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Contentious Probate Solicitor

Job Description

Contentious Probate Solicitor

Location: North West, UK

Salary: Competitive

Job Description

A market-leading firm of solicitors with offices across the North West, servicing both business and private clients. They have been successful in placing in the Top 100 Best Mid-Size Companies to work for in the UK. They have a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach and focuses their energy on getting great results for their clients, while attracting and developing brilliant people.


  • Handling a busy caseload with minimal supervision
  • Developing relationships with clients and surpassing their expectations
  • Participating in marketing activities and actively promote the company's full range of services but to concentrate primarily on probate matters generally
  • Managing client work allocated by the Head of Department or other fee-earners and in accordance with policies, procedures and quality standards
  • Developing good working relationships with internal and external institutions and organisations
  • Providing support to the other team members as required
  • Understanding and contributing to the team's objectives plus working to promote the company's values


  • 1-5 years PQE essential
  • At least 40% of previous caseload should be contentious trust and probate related
  • Experience of non-contentious private client work would be advantageous
  • Ability to progress work quickly with an eye for detail
  • Ability to work as part of the team, show flexibility in attitude and behaviour
  • Ability to work pro-actively, handling a varying caseload

Why Apply?

The successful and expanding private client team are looking to recruit an experienced contentious probate solicitor with a real passion for litigation and dispute resolution regarding inheritance, trusts and probate to join the busy team.


  • Competitive salary
  • leading 500 law firm
  • Hybrid working- flexible
  • supportive team with great progression pathway
  • bonus structures

Apply now to become a Contentious Probate Solicitor with this firm by sending your CV to or call 01772208969 for more information. We also offer a referral bonus so please pass this onto a friend/family member/ colleague to be in the chase of a referral bonus up to £250!