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Contentious Trusts and Probate Senior Associate / Partner

  • GBP75000 - GBP100000
  • Soho, London
  • Permanent

This firm has a rich heritage dating back over 100 years. Despite their history though, they are extremely modern in all aspects of how they operate. They have a young partnership that is vibrant and creative. They are able to offer good candidates a clear route to both partnership and equity.

The practice has a lovely culture that has a real family feel running throughout the firm. There is a nice social aspect where staff are treated very well.

The firm stands at just over 30 members of staff with 4 offices, with their flagship office based in the heart of Mayfair, London.

However, do not be fooled by thinking that the size of the firm has any bearing on the size or scale of the work that they do. They have recently acted on the largest-ever value of a litigation matter to be heard before an English court. It is commonplace for them to work on the other side of top London firms.

You will find there is a diverse client base that ranges from well-known individuals in the public eye, HNW individuals, OMB businesses, household names, affluent non-domicile individuals, as well as your more ordinary run-of-the-mill client.

The firm has an entrepreneurial spirit running through the practice. Everyone is encouraged to get involved with networking and business development. It is this approach, combined with its history and a continuous steady stream of referrals that makes the firm highly profitable.

You will find that the firm truly nurtures and develop its staff. You will find partners collaborating with junior lawyers to help them not just improve technically, but also in their commercial acumen. This is well-demonstrated by their outstanding staff retention rate and the number of homegrown senior lawyers within the firm.

The firm is currently undergoing an exciting period of growth which is being driven by a steady influx of new clients and work.

The firm fully embraces modern working practices, they were offering the most modern working practices way before "hybrid working" even became a popular phrase.

This practice can offer ambitious candidates a platform for career growth and progression.

The role

The firm is seeking a to join their Mayfair, West End office.

The firm currently has a vibrant litigation and private client team of 7 combined. The firm are seeking to bring in a specialist to specialist in contentious trusts and probates.

The firm are receiving lots of instructions for this type of work driven by referrals and new enquiries. The view is the new hire will build out a specialist department working in collaboration with the litigation partner.

The firm has a HNW and affluent client base.

This role would prove to be an excellent opportunity for a candidate who may have hit a glass ceiling in their current role, that might be seeking either partnership or equity.


  • You will be a Contentious Trusts and Probates Solicitor with at least five years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will be able to run a caseload with minimal supervision
  • You should be an ambitious candidate keen to grow something of your own
  • Salary is negotiable and competitive, on offer is an attractive benefits package

Apply now for this superb opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probates Senior Associate / Partner role based in Mayfair, London. Feel free to call for a confidential conversation.

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