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Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • GBP£55,000.00 - GBP£70,000.00
  • Guildford, Surrey
  • Permanent

Are you an experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor looking to join a large, award-winning, legal 500 law firm with a rich heritage?

This firm has an excellent culture, promotes from within, and has an open and relaxed culture where every individual's opinion is heard.

The Firm

This is an award winning, leading law firm with an excellent reputation and 6 offices throughout Surrey and London and over 110 members of staff. It was established almost 100 years ago and has a very rich heritage. It is one of the most well-known firms in Surrey works with very high net-worth clients and primarily through referrals, which speaks volumes to the quality work it produces.

It has a relaxed and open culture, where every individual is given the opportunity to voice their opinion despite being such a large firm.To top it all off, as the firm is outside of London, it boasts of great work-life balance and trains and promotes from within, so you can expect excellent career progression prospects.

The firms core practice areas include: Commercial, Residential and Agricultural Property, Employment, Family, Financial Services, Private Client, PI, Criminal and Dispute Resolution.

They also have several niche areas of law, resulting in a wide range of diverse clients and individuals. The firm are friendly and supportive, making this a collaborative and enjoyable place to work. They boast several legal 500-ranked lawyers throughout their departments, including both property and litigation.

The Role

Because this firm are expanding, they are looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join their growing offering based in Guildford

You will work as part of the wider dispute resolution team which deals with a wide range of high-level work. As a Contentious Probate Solicitor, you will be able to demonstrate substantial experience in contentious probate matters including:

  • Contesting the validity of Wills
  • Inheritance Act disputes
  • Trustee disputes
  • Estate disputes

You will be working directly alongside several senior partners giving you not only exposure to a strong quality level of work, but mentors to learn and develop from.


  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor (5+years PQE)
  • You will be client-care-focused and driven
  • You will be keen to learn, develop and grow technically

What's on offer?

  • Legal 500 ranked work and the opportunity to work in a firm with ranked, leading individuals
  • A collegiate working atmosphere
  • Above-market rate salaries and excellent benefits package
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and enhance your technical knowledge.

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join their impressive offering based in Guildford, Surrey.

Gosia Zarnecka Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-East

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