Private Client Lawyer


Davis Blank Furniss is a full service Lexcel accredited legal firm specialising in many areas of the law, with offices in both Manchester city centre and Glossop.

We have an opportunity for an experienced private client lawyer to head up our Private Client Department, as part of a friendly and established team in Manchester.

The role will be to provide strategic leadership and management of the Private Client Department, as well as participate in business development and marketing to drive the further growth and profitability of the department.

Due to the varied caseload, the successful applicant should have an up-to-date and in depth knowledge of Wills, Trusts, Probate, Inheritance Tax and Powers of Attorney, as well as be able to be relied upon to provide innovative yet straightforward legal advice and support to guarantee that the very best outcome is achieved.  Accordingly, you must be able to demonstrate extensive experience in dealing with a wide breadth of Private Client matters and have a minimum of five years PQE to be considered for the role.  A source of work would be advantageous, as well as an existing network of contacts. Current STEP membership preferred.

If you are:

  • a ‘self-starter’
  • highly motivated
  • driven to push your career forward
  • friendly
  • able to deal with clients in an efficient manner, both face-to-face and over the telephone and have excellent organisational skills and an ability to develop and effectively supervise the department, please apply by way of CV and covering letter to

 Strictly no agencies

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