09 Sep, 2019

Head of Private Client Department (Private Client Solicitor) Wallingford Branch

  • Slade Legal
  • Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Full time Solicitor

Job Description


Slade Legal is seeking an ambitious, motivated and talented Private Client Solicitor to lead and develop our established, highly experienced and successful Private Client department.

We value our staff and offer a comfortable, sustainable work environment and this role will suit an experienced Private Client solicitor with managerial experience, looking to move to a firm where work life balance is a priority.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will either be making a move from a city firm, looking for the opportunity to run a department and make their mark, or they will be an existing Head of Private Client at a leading regional firm.

If your specialism is in Private Client and you are looking to lead and manage a department, we want to hear from you. The successful candidate will be a qualified solicitor and preferably STEP qualified. They should demonstrate a detailed knowledge of Private Client work, good technical proficiency and strong attention to detail.

They will have excellent client facing skills and the ability to nurture existing clients and third-party relationships as well as the ability to help develop established teams, bring in new business and assist in networking events.

Applicants must be able to build upon a successful department and lead the Private Client team whilst managing experienced sub teams based at the branch offices. They will be self-motivated, reliable and demonstrate a professional and conscientious approach to their work.

The candidate will carry their own caseload with complete autonomy.


Negotiable salary, 3% employer pension contributions / 5% employee contributions, 25 days holiday + usual bank holidays. Access to bonus scheme. Local parking costs.

How to apply

If you would like to apply for this position or if you would simply like to know more, please contact Tracey Waite: HR Manager on 01235 521920 or email tracey.waite@slade-legal.co.uk. For an informal chat please contact Lisa McQueen on 01235 521920 or email lisa.mcqueen@slade-legal.co.uk.


PQE 5  

Competitive Salary



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