Head of Private Client

Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors, based in Chelmsford, is looking to recruit a Head of Private Client with five years PQE to be part of a growing and changing business.

Our Private Client team have always been busy, and COVID-19 is no exception. The exciting part is that this has allowed us the opportunity of delivering our services in a different way. Working from home, flexible hours – no problem! We have also invested heavily in technology and implemented a state-of-the-art case management system that has revolutionised how we deliver our work. A genuinely exciting time to join our business.

We can say the usual things about the opportunity, but it will suit someone with an eye on the future, leadership skills and the resilience to challenge the status quo.

If you are a Private Client Solicitor with at least five years PQE, strong leadership skills and ready for that next step, please send me your CV or alternatively, get in touch for a strictly confidential discussion.


What will you be doing:

  • Lead the team and deliver excellent client care.
  • Mentor, and add your knowledge into a talented team.
  • Promote a compassionate and sensitive client experience.
  • Grow the business. Deliver the strategy.
  • Proactively network and market to generate new business and reputation.
  • Contribute and be part of the management team.
  • Manage own caseload of matters.

Culture & Values

We are friendly, professional, innovative, diverse, team orientated and focused on our clients

We value people from different backgrounds with different life experiences

We value ideas and contribution

We believe in giving back to the communities in which we work and live

And we also like a bit of fun!

What we have to offer

Competitive Salary

+ salary progression

Personal Development Plan

+ Annual appraisals
+ Mentoring and leadership    
   development programs

Pension Contribution

+ private healthcare
+ death in service

A Friendly Team Environment

+ Social events!

Up to 25 days holiday per annum

+ 3 extra days at Christmas
+ 1 day for Birthday
+ ½ day Christmas shopping

Flexible Working

Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
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Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors

Our people

Chris Fairhead - Family & Divorce
Chris Fairhead
Senior Legal Advisor

“I have been at Hill & Abbott for over 22 years. In that time I have seen many changes but throughout have always been reassured that I was working at a solicitors of good repute who care for their staff and reward loyalty and enthusiasm.”

Alex Garrett - Family & Divorce Law Chelsmford
Alexander Garrett

“I joined Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors in 2017 having already started my training at another law firm. Upon joining Hill & Abbott I was immediately welcomed and made to feel a part of the team. I have since been provided with a variety of interesting projects and opportunities to work within the various departments to determine the area of law that best suited me. I have received fantastic support and training which has given me the confidence and skills needed to qualify as a Solicitor within the Family department.”

Lexcel Legal Practice Quality
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Family Law
Conveyancing Quality
Children Law
Brain Injury Group
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Hill & Abbott actively support several nominated charities including:

Headway 2020
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Farleigh Hospice logo
Kids Inspire logo

Hill & Abbott also participate in community activities including attending schools in Essex giving talks on covering letters, Curriculum Vitaes and practicing mock job interviews.

Contact us

  • Burgundy Court, 64-66 Springfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 6JY
  • 01245 258 892
  • Monday - Friday: 9am-5.30pm.Evening and weekend appointments available on request
  • Click here for directions and parking information.
Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors Chelmsford

Here to help you achieve your personal and business ambitions


Viewpoint Hill & Abbott Solicitors in Chelmsford, Essex. We give legal advise to clients over a wide area, including Southend-on-Sea, Colchester, Basildon, Rayleigh, South Benfleet, Thundersley, Harlow, Grays, Brentwood, Clacton-on-Sea, Braintree.

The Viewpoint Group is a multi-discipline professional service team helping you and your business see the bigger picture so we can understand, advise and deliver the best solution to achieve your ambitions.