Private Client Lawyer | Battens Solicitors


An exciting opportunity for an experienced Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our established, highly regarded and expanding team has arisen in our Sherborne office.

Our team has a wealth of experience and is well respected.  We have solicitors from newly qualified, to 20 years plus, along with highly experienced legal executives and paralegals.  All fee earners have good support from trained legal secretaries.  All fee earners are involved in the planning and business development of the department and in the sharing of technical knowledge and good practice.

The successful candidate will ideally have a minimum of 5 years post qualifying experience and ideally be a full member of STEP.  As well as having a good technical expertise in all areas of Private Client, including Wills, Probate, Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney and elderly client matters, they will also have enthusiasm for business development, client relationship management and client development.

You will demonstrate an ability to work both under your own initiative and as part of the wider team in Sherborne and across all our offices.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to network to build relationships with new and existing clients as well as within the local market are essential. 

The ideal candidate will be a hardworking individual with a flexible but committed approach to delivering a first-class service and expanding the success of the Private Client department and the company as a whole.

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer.

Personal Skills:

  • Team focused
  • Commercially aware and focused
  • Flexible – Can-do attitude
  • Committed and loyal – Willingness to go the extra mile for success
  • Honest
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Innovative
  • Common sense approach
  • Excellent communication skills

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