Private Client Solicitor

Private Client Solicitor

The Private Client team at Jacksons Law Firm are seeking an experienced and confident solicitor to join the team based at either the company's Stockton office or Newcastle office. You may be required to work from either depending on the needs of the business.

You will join a close-knit team consisting of the Head of Department, 2 solicitors, a paralegal and support staff.

The successful candidate must have strong technical skills with a wide range of private client experience and the ability to manage independently a varied case load covering Wills, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Trusts, Estate Planning and Estate Adminitration. Experince of dealing with high net worth individuals, farming and business clients, and taxes would be desirable.

The role requires excellent client care skills and an empathetic approach.

The successful candidate will demonstrate an enthusiasm and confidence for business development and marketing; to be able to take a proactive role in intiatives and opportunities to maintain and grow Jacksons' client base, collaborate with other departments, and develop new relationships with third part referrers.

STEP Qualification (or working towards it) is desirable but not essential.

This role is open to all Private Client solicitors. In seeking candidates with the necessary experince and technical knowledge for the role, Jacksons has given a guideline of at least 2 years PQE but welcome applications from any solicitors who consider they meet the required skills, knowlege and experience for the role.

Jacksons Law Firm offers a number of staff benefits, including:

  • Competitive salary that reflects experience
  • Access to discretonary uncapped Fee Earner Bonus Scheme
  • Access to a hybrid working scheme
  • Enhanced pension schemes
  • 33 days annual leave as standard (including bank holidays)
  • Long service holidays
  • Additional holiday purchase scheme
  • Bonus holidays
  • Free parking at head office
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • Free wills and discounted legal services for friends and family
  • High street discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life insurance
  • Staff engagement initiatives including team away days and social events
  • Wellbeing and mental health support including a "Zen Den" wellbeing room and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Flexible Fridays
  • Staff treat and dress down days
  • Monthly prices/gift vouchers
  • Free fruit and refreshments
  • Free eye tests and flu jabs
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Work anniversary and big birthday gifts
  • Discounted services at Mercedes Benz Teesside

To apply, please send a copy of your up-to-date CV to

If you have any questions about the role or would like to receive a full job description, please contact Jacksons' HR Team on the above email address, or telephone 01642 356 500.

Salary expectations will be discussed at interview and will be dependent upon your skills and experience.