Job: Senior Private Client Lawyer

15th May 2023
Hove, United Kingdom
Job Type
Type of Lawyer
  • Solicitor
£50000 - £60000 per annum
Work Hours
Reference No:
Start Date
2023-02-03 00:00:00
Area of Law
  • Private Client
Contact Email
Gary Longmate
Contact Phone
01903 333100
South East


Senior Private Client Lawyer

Hove, East Sussex

A good quality Sussex Legal 500 firm, seeking to appoint a Senior Private Client Lawyer

Excellent prospects for future Partnership 

The Firm
A Legal 500 firm established across the southern counties with several offices across Sussex and Kent. The firm advise both private and commercial clients and has a reputation for providing ongoing professional support and development, flexibility in working hours and generally a professional and very down to earth working culture. 

The Role
The Private Client team are looking to appoint a senior Private Client Lawyer (CILEx or qualified Solicitor) to take on some existing work, further expand the commercial reach in this region of Sussex and work very closely with the Head of Department in what is the firms largest team.

The work focuses on Wills, Estate planning and Trusts, with a separate team concentrating on probate. Many of the clients are HNW individuals, company directors, entrepreneurs, business / landowners as well as families and individual with complex estates to be managed. The role is a particularly key hire for the future success of the firms as well as the immediate team with the firm looking to take on an individual who will themselves be keen to join the partnership team.

The firm has made some excellent additions to the partnership team in recent years, providing a solid bedrock for the future of the firm.


The position would suit a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least of 5/7 yrs PQE. You'd obviously consider yourself as competent in dealing with complex matters as outlined above, managing relationship with HNW clientele and the ability to develop and generate new relationships and business across the region. If you're an ambitious individual looking to move into a senior place of responsibility and take part in the future commercial direction of a practice this could be the role that provides that.

The role will develop into a leadership role, therefore someone who is an excellent communicator with great people skills in engaging with the team itself as well as business connections is essential. 


With a current business plan cycle underway there couldn't be a more opportune time to come on board, this is a position that could have a transformative effect on your career. In addition, a competitive remuneration package, a flexible and supportive working environment, bonus scheme with benefits and a modern approach to flexible working hours. 

The firm have very good professional development infrastructure in place to ensure you can achieve your career goals and offer hybrid / flexible working too.

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Gary at QED Legal to discuss this opportunity further.

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