Private Client Lawyer


Salary: £27000-£40000 per year

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James Ray are recruiting on behalf of a well known law firm with multiple offices in Yorkshire who are on the lookout for a passionate Private Client Lawyer to join their team at their office in Keighley.

This opportunity will suit a junior lawyer (paralegal, solicitor or legal executive) with 2-8 years of relevant experience. For the right candidate, there is an opportunity to specialise in, and obtain qualifications for, trusts and tax matters. The role will be based in our Keighley office and is supported by a team of legal assistants, STEP membership, a specialist legal case management system, unlimited training via MBL webinars and a PLC subscription

Key Duties:

  • Estate Planning and Wills: Advise clients on estate planning, draft and execute wills, and ensure wishes are legally documented.
  • Trusts: Create, manage, and administer trusts, providing advice on tax implications and compliance.
  • Probate and Estate Administration: Handle the probate process and administer estates, ensuring legal and tax obligations are met.
  • Tax Planning: Advise clients on inheritance tax, capital gains tax, and other tax-efficient strategies.
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney: Draft and register Lasting Powers of Attorney for health and welfare, and property and financial affairs.
  • Wealth Management: Collaborate with financial advisors to provide comprehensive wealth management services.
  • Contentious Probate: Handle disputes related to wills, trusts, and estates, including litigation if necessary.
  • Client Relationships: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, offering personalized legal advice and support.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all work complies with relevant legal regulations and industry standards.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on changes in private client law and related legislation.


Benefits can include.

Hybrid working

Competitive salary


Bonus scheme

Company events

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