Job Description 1-3 PQE Corporate Lawyer sought to join a rapidly expanding Big 4 Accounting Firm's London-based Private Client Tax Team
Summary of the role
One of the Big 4 Accounting firm's legal division is seeking a 1-3 PQE lawyer to join its expanding Private Client team in London.
The firm's lawyers have the benefit of being part of an exciting growth business within a leading professional services firm and the successful candidate will join a network comprising over 2700 lawyers in 80+ jurisdictions.
The firm's Private Client lawyers work particularly closely with the national Family Office & Private Client tax team, which includes UK and international tax specialists, tax investigations experts and family business/family governance specialists. The firm is highly experienced in advising UK and international families, family offices, private banks, fiduciary groups and high net worth individuals on managing their personal, trust and company tax and legal affairs. The firm's colleagues often work collaboratively around the globe and as a result there are plenty of opportunities to further grow and develop.
Candidate skills and experience
an entrepreneurial self-starter working in a fully multi-disciplinary practice;
able to understand the legal solution for clients within the wider picture and keen to become a more rounded private client advisor;
technically able, with an easy familiarity with relevant tax and trust law issues commensurate with their experience;
a proactive and resilient problem solver;
a team player who enjoys working with people from diverse backgrounds and disciplines;
a relationship builder
A UK qualified solicitor with 1-3 years PQE (but applicants with other suitable experience will also be considered) coming from a firm with a strong private client practice.
Strong academic and personal skills are essential.
Conscientious with good attention to detail
drafting and advising on wills and trusts in UK and international context;
international succession law;
mental capacity planning and powers of attorney;
probate and estate planning with associated UK tax considerations.
An interest in completing or having completed the STEP qualifications would be beneficial.
If you think you may be the right fit for this role, please do not hesitate to get in touch as soon as possible and/or to send your CV to Pippa Campbell (Legal Recruitment Consultant) at Morgan McKinley to discuss further.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.
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