BCL Legal Recruitment
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Private Client Senior Associate

£50,000.00 - 80,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:


Senior Associate Private Client Solicitor, Watford.

BCL Legal is delighted to be assisting Veale Wasbrough Vizards with the recruitment of a Senior Private Client Solicitor to join their growing Estates Tax Planning and Trusts team in Watford.

About Veale Wasbrough Vizards:
VWV is a full service law firm ranked as a leader in both the Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 directories. Our firm-wide core values of teamwork and collaboration, putting the client at the centre of the firm and taking a commercial approach ensure a dedicated and expert service to all of our clients. Our high standards have been recognised by the Law Society through Lexcel and their Conveyancing Quality schemes.

With over 400 members of staff across four offices in London, Watford, Bristol and Birmingham, we are a medium size national law firm with a commitment to the training and development of our employees at all levels. This can be demonstrated by our Bronze Investors in People accreditation. On top of this, we have the reputation of being a friendly firm with approachable staff in all areas of the business. 96% of our clients say they would recommend us which, we believe, is a strong indicator of our culture.

The Team:
The Estates tax Planning and Trusts team is made up of 28 people across their four offices in Bristol, Birmingham, Watford and London. They work collaboratively across offices in an open plan environment.

Overall Objective:
To work with colleagues to help clients succeed in realising their personal objectives, through the efficient delivery of appropriate legal advice and assistance.

Required Knowledge and Experience:
Admitted solicitor, with current Practising Certificate with 5 years PQE in Private Client work. Ideally, the successful candidate will hold a STEP diploma and will have some tax expertise.

Must demonstrate an ability to work to the SRA's Skills Standards and to provide accurate, focussed advice to their clients. Familiarity with and confidence in the use of office IT applications; and good typing skills.
Business development is key to strengthening the Watford offering, a keen and ambitious attitude is required to get involved with marketing and BD initiatives.
They expect the successful candidate to have good team working, supervisory and collaborative skills. We expect to see the client at the centre of the firm and for our lawyers to have a commercial approach in their work.

* Top Quality work and the chance to make a real name for your self in the Watford market.
* Salary banding is open dependent on experience.
* Up to 28 days holiday !

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to gracehomer@bcllegal.com or call Grace on 0121 237 5613.
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