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Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • £45000 - £65000 per annum
  • Colchester, Essex
  • Permanent

Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor | 2+ PQE | Colchester, Essex

With a rich legacy spanning over two centuries, this esteemed firm has embraced modernity while retaining its historical roots, earning itself a prominent position in today's market.

Renowned for its supportive and friendly environment, this firm has seen many of its senior solicitors begin their journey as trainees, promising exceptional career prospects.

Their emphasis on work-life balance and office culture, coupled with competitive salaries and advancement opportunities, sets them apart.

As they continue to expand across all sectors, they seek an Associate Solicitor for their acclaimed contested trusts and probate team in Colchester, Essex.

The Role

This position is tailored for an ambitious solicitor with a focus on contentious probate and trusts, seeking a long-term move to a thriving and dynamic firm.

A minimum of 2 years PQE is required, alongside a drive to seize a genuine career opportunity. The practice invests in individuals for the long term and actively encourages internal promotion.

You will work alongside some of the best lawyers in the region on a manageable caseload of contested trusts and probate, with realistic targets and a clearly defined progression pathway to senior positions.


  • Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE in contentious trusts and probate.
  • Ability to manage a caseload of matters independently.
  • Keenness to participate in networking and industry events.
  • Ambitious and motivated, ready to capitalize on the offered career advancement.


  • Above-market-rate salary, negotiable based on experience.
  • Flexible work arrangements, including hybrid or remote options.
  • Regular and merit-based opportunities for advancement.
  • The chance to collaborate with top-tier legal professionals in the field.

This presents an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious Solicitor to elevate their career with this award-winning firm, in their Colchester office in Essex.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or call Andrew Chapman on 0203 865 2113 for more information.

Andrew Chapman Senior Recruitment Consultant- Essex & East Anglia

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