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Associate/Senior Associate - Tax, Trust & Succession (Geneva or Zurich)

It is an exciting time to join Charles Russell Speechlys!

Associate or Senior Associate - England and Wales qualified solicitor

The Team
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Tax, Trust & Succession Associate or Senior Associate to join our team in Switzerland (in Geneva or Zurich). The Tax, Trust and Succession team focuses on UK, Swiss and international private client matters.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities (this is a broad but not exhaustive list)
• Deliver high quality professional services with a focus on UK tax (personal and corporate)
• UK personal tax advice for individuals who are resident but not domiciled in the UK
• Legal and UK tax advice on the implications of creating, maintaining and/or winding up trusts and other structures
• Deliver practical advice on cross-border probate matters
• Manage clients’ affairs effectively and profitably through delivery of own case load
• 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 level of expertise
• Apply a commercial approach to research and evaluate relevance and accuracy in delivery of advice
• 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
The ideal candidate must:
• be England and Wales’s qualified (minimum of 4 years of experience)
• have previous experience of wealth structuring and tax advice
• be confident to work autonomously and as part of a team
• demonstrate excellent time management skills
• be organised and capable of running a significant number of files and work matters simultaneously
• have the ability to communicate effectively and develop working relations at all levels

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

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