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Associate – Tax, Trusts & Succession - 1 - 6 PQE

Role and Responsibilities (this is a broad but not exhaustive list)
• Provide practical and commercial legal advice to clients in a clear and succinct manner
• Manage a substantial and varied workload efficiently and cost-effectively with supervision, appropriate to the level of expertise
• Draft more complex documents with minimum instruction and supervision, making use of appropriate precedents
• Apply a commercial approach to research and evaluate relevance and accuracy in delivery of advice
• Where appropriate, delegate, co-ordinate and supervise the work of more junior members of the team
• Actively participate in client marketing opportunities such as client seminars, presentations and pitches
• Identify client opportunities and take appropriate steps to follow through
• Contribute to group knowledge and know-how initiatives

Person specification
• Be an England and Wales qualified lawyer (or equivalent)
• Have an appropriate knowledge of domestic succession and tax planning
• A STEP qualification would be an advantage but is not essential
• Demonstrate good judgement and a good legal and commercial understanding of client’s particular needs
• Understand scope of the tasks, manage time effectively and perform well under time and work pressures
• Take a ‘hands on’ approach to managing own files and a broad case load
• Have a high degree of attention to detail
• Have strong problem-solving skills
• Be flexible and willing to undertake a wide variety of tasks
• Be a pro-active team player, who is also highly self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative
• Be able to build rapport with clients and develop an effective working relationship
• Be flexible and willing to go the extra mile
• Have excellent all-round IT skills, MS Office including Excel and Word

• Client service
• Technical ability
• Interpersonal skills
• Delivery focus


For a detailed specification please download the job description in the documents section of this page.

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