Private Client Solicitor

Parnalls Solicitors

Private Client Solicitor

The Role

Parnalls Solicitors Ltd. are seeking an experienced PRIVATE CLIENT SOLICITOR to join our very established law firm based in Launceston.  You will be an excellent communicator, active in building and developing client relationships as well as managing a busy and varied caseload which will include all aspects of Wills and Inheritance Tax planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Court of Protection and Deputyships and also some Estate Administration. Experience in Agricultural Property Relief and Business Property Relief claims would be desirable as we have a large agricultural client base.

This is a full-time role based in our Launceston office. The hours are 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.​

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking a client’s instructions
  • Advising a client on the law and legal issues relating to their case
  • Drafting documents and letters tailored to the client’s individual needs
  • Negotiating with clients and other professionals to secure agreed objectives
  • Supervising the implementation of agreements
  • Coordinating the work of all parties involved
  • Supervising and delegating work to trainee solicitors and assistants as appropriate
  • Checking all documentation prior to signing and implementing
  • Keeping up to date with changes and developments in the law
  • Undertaking a range of continuing professional development (CPD)​​​


Preferably experience of working in all areas of Private Client Law.

  • Flexibility and ability to manage a busy caseload.
  • Commercial awareness
  • Good communication skills
  • A team player who can adapt priorities to meet tight deadlines.
  • Drive and enthusiasm for the private client sector
  • Strong IT and Microsoft Office skills
  • A knowledge of the SOS document management system would be an advantage​

About You 

This position would suit an experienced Private Client Solicitor who is looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to progress their career with a forward thinking practice. You will have an enthusiasm for taking part in business development and networking activities.

About Us

Parnalls Solicitors has been one of the leading legal firms in the West Country. Our staff are committed to helping all our clients deal with the legal aspects of life. Our forté is to combine sound, old fashioned values with the latest in legal thinking and technology to offer a premium local service and experience, at rates which are more competitive than larger city-based firms.

Parnalls Solicitors Ltd. is part of a parent company – Parnall Group.

Other Requirements

  • All successful applicants will be subject to a DBS Check. Please Note: A criminal record will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining a position.​​
  • Direct applicants only.

We’re creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. Organisations that are diverse in age, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, ethnicity, and perspective are proven to be better places to work and are more successful. Importantly, we are creating an environment where everyone, from any background, can do their best work. In short we see this as the right thing to do for the best of reasons.

We look forward to receiving your application.

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Parnalls Solicitors

15-19 Westgate, Launceston, PL15 7AB