Private Client Senior Solicitor

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Up to £60,000
Private Practice
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30+ days ago
PRIVATE CLIENT ASSOCIATE | FARRINGDON | SUNDAY TIMES 100 BEST COMPANIES TO WORK FOR THE FIRM · 2 big events throughout the year: Christmas party and summer or Halloween party · Smaller events throughout the year (e.g. pizza nights, Easter egg hunts) · Annual promotion parties · Each practice area and department has an annual social budget for socials · In-house sport teams (Netball, Football, Choir) · Equal Opportunities Monitoring · Core values are: teamwork & Respect, Integrity & Fairness, Commitment, Understanding · Ranked in the top 20 of the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work for in 2019 THE OPPORTUNITY · Private Client Associate in the Court of Protection team · Close work with 4 Partners · Work with UK based clients and clients based abroad · Main focus of the work will be in the Court of Protection Work · Supporting the professional Deputies/Trustees in their role including contact with the clients and their families and attending annual review meetings · Court applications for the appointment of Deputies · Routine Court applications for matters such as property sales and purchases, approval to make payments on account of gratuitous care etc. · Complex Court applications for approval to make statutory wills, make gifts on behalf of the Protected Party and approval to establish settlements · Litigation support to our specialist Clinical Negligence team, working closely alongside them in on-going litigation matters · Assisting with the production of reports as required, including preparing annual deputyship reports on forms OPG102 and OPG105 · Advising upon and drafting of Personal Injury Trusts · To have a good knowledge of UK Inheritance tax and other UK taxes. · Supervising trainee and junior associates as necessary. · Assist with precedent projects within the Private Client department. · Carry out extensive marketing and business development for the Private Client department and KN's Private Wealth Group. · Carry out Know-How sessions internally and externally as required · Compliance with the SRA Handbook and where appropriate the BSB Handbook THE BENEFITS · 25+ days holidays (depending on service) · Life Assurance · Income Protection · Private Medical Insurance · Enhanced sick pay · Enhanced maternity/ paternity pay (based on length of service) · Discretionary performance bonus · Free eyes test · Employee Assistance programme offering free telephone counselling · Wellbeing programme · Salary sacrifice benefits scheme (Holiday buy/sell, Gym membership loan, shopping vouchers, will writing, dental cover, etc.) If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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