Associate/ Senior Associate
Bath or Bristol

Job reference: 000125

Location: Bath or Bristol

Salary: Competitive + Benefits

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Succession and Tax

Division: Private Client

Hours per week: 35 hours

PQE/Experience: Minimum of 5 years PQE

Thrings is a vibrant expanding law firm with a diverse client base offering excellent career prospects to talented and driven individuals.  We operate in offices in Bristol, Bath, London, Swindon and Romsey, serving clients within the UK, but increasingly with an international presence.

We’re a client focussed firm who has award winning lawyers working for us.  We’re noted by Chambers & Partners for the relationships we’ve built with our clients, and the increasing presence we’re building in the markets and clients we serve.  We provide a range of services to different clients in areas such as Agriculture, Private Client, Corporate & Commercial and Commercial Property and are noted for having specialists that practice in each of these areas.  We work across offices, with different practice areas to best serve the needs of our clients.

Our highly regarded Private Client team are looking for an experienced Associate/ Senior Associate to join our Succession & Tax team; dealing with Wills, Probate and Trust work.  Ideally with a minimum of five years’ experience advising clients you will be considered an expert in the field and comfortable dealing with clients from a variety of backgrounds.  Thrings has a history of dealing with high end wealth and estate planning. Therefore, you need to be comfortable dealing with more complex estates and trusts, to compliment others within the team.

The role will involve acting for a variety of private clients in the administration of estates, drafting wills, LPA’s, tax planning and preparing /advising on trusts. You should be able to demonstrate a drive to succeed and develop your career as a private client solicitor and must have solid experience gained at a firm with a strong Wills and Probate offering.  A natural communicator, you will be diplomatic, tactful and adapt your style to meet the needs of your clients.  Ideally based within the South West (Bath/Bristol) but open to working in a hybrid way, we’re looking for someone who can hit the ground running and compliment the skillset within the existing team.  There are a number of juniors within the team, including Solicitors, a Paralegal and Legal Secretaries, we would like you to be involved and responsible for mentoring and managing a small group of them.  Someone who is comfortable with managing others, recognising strengths and helping to drive forward their success will be a huge asset to this growing team.

The calibre of clients, quality of work and highly regarded experts in the team all make this a fantastic opportunity. You have a real opportunity to join a growing Practice and establish and develop a longstanding career with a Firm who like to develop and nurture talent.

There is a benefits package on offer that enables you to tailor the perks of working at Thrings to your personal circumstances including Private Medical Insurance, health checks, the ability to buy and sell holiday, discounted gym membership, support for continued personal development and much, much more.  If all of this sounds interesting to you then we look forward to receiving your application.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.  If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process or when employed, then do let us know.


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