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Private Client Solicitor

Permanent - Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours

Job Title

Private Client Solicitor

Job type

Permanent - Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours


Competitive (negotiable and dependent on experience & qualifications)




7 months ago

Hibberts LLP are a long-established and accredited North West firm, where client care is of the highest priority. The firm are renowned for the delivery of a personal, professional and practical service. Hibberts LLP pride themselves on their diverse range of clients and services and are noted for their expertise in agriculture, property, tax and trust work.

The Role

Hibberts LLP are excited to announce that they are expanding their Private Client team and an opportunity arises for a full time, experienced and technically-able Private Client Solicitor to join a thriving Private Client Team, consisting of a Head of Department, seven Associate Solicitors and a training Legal Executive. The position will be based at our Nantwich office, with the potential of hybrid working in the future.

The role comes with responsibility for a varied and interesting caseload consisting of Wills, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Probate matters.  There will be opportunities to develop and gain experience in technical aspects of Private client work such as complex trusts, succession planning; advising on and claiming agricultural/business property relief.

Working collaboratively with support from experienced members of the team, the role offers development of your expertise. Also, the use of your legal knowledge to support more junior colleagues.


The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will preferably be STEP qualified or working towards this, with a broad range of experience in all aspects of Probate and Trust administration and preparation of Wills and IHT planning. Experience of dealing with complex estates, high net worth clients, business and farming partnerships/agricultural interests is highly desired however candidates with a willingness to develop in those areas are invited to apply.

Applications are sought from experienced Private Client Solicitors with (guideline) 3-5 years’ PQE.

Managing your own case load, priorities and demonstrating great organisational skills, you will be able to work autonomously and effectively. You will be client-focussed in your approach, effective and confident in your communication with colleagues and clients alike.

Hours & Salary
  • Working Hours: Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours
  • Holidays: 33 days inclusive of bank holidays
  • Salary: Competitive (negotiable and dependent on experience & qualifications)
  • Location: Nantwich, Cheshire.


Application details

Please apply in strictest confidence with a copy of your CV and covering letter by email only to Mrs Rachael Hodgkins, 25 Barker Street, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 5EN on reh@hibberts.com  Please do not use the social media or website “apply now” function

Essential Requirements

  • Applications are sought from experienced Private Client Solicitors with (guideline) 3-5 years’ PQE.

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