Solicitor - In house Private Client

£60k - £80k
Greater London
25 Jul 2019

A world leading independent family office providing wealth services is seeking a private client lawyer.

Private Client Solicitor for Family Wealth Business

This business is one of the world's leading independently owned family offices and the largest across EMEA, providing a range of services from long-term strategic planning and investments to day-to-day advice and administration to nearly 300 families of substantial wealth. The Group employs over 500 people across 8 international regions. In addition the business has its own in house legal advisers, providing commercial and technical legal advice to many of the richest families in the world.

The business now seeks an experienced solicitor to report into the Head of Legal Practice in the London office. The role sits within the legal team which currently consists of a large team of lawyers. The role will include:

  • Drafting wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney for clients, often involving a cross border element.
  • Advising the UK trustee company on UK probate issues.
  • Advising clients on a wide range of legal, tax and commercial matters, with an emphasis on estate and succession planning, taking account of any relevant UK and cross borders tax issues
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, trust related documents

Candidate Requirements:

Ideally you will have 2 years' PQE in drafting wills, trusts, preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney, and dealing with UK probate issue

  • Some experience of advising on complex tax and legal issues
  • Exposure to complex UK/non UK wealth holding and family offices structures

If you are interested in pursuing an in house career, but still remaining client focused and working very closely with HNW individuals, this business provides the perfect blend.

Please contact James Franklin at Morgan McKinley for further information. If you wish to apply for the role, please use the link provided.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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