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Contentious Trust & Probate Associate

  • GBP£50,000.00 - GBP£65,000.00
  • Bournemouth, Dorset
  • Permanent

This Legal 500-ranked regional firm has a rich heritage dating back several decades, are now looking for a Contentious Trust & Probate Associate 3+ years PQE to join their Bournemouth, Dorset office.

The firm

The firm are very client-focused, and everything they do focuses 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 ingrained 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.

The Role

They are seeking a talented Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3+ years of experience to join their leading Dispute Resolution team in Bournemouth, Dorset.

This practice also has a considerable presence within the Contentious Trusts & Probate area.

The Partners have a vast wealth of knowledge, experience, and formidable reputations; the Contentious Probate & Trusts department deals with the highest quality of work, including but not limited to Private Client, Contentious Trusts, Estates, Wills, and the handling of more complex matters.

Collaborating closely with the partners, you will play a vital role in driving the department forward. Their client support extends from several regional offices.


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE plus an exceptional benefits package
  • Varied and interesting workload with a good level of autonomy from the outset
  • Flexibility on offer and a down-to-earth working culture
  • Working alongside legal 500 ranked individuals


  • You will be a qualified Solicitor with 3+ years PQE
  • You will have previous experience managing Contentious Trust & Probate matters
  • You will have strong business development skills

This is a rare opportunity for a skilled Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor 3+ PQE to join this firm in Bournemouth.

Please apply now for immediate confidential consideration, or give me a call for a discrete conversation to learn more.

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