Head of Department / Private Client Solicitor

Head of Department / Private Client Solicitor

Head of Department / Private Client Solicitor 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Private Client department for a solicitor with three years or more experience in Private Client to head the department and play a key role in the growth and success of the department. You would be leading a small, established and busy department that is looking to expand. 

For more information regarding Watkins Solicitors, visit: About Watkins Solicitors

The Role 

You will be handling a broad base of probate and private client work, including administering estates, drafting wills and powers of attorney, handling tax, trusts and elderly client matters, as well as a range of others. You must have solid knowledge and understanding of probate law. 

Essential Criteria 

  • Qualified solicitor, Legal Executive 
  • A strong background in private client work
  • Excellent client care skills
  • A professional telephone manner 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills          
  • STEP accreditation an advantage. 

Job Type: full time 35 hours a week, permanent 

COVID precautions: remote interview

Home-based: a possibility, but attendance in the office will be required on a regular basis. 

Location: We would consider applicants who can work at either our Fishponds or Bedminster branch.  

Salary: Dependent upon experience. 

To apply: Please send CV and covering letter to Kate Ford at kford@watkinssolicitors.co.uk 

This firm welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.