Private Client Solicitor, Lawyer or Paralegal

Private Client Solicitor/Lawyer/Paralegal

Negotiable | Skipton, North Yorkshire and Keighley West Yorkshire | Permanent | Full Time

  • Are you looking for a new challenge with a successful and expanding high street practice?
  • Can you handle a varied, challenging and rewarding caseload?
  • Position available due to continued expansion and size of client base.

JOB TITLE: Private Client Fee Earner

PQE REQUIRED: 2+ years experience

LOCATION: Skipton, North Yorkshire and Keighley, West Yorkshire (commutable from Leeds, Bradford, the Aire Valley and East Lancashire)

SALARY: £Dependant on experience and calibre of applicant


  • Our firm seeks a confident and strong Private Client Fee Earner to join their experienced team. Reporting to one of our directors, you will be running a caseload involving a variety of private client matters including wills, probate, trust administration, LPA's and later life planning.


  • You will be a qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years PQE in Private Client matters
  • Must have prior experience handling wills, probate, trust administration, LPA's and later life planning
  • Client focused
  • Enthusiastic, excellent time management skills and an eye for detail
  • Comfortable in networking and business development settings
  • STEP qualification – desirable but the company is happy to support qualification


The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • drive and motivation
  • strong organisational skills
  • an ability to process large volumes of documents
  • a pragmatic approach to solving problems
  • a client focused approach
  • excellent forensic skills
  • attention to detail
  • outstanding communication skills
  • good typing skills
  • ability and knowledge of current technology & systems including working with a case management system
  • it is essential that the successful person has experience of handling their own caseload
  • the commitment and passion to build their own caseload, be part of the firm’s expansion and actively involve themselves in appropriate networking or marketing of the business.


We are a forward-looking high-street law firm who pride ourselves in delivering a high-quality professional service. A successful merger, a few years ago, and a more recent acquisition has given us the appetite and sound financial footing to expand further.

The Private Client team has a solid referral network which has been built though individual reputations and personal commitment to client care.

The firm has extensive knowledge across a range of sectors which is supported by an active marketing strategy.

On offer for the successful candidate are genuine prospects for career development along with a competitive salary.


If you're interested in this role, please forward:

  • an up-to-date copy of your CV
  • with a covering message explaining why you are interested in this role and working for our company

to Lisa Wood - Managing Director - [email protected]

Please note:

  • Our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the role.
  • Waddington Legal Limited T/A Waddington Turner Wall Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.