Tax Lawyer – 5 years PQE
Join Our Team: Private Client Tax Associate (FTC) – London
Job Title: Private Client Associate (Fixed Term Contract) Job Location: London
Are you an experienced tax lawyer with a passion for navigating complex private client and tax matters? Do you have a knack for providing top-notch legal counsel to a diverse clientele? If so, we have an exceptional opportunity for you to join our well-known law firm as a Private Client Associate.
About Us: We are proud to be part of the firm’s esteemed Private Capital Group initiative, offering a comprehensive suite of services to a diverse and captivating clientele. Our clients range from affluent individuals, family offices, and trustees to financial institutions, established businesses, and innovative start-ups. With a strong presence in technology, finance, entertainment, media, and sports sectors, our clients are both UK-based and international, with a particular emphasis on those connected to the Middle East and the US.
Why Join Us? This role presents an exciting opportunity for a seasoned tax lawyer to immerse themselves in all facets of our Private Client & Tax practice. The Private Capital Group is one of our firm’s fastest-growing divisions and holds a stellar reputation within the private client market. As a Private Client Associate, you will be entrusted with a diverse range of responsibilities, including:
Drafting wills and orchestrating succession planning, including the establishment and maintenance of wealth planning structures like trusts, foundations, family investment companies, and partnerships.
Providing expert guidance on inheritance tax, reliefs, exemptions, double tax treaties, and key planning exercises.
Advising on cross-border succession planning, navigating conflict of law issues, and collaborating with foreign counsel to tailor global strategies.
Offering counsel on tax residency, domicile, and intricate tax principles, including remittance basis, split year treatment, overseas workday relief, and related personal tax matters.
Assisting trustees and beneficiaries with their rights and responsibilities regarding trusts, including involvement in restructuring projects.
Handling legal aspects tied to mental capacity loss, including preparing and registering lasting powers of attorney.
Advising individuals and trustees on the use of private capital for philanthropic and impact investing, including charitable law consultation.
Guiding clients on reporting, information exchange, transparency, and anti-corruption initiatives.
Providing tax advice on the setup, retention or unwinding of UK residential property holding structures, covering income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax, corporate tax, ATED, and SDLT issues.
Tackling various other tax and private client issues as they arise.
Candidate Profile: To excel in this role, we are seeking a candidate with at least 5 years PQE, qualified in England & Wales, and boasting outstanding academic credentials. High-quality training and prior experience with a firm specializing in private client practice will be highly regarded.
The ideal candidate should be:
Technically astute with strong commercial judgment.
Independent thinker and problem solver who knows when to seek guidance.
Enthusiastic, confident, sociable, and self-motivated with a keen sense of common sense.
If you are ready to embark on a rewarding journey with a prestigious media law firm and contribute your expertise to our esteemed Private Client & Tax Group, we encourage you to apply today.
Join us in delivering top-tier legal counsel to a dynamic clientele and take your career to new heights in the heart of London’s legal landscape.
For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Sally McIntyre-Brown on 0207 332 2452 or on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.