• Location: Tavistock
  • Reference Number: LSW6368

Legal Southwest Ltd

Are you looking to join a long-established and reputable firm? Our client has earned a strong client base in Tavistock and surrounding areas of West Devon and Southeast Cornwall, thanks to their experienced team and dedication to providing outstanding legal services. They are known for their local expertise and personalised client care, but they also have the capacity to serve clients on a national scale.

As a firm that never rests on its laurels, they continuously strive for growth and expansion.

Role Overview:

We are seeking an ambitious, enthusiastic, and motivated Private Client Solicitor/Legal Executive to be a part of our clients’ ongoing success and expansion. This is a full-time position based in their Tavistock office. In this role, you will handle fee-earning work independently and as a valued member of our team. Your primary focus will be delivering exceptional legal services to clients, ensuring that their expectations are not only met but exceeded.


Highly competitive salary, subject to negotiation depending upon your experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a consistently excellent standard of legal services, exceeding client expectations and delighting them with our service.
  • Comply with the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s ethical standards and maintain strict confidentiality regarding clients’ affairs at all times.
  • Undertake fee-earning work independently and as a part of the team, contributing to the department’s profitability.
  • Maintain and nurture existing relationships with our valued clients, while also developing new connections with third-party referrers to promote our exacting standards and exceptional reputation.
  • Handle private client matters, including drafting Wills, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney, and managing Trust and Estate Administration.
  • Actively contribute to the growth and development of the department, playing a role in building the client database and marketing our firm’s services.
  • Efficiently use and record all chargeable and non-chargeable activities in the firm’s time recording system and other management records.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to cross-refer work and clients within the firm.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations in all activities.
  • Take responsibility for financial control of your matters, including cash flow management and billing procedures.
  • Maintain organised and up-to-date files, adhering to the firm’s policies on file management.
  • Proactively identify fee-earning opportunities and pursue them as appropriate.
  • Foster your professional development, seeking opportunities to learn new skills and continuously improve your legal expertise.
  • Prioritise safety, adhering to Health and Safety guidelines and the firm’s policies and procedures.
  • Fulfil other reasonable duties as assigned by your Line Manager.

Our client is always looking for talented, innovative and inspirational individuals that share their ethos and have an interest or expertise in the specialist areas of Law they practice to join their team.

Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.


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