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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a leading Scottish legal firm, has an exciting opportunity for an English Private Client Solicitor to join their Edinburgh office on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be competent in Private Client work and will be committed to developing the English law private client capability within the business.

Core responsibilities:

  • Working principally with a dual qualified Partner for a large number of private clients (individuals, executors, trustees and charities)

  • Will drafting and succession planning

  • Adult incapacity matters including powers of attorney and deputyships

  • Elder client issues

  • Related taxation issues and tax planning

  • Support in advising large rural estate clients with a cross-over between private client and rural work

  • Trust capability including the drafting of new English law trust arrangements and advising on English law trust matters

  • Able to deliver high quality advice

Core skills:

  • Demonstrate comprehensive and dependable skills across the range of work you do

  • Ability to handle a busy workload with a minimum of supervision

  • Manage time effectively to maximise the profitability of your work and be developing your organisational skills

  • Excellent client relationship and client care skills

  • Commit to your personal development, the development of technical skills and actively participate in development of English law departmental know-how

  • Self-confident and strong interpersonal skills

  • Well organised, methodical and able to prioritise workload

  • Experience in all aspects of trust work

  • Confident business developer

  • Strong technical IT skills

Core requirements:

  • Qualified English Solicitor

  • Experience in Private Client matters

  • Beneficial if a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Job reference: 8461

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.