and a commitment to fundraising for local charities, they have become highly recommended and work within an enviable network of clients. They are staffed with a dedicated team of professional lawyers and support staff who take every extra step to provide an excellent client care.




  • Competitive salary
  • Long-term career progression opportunities
  • Career development and progression


Our Agency Requirements



  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period



Head of Department – Private Client



For further details of this Private Client Head of Department vacancy, please contact Victoria on 01954 208 073 quoting reference VK33153.


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