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Head of Private Client Department

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is already a head of department or is looking for the next step in their career. Heald has a large portfolio of business-owning clients and HNW private clients who need care and skill to advise and look after.


Job Summary

To manage your own case load of wills, trusts and probate cases along with the development of the department.


Key Responsibilities

To manage and grow the department, working with the marketing team to meet targets and to report to the partners as to the progress.


Experience & Requirements

  • Core wills and probate work
  • Estate planning
  • Exit planning for owner-managed businesses

Candidate Attributes

The candidate must be of high calibre intellectually, personable, a team player, able to use modern technology and driven by the desire to deliver service of the highest quality.



The Solicitor should have at least 10 years PQE and preferably be STEP qualified.



Based in our Milton Keynes office for at least 2 days per week combined with flexible home working.



OTE above £60k with target based bonus scheme.


Working Hours

The Head of Private Client Department is a Full Time role.


Join our Team Apply For This Role

Apply for the Head of Private Client Department job role by sending your C.V. and covering letter along with any additional relevant information detailing how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role.

We will look to assess your experiences as well as your strengths and will give you the best opportunity to showcase these.

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Benefits at Heald Solicitors

Benefits at Heald Solicitors include a competitive salary, ample holiday, private healthcare, death in service and a generous bonus scheme. At Heald Solicitors, flexible working comes as standard. We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and value individuals for their skills, potential and what they can bring to the firm.

  • Death in service
  • Employee health insurance
  • Discounted membership for family members
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Discounted conveyancing and legal services eg wills and family trusts
  • A pension scheme with employer contributions of 4%