Head of Department - Private Client

Job Description

Salary: Not specified

Highly regarded firm in the Peterborough area seeks a driven Private Client Head of Department.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and successful solicitor to oversee a private client department. Combining aspects of management with the running of a full and varied caseload, this is a challenging but rewarding position. Additionally, the successful solicitor will play a key role in the continued growth of the department as well as having a wealth of knowledge within Probate.

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


  • Will drafting
  • Probate matters
  • Trust creation and administration
  • Handling LPAs
  • Estate administration
  • Inheritance tax planning
  • Supervising junior members of staff
  • Participating in business development initiatives

The Candidate
  • A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in private client
  • Possesses previous management or supervisory experience
  • Client-focused with first-class communication skills
  • Strives for high standards in their work
  • Has an aptitude for business development
  • Ability to grow a department

The Firm
Our client is widely recognised as leaders in their field. Staffed by dedicated and talented professionals, they pride themselves on delivering a bespoke level of client care. Highly regarded for their ability to build and maintain strong relationships with their clients, they encourage personal development among their young and dynamic team.



  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Long-term career opportunities
  • High-quality workload
  • Career development, mentoring and training

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 Mia on 01954 208 076 quoting reference MH33211.




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