Private Client Lawyer

Churchers are a Lexcel accredited & reputable multi-service Law Firm covering the South Coast, including the Isle of Wight.

You will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with 1-3 years experience. This is an exciting opportunity for a private client lawyer looking to join a busy department; allowing you to build upon your experience within a modern and dynamic practice.

The Role & Responsibilities:

  • Running and managing your own caseload within the private client team team under the supervision of a Partner/Head of Department.
  • Providing advice to individuals and families, including but not limited to the following areas:
  • Advising in relation to and drafting Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Dealing with Court of Protection applications,  Advising in relation to administration of estates and obtaining grants of probate.

Person Specification:

  • Be a fully qualified senior solicitor (1-3+ PQE ), although other qualifications (i.e. GCILEX/FCILEX ) along with a NQ solicitor will also be considered.
  • Be commercially astute, understanding the importance of business targets and their impact to the practice.
  • Have excellent levels of communication, both written and verbal.
  • Have strong IT skills.
  • Have a firm and functional knowledge within private client law.
  • Have experience managing your own caseload.
  • Demonstrate initiative and the drive to produce a high standard of service to our clients.
  • Possess high levels of speed and accuracy.
  • It is paramount that the successful candidate is able to cultivate and maintain client relationships through high levels of client care.
  • Be highly organized, methodical and adaptable.
  • Be confident and willing to contribute to business development.

This is a full time role 9am – 5pm Monday – Friday, based in one of our mainland offices, possibly Fareham or Cosham office.

Benefits include;

  • Contributory Pension
  • Attractive salary commensurate with experience
  • Client referral gifts
  • Discounted Legal Services after one year of service
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing by 1 day per year after 5 years service, not exceeding 30 days
  • Free sight tests
  • Annual staff functions
  • Length of service acknowledgement
  • Free parking
  • Bonus scheme


If you feel you fit this description and would like to join an award winning firm, then please follow the instructions under 'Apply for Vacancy'.






Private Client Lawyer

  • Private Client Team
  • Attractive Salary
  • Contributory Pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Full time position

Apply for vacancy

If you would like to apply for this position, please send your cv and covering letter to the email below, the closing date is 11th July 2021;

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