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Contentious Trusts & Probate Associate

  • GBP£53,000.00 - GBP£64,000.00
  • St. Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Permanent

This firm's reputation for a fantastic quality of work and client base, which includes UHNW individuals and household names is clear for all to see. You will find that the firm houses an exceptional roster of legal minds and a large proportion of the firm's partners are ranked in the legal 500.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor of 2-5 years PQE to join a tier 1 team in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

The Firm

Despite being ranked tier 1 across a plethora of practice areas they have a culture that you would associate with a smaller practice. The firm has a stand-out staff retention rate, in part, this is due to the high level of training, development, and career progression on offer. Many of the firm's Partners are home-grown, it is through their commitment to development that they have gone from strength to strength over the years.

You will find a vibrant leadership team, the firm very much has an open-door culture where it is commonplace to find partners sat next to trainees and NQs. We typically find that lawyers who work at this practice have way more in the way of experience compared to a similar level of PQE at other firms.

The firm has an unusually broad-based practice spanning commercial and private clients, civil and criminal, contentious, and advisory work.

You will find that the firm often acts on the other side of some of London's largest and most well-respected law firms. The work that the firm undertakes is often very complex and cross-jurisdictional in nature.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire a mid-level Contentious Trusts and Probate Lawyer to join their St Albans office.

The private wealth department is ranked top tier in the legal 500 and chambers, they are renowned for dealing with some of the best quality work nationally and internationally. The work that you will deal with is for HNW individuals.

It will be a broad caseload that will include; Multi-jurisdictional estates including domicile disputes, Challenges with the validity or construction of wills, Acting for trustees and beneficiaries concerning breach of trust claims, applications for directions or removal, Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, Property beneficial ownership / TLATA disputes, Professional negligence claims relating to wills, trusts or tax advice.


  • You will have at least 2+ years PQE in contentious trusts and probate


  • Good prospects for career development
  • Market-leading salary and benefits package
  • Working as part of a market-leading team

Apply now for this exceptional opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor at this top-tier Legal 500 firm, based in their St Albans.

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