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Private Client Solicitor

£48000.00 - £60000.00 per annum Excellent benefits

Managing this Role


Jasmine Cook

Recruitment Consultant - M4 Corridor - Reading and Oxford
0203 865 2113

Are you a Private Client Solicitor with 3 years PQE who is passionate about contentious probate? This highly reputable Legal 500 firm is looking to appoint a confident litigator to work alongside their heavy hitting lawyers.

This firm have a flexible approach to working that is extremely rare in a practice of their size and with the calibre of work they attract. If you're a highly motivated and passionate individual, you are certain to thrive within this Corporate Commercial team.

The firm:

The firm boasts Legal 500 status across the majority of their practice areas. Whilst they are considered as experts over transactional and non-transactional law, they also specialise in highly niche practice areas including charities and health and safety law.

They have been operating in the Berkshire region for over 100 years and have an established and loyal network of both HNW/UHNW individuals and international/national companies. They have recently been shortlisted Berkshires best managed SME and have been widely accoladed as one of the fastest growing law firms in the area.

What stands this practice apart from the rest is their down-to-earth culture but coupled with the level of work they deal with. There are very few Legal 500 ranked practices in the South East with this firm's approach to work-life balance. The practice appreciates there is a life outside of work and many of their lawyers work flexible hours/part-time.

The ability to control your work-life balance, the quality of work and the client-centric focus makes this practice a fantastic place to work.

The role:

You will engage in a range of general litigation matters but your core focus will be on contested probate. Many of the practitioners in the department are STEP qualified giving them access to some of the most complex and interesting work available.

You will carry out a dynamic range of fee earning work such as:

· advising trust companies
· acting on trustee disputes
· estate disputes where there is the issue of capacity
· court of protection related cases
· disputing will validity
· dealing with matters under the 1975 act

You'll be working under a practice head who is known for outstanding tactical skills which presents an opportunity to learn from one of the best around. However, having a previously established record in contested probate/litigation is essential.

What's on offer:

· An above market rate salary coupled with an industry leading benefits package
· Access to industry leading partners giving you unrivalled technical support to further your knowledge

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor looking to further establish a specialism in contentious probate to join a well-respected team.

Apply immediately or get in touch for a confidential conversation.