Our long established and well respected client are currently seeking an experienced Private Client Lawyer with a minimum of 5 years’ Post Qualification Experience (PQE) to join their esteemed legal team based in Shrewsbury. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in private client law, with a specific focus on trusts, and preferably hold STEP qualification.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a diverse caseload of private client matters, with a particular emphasis on trusts.
  • Provide expert legal advice on matters related to inheritance tax, wills, and estate planning.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their individual needs and provide tailored solutions.
  • Stay abreast of changes in legislation and regulations affecting private client law.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, fostering a reputation for excellence in service.


  • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE in Private Client law.
  • Ideally STEP qualified or working towards the qualification.
  • Proven experience in handling a wide range of private client matters, particularly in trusts.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients.
  • Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in legal documentation.


  • Competitive and negotiable salary
  • Hybrid working
  • Generous annual leave allowance – Starting at 25 days including to 30 + bank holidays.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life insurance
  • Professional development opportunities including the opportunity to mentor junior members of the team.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.

To apply for this job email your details to rob@blueorchidrecruitment.co.uk.

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