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Contentious Probate Solicitor

£40000 - £65000 per annum
Lancashire Preston

This leading firm is for go getters that have an ambitious flare. The firm will provide distinctive training and give its staff the opportunity to grow within the practice organically. They are going from strength to strength so now is a great time to be joining them.

The Firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focussed, and everything they do focusses around putting the client at the centre of their focus. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals. They house Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees. It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.

All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels.

The Role

The firm is seeking a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join their growing Preston office.

The firm has a highly regarded, legal 500 ranked Family department. You will join a highly skilled team that is headed up by heavy hitting lawyers.

You will take on a diverse and broad caseload including disputes relating to wills, probates, estates, trusts, beneficiaries, executors, inheritance act claims and disputes regarding jointly and solely owned property.

Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with at least 3 years' experience
  • Working towards ACTAPS would be beneficial
  • You should have good technical knowledge and be an organised individual
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with clients
  • You will enjoy working in a challenging, fast moving and professional environment

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join this legal 500 firm based in Preston

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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