• A great opportunity has arisen for a Private Client Lawyer to join our team based at either of our offices in Maidstone or Canterbury, Kent.

    Brachers is a leading law firm of choice in the South East, which prides itself on delivering quality and value to clients through continuous innovation, robust management practice and a commitment to excellence.

    You will be able to demonstrate previous exposure to a wide variety of complex private client work including wills, probate, trusts and estate planning. Experience in charities work would be an advantage but not essential. Being a STEP member would be an advantage but not essential.

    The role

    • Previous experience working within a busy private client team
    • Probate and Estate Planning experience essential
    • Ability to translate complex legal matters into practical workable solutions for clients
    • Ability to demonstrate keen commercial acumen and understand the need to provide ‘added value’ to clients
    • Ability to prioritise workload to ensure the delivery of team goals
    • Self-motivated with drive and determination to deliver excellent results

    Are you the right person?

    We are looking to expand our private client team to support its growing client base and would be happy to receive applications from individuals that are new qualified up to Senior Associate level.

    You will be a team player who is willing to adapt and contribute to the success of the team. You should have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, with colleagues and with other teams within the firm. You should be able to promote the Firm internally and externally in order to assist the introduction of new business.

    What we can offer you

    We offer a friendly and welcoming environment and whilst we expect our people to work hard, we also want them to enjoy their work and establish successful careers with us. Therefore, we offer everyone the opportunity to train, develop and grow.

    In return you will be offered a competitive salary, pension, 26 days holiday per year, life assurance, private medical insurance, group income protection, staff discounts, social events and much more. Our employees also benefit from a discretionary annual bonus scheme.

    If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV with a covering e-mail stating your salary expectations and notice period, to humanresources@brachers.co.uk.

    You must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Please note, we are not currently accepting applications for this role from agencies. Speculative candidates submitted through agencies will not be considered.