Private Client Solicitor – Huyton

2 July 2024

Job Role: Lawyer

Team: Lifetime Planning

Type: Fulltime, Permanent

Hours: 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday

(alternative hours will be considered for the right candidate).

Location: Huyton Office, 26 Sherborne Square, L36 9UR

Experience: 5+ years PQE.

Previous Team Leader experience advantageous.

Must have driving licence and own car.

The Role

We are seeking applications from qualified Solicitors/Legal Executives who ideally have at least 5 years’ post qualification experience in all Private Client matters (including Wills, LPAs, Probate and Court of Protection), and who are keen to develop their own caseload and contribute to the growth of the Team through marketing and business development.

There is a broad range of high-quality work and the successful applicant will enjoy the autonomy of managing their own caseload whilst benefiting from the support of an experienced Team. There may also be occasional travel to any of our other offices to provide support or attend to clients.

Team Leader

We want to hear from candidates who are keen to progress and have management aspirations, as ideally, we want this role to progress after the 6-month probation period into a Trainee Team Leader position.

This will involve a period of 12-months training, working closely with the Director Responsible for the Team in relation to strategy, team plans and performance reviews for other members of the Team.

Salary and Benefits

The salary for this role is between £40,000 and £50,000 (plus Team Leader incentive) per annum depending on experience.

Annual holiday entitlement in a full calendar year is 25 days. This is in addition to bank holidays and an extra 3 days to be used between Christmas and New Year.

We have a health benefit in place, which employees are eligible to join after 6 months’ service.

In addition, we offer company sick pay, as well as paid dependant’s leave.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

We are committed to ensuring our working practices and job roles are inclusive to meet a wide variety of needs. Therefore, should you require any reasonable adjustments or have access requirements, please make us aware when applying for the position so that we can arrange a suitable interview. Successful candidates will be asked about reasonable adjustments for their employment at Maxwell Hodge when they are formally offered the position, so that we can ensure the role meets their requirements.

An independent firm of solicitors with 7 offices across Merseyside and Wirral. We were established over 150 years ago and our focus is on providing the best legal service and advice for our clients. With a solid reputation, well ingrained in the local community, we offer an excellent working environment.

We offer a good working environment, where you can attend social and wellbeing events, have regular performance reviews with management and benefit from birthday leave, employer supported volunteering, an annual salary review and different reward and recognition incentives.

As a company, we are committed to providing employees with meaningful opportunities and therefore welcome applications from those looking for prospects of career development.

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