Private Client Lawyer

Coodes LLP

Private Client Lawyer

Coodes LLP is one of the leading law firms in Cornwall and Devon and the longest established firm in the region.  With growing demand for our services an opportunity has arisen for a Private Client lawyer to join the team which consists of 15 specialist lawyers who advise clients on all aspects of managing their affairs.  The department has been described by Chambers and Partners as “having a substantial regional presence” and “winning plaudits for its wills, trust and probate work” with a “growing Court of Protection and elderly client focus”.

What you will do:

Subject to your skills and experience, you will advise on and deal with the drafting of Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, Estate Administration and Elderly Client matters generally.

Qualifications you need:

We would be pleased to receive applications from Solicitors, Chartered Legal Executives, or lawyers / paralegals with qualifying experience in a Private Client setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience you need:

  • Thorough knowledge of the legal principles required to draft Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, deal with the Administration of Estates and Elderly Client matters generally
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to work alone as well as part of a team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office is essential
  • Must be able to travel (in county)

The role offers exceptional opportunities for personal development and advancement in a well-established team.

About us

With over 150 staff across 8 offices Coodes LLP provides legal advice across the entire spectrum of business and personal needs, delivered by highly experienced lawyers with a dedicated and skilled support team.

Coodes has built a reputation over the last decade of being one of the most forward-thinking firms by regional, if not, national standards and a number of our departments and lawyers are recognised as the leaders in the region.

Additional benefits include:

Group pension plan, Annual bonus scheme, Medical cash plan, Life assurance, Holiday trading, Private medical insurance options, Discounted gym membership, Cycle to work and a Discounted shopping platform


We are open to discussion regarding which of our eight locations best suits you.  In addition to our offices, the firm aims to enable as many staff as possible to incorporate an element of remote work into their working week if they so wish.


This is a full-time position.  35 hours a week Monday to Friday however we welcome applications from candidates looking for alternative working arrangements.

Speculative candidates submitted through agencies we have not instructed will not be considered to be represented by that agency.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if a suitable candidate is found.


Coodes LLP

St Austell Business Park Carclaze St Austell Cornwall PL25 4FD