Private Client Solicitor, Edinburgh

Practice Area: Private Client, Trusts & Executry, Wills
Level: Assistant, Associate, Full Time
Section: Law Firm
Location: Scotland, Edinburgh
Ref: FW6859

This is a newly created role for an experienced private client solicitor/associate.  This role is based in Edinburgh and would suit candidates with at the 2-7 years’ PQE level.  You will be involved in a range of private client work and your responsibilities will include:

  • Advise high net worth clients and family business clients (including entrepreneurial clients) on the protection of their assets
  • Help families to decide on the most appropriate structures for owning assets (trusts, partnerships, family investment companies);
  • Accurately prepare and draft legal documentation and correspondence relating to family and business governance, commercial and corporate issues, asset protection, succession and tax planning, and mediation;
  • Help clients navigate through tax planning issues and working alongside existing tax advisors and accountants;
  • Assist clients to work out a succession plan alongside their Wills and estate planning;
  • Help family business clients to manage business continuity, conflicts or challenging family dynamics and help them to deliver their philanthropic objectives;
  • Proactively manage your own caseload and drive forward work for others within the team;
  • Identify and resolve any problems experienced by our clients in a professional manner;

To be considered for this role you should have experience with high net worth individuals in a commercial or private client environment, it would also be beneficial if you are working towards STEP qualifications or are prepared to.  This is an exciting role that others real scope for progression.  If this position interests you, please get in touch with Frasia or Teddie for an initial and confidential discussion.  (Assignment 12028)

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