Private Client Solicitor (NQ – 2yrs' PQE) – Gibson Kerr

The Firm

Gibson Kerr is a long established, central Edinburgh, legal practice with a good client base, specialising in family law, personal law (private client) and residential conveyancing and estate agency. The business is a three partner firm, with four other qualified solicitors and a trainee solicitor.   We operate from two offices in north central Edinburgh.

The Role

We have a busy personal law practice and require a solicitor who is newly qualified, up to two years PQE to support a partner and solicitor who deal with personal law exclusively, starting as soon as possible.  Our personal law department deals with a varied case load including will and power of attorney drafting, executry administration, power of attorney administration for elderly and vulnerable clients, estate and tax planning, cost of care advice, and trust drafting and administration.  The solicitor will be responsible for their own caseload, in particular will and power of attorney drafting, and executry and power of attorney administration, but will also be expected to assist the partner and senior solicitor with their cases when required.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career within a supportive environment.  We aim to put the successful candidate through the STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates (Scotland).

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, bright and cheerful – someone with good rapport with clients and colleagues.  They will be hardworking, confident and prepared to take responsibility for their actions.  A willingness to promote the services of the business when suitable opportunities arise is important.  Our preference is for someone who lives in Edinburgh or within easy commuting distance of our office.   

Competitive Salary Commensurate with Experience

Eligible for monthly staff bonus

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV and covering letter to