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Contentious Trust & Probate Senior Associate

  • GBP£60,000.00 - GBP£70,000.00
  • Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Permanent

This leading, rapidly expanding Top 50 law firm is looking to further strengthen its Basingstoke offering with the addition of a Contentious Trust & Probate Senior Associate 5+ years PQE.

They have now developed an international presence in which they are looking to expand further. The firm has grown significantly in recent years, going from strength to strength.

The Firm

Although this leading international firm is in the process of considerable expansion, they have an enviable culture that it will maintain, and can provide an environment which is far less hierarchical and more relaxed than most large regional firms of their size.

You will find the overriding ethos of the firm friendly and collaborative which is evident through the Partners being very receptive to their teams and genuinely enjoy being hands-on to assist in training and providing advice to complex questions ensuring their team are trained up to be the very best in their chosen specialist field.

They have attracted and secured some of the best legal talents over the past 24 months from leading UK and International firms, they put this success down to their enviable culture and genuine progression prospects they offer; this also means they have very high staff retention rates with many Partners starting off at the firm as trainees.

A key benefit of joining this leading Top 50 UK firm is their ability to offer flexible and agile working through the structure and processes they currently have in place. They also provide a comprehensive benefits package and a competitive discretionary bonus scheme.

The Role

This Top 50 practice is looking for a Contentious Private Client Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join them in their growing Basingstoke office.

Considered a pioneer in the field, especially with High Net Worth and International Clients, this department are looking to further strengthen its team. This legal 500 ranked team, hosts 500 lawyers and leading individuals.

In this role, the ideal candidate will deal with a full remit of a Private Wealth Disputes caseload including but not limited to Private Client, Contentious Trusts, Estates, Wills, and the handling of more complex matters.

They have a strong team based in Guildford, many of the existing cohorts have worked at leading regional firms / large city firms.


  • You will be a qualified Solicitor with at least 5+ years PQE
  • You will have experience handling Contentious Probate matters
  • You will have had international exposure within a respectable practice.
  • You will have good technical knowledge.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is well above market rate and dependent on your level of experience
  • An industry-leading benefits package.
  • Working alongside highly ranked Legal 500 individuals

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor to join this growing Top 50 firm based in their growing Guildford office.

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