What are we looking for?
We have an exciting opportunity for an NQ Private Client lawyer to join our newly formed, dynamic and forward-thinking team of private wealth lawyers based in Southampton. Not only will the chosen candidate experience a wide ranging and diverse workload, interacting with wealthy and sophisticated clients but will also gain training from nationally recognised lawyers.
We are committed to providing excellent service to our clients and we are looking for someone who shares this passion and enthusiasm.
Work will include taking instructions and preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Declarations of Trust, Administration of Estates, succession planning, inheritance tax and capital gains tax mitigation planning, creation, administration and winding up of trusts.
There is huge potential to generate work both within Moore Barlow and externally. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic lawyer to help with the existing caseload but to also develop new client relationships.
The Private Wealth department is extensive and is spread across Southampton, Guildford, Woking, Lymington, Richmond and the City. This role will be based in our Southampton office, as well as regular travel to our Lymington office however, offers a flexible working approach of combining office and home working, as well as the opportunity to work part time for the right candidate.
Why should you apply?
Are you a newly qualified Solicitor with experience and a keen interest in Private Wealth looking to work for a newly merged firm carving out a new way of working within the Legal sector? If you are a proactive and team orientated individual who is looking to start their legal career with the prospects of progressing within a supportive, modern and dynamic Private Wealth team then this may be the role for you! This role will give you the opportunity and freedom to grow, so if you’re open to coming with new ideas that would be great.
The Moore Barlow culture is open, diverse, and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling, and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards, a fantastic set of values, and more control over work life balance.
We’ve also won awards! Named as one of the top 200 law firms in the UK in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list, we have also been widely recognised in Legal 500 UK 2021, the UKs leading guide to law firms, as 8 of our practise areas have been ranked Top Tier.
What we look for:
We are looking for a Solicitor with enthusiasm and commitment to do the best job possible for the client. Strong academics are desirable but of more importance is a “can do” attitude and a willingness to learn.