70+ years
of legal expertise

70+ years
of legal expertise

WE’RE HIRING! Private Client Solicitor

Job Title: Private Client Solicitor/ Legal Executive (0-3 years PQE)

Reports to: Head of Private Client (Jack Haskew)

KWW Solicitors is a longstanding (70+ years) and widely respected Surrey firm based in East Molesey, near Hampton Court, providing a wide range of legal services to private individuals and businesses.

We are proud of our reputation as a high quality firm serving local clients. Personal relationships are key to our success and we strive to remain focused on caring for both our clients and our staff as the KWW business grows.

Every member of our team must deliver to the very best of their ability and be prepared to go the extra mile for both colleagues and clients.


This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated solicitor/legal executive with ambition to work in our private client department. This role will require undertaking fee-earning work, both independently and as a member of the team, maintaining existing relations with the firm’s clients and to assist and help develop new relationships with third party referrers.

We have a strong emphasis on all aspects of developing and maintaining outstanding client relationships. Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal skills, welcome client interaction both in person and via telephone and email, and should expect to do so daily from the outset.


Conduct of private client fee earning work and related matters on behalf of clients, working both independently and as a member of the team, to provide a profitable contribution to the work of the department, while helping to enhance our strong client relationships.

Fee earning

  • Drafting of Wills, Trusts, Lasting Powers of Attorney and dealing with Trust and Estate Administration.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage deadlines and competing priorities, including the ability to prioritise work and to work to strict timescales where required.
  • Maintaining orderly and up-to-date files including electronically and complying with the firm’s policies on file management.
  • Completing time recording and other management records required by the firm.
  • Ensuring compliance is adhered to in all activities including Lexcel compliance.
  • Financial control of your own matters with particular regard to cash flow through collection of monies on account and billing procedures. 
  • Such other reasonable duties as and when required by your line manager.

Client & Team Relationships & Development

  • Good hands-on private client experience in Wills, Trusts, Probate, Lasting Power of Attorney and Trust and Estate Administration.
  • Excellent client-facing skills and the ability to nurture existing clients and third-party relationships as well as the ability to help develop new business and assist in networking events.
  • Maintain existing relations with the firm’s clients and assist and help develop new relationships with third party referrers.
  • Cross-referring work and clients within the firm.
  • Management of support services for which you are responsible, including supervision of support staff.
  • Willing to participate in the growth and future development of the department, assisting in the build-up of the client database and marketing the firm’s services.
  • Recognise fee-earning opportunities and develop as appropriate, and assist with the development of our services.
  • Be accountable for your own development seeking out opportunities to learn new skills to continuously improve.
  • Work in a responsible and safe manner at all times adhering to health and safety, safe working practices and firm policies and procedures. 
  • Full clean driving licence as travel to see clients will be required.


  • Technical proficiency and good IT skills.
  • Good academic background
  • Previous use of case management systems, especially LEAP.

The above list of duties is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the role.


If you are interested in this role, please send your CV and short introductory letter to David Anstee via d.anstee@kww.co.uk

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