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Solicitor - Contentious Wills, Trusts & Estates

£60000 - £70000 per annum Negotiable Benefits
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Associate Director - London
0203 865 2113

Are you a Contentious Wills, Trusts & Estates Solicitor seeking to join a Top 100 practice? This national firm, with offices across the South of England and London, are expanding and are looking to grow their contentious offering with the addition of a Contentious Trust & Probate specialist 0-3 years PQE.

The Firm

Since its inception, the firm has been a hallmark for quality nationally, quickly establishing itself as the experts in a truly diverse array of sectors. Providing a service that is underpinned by quality and exceeding expectations, the Top 100 firm supports individuals, business and non-profit entities in a manner fitting to their stature, leading the market and setting the tone for excellent legal advice.

Over 500 employees strong, with over 40 Chambers ranked Partners, their position in the UK market is untenable, with their ongoing growth serving to better their clients, colleagues and the wider community.

Given their size, it's good to know that they have really maintained a unique culture based on hard work, talent, ambition, empathy, and good humour. These qualities have helped them become the business they are today.

All colleagues progress in a manner that's structured, clear and fitting to their own aspirations.

Awarded not just for quality, they are considered the "Best Workspace" in South England and Wales. Repeatedly investing back into the business, their modern offices are a marvel, fitting to the calibre of work they undertake.

The Role

This is a unique opportunity for a Private Client Disputes / Contentious Wills, Trusts & Estates Solicitor to join a growing Top 100 firm based in the City of London.

This firm boast a very successful contentious probate team spanning their several offices. They have a very strong reputation for dealing with HNW / UHNW private client work, coupled with housing a strong bench of litigators across the board.

They are ranked highly in the L500 for their work in the Contested Probate space. They have a fantastic client base offering their fee-earners a broad diet of work. This predominately includes charities, HNW individuals, banks, corporations and much more.

In this role you will be managing your own caseload with support from the wider team.


  • You will be 0-3 years PQE
  • The ideal candidate will have specialised in contentious wills, trusts and estates or will have considerable experience of managing a mixed case load of litigated files.
  • ACTAPS and/or STEP qualifications are desirable, but not essential.
  • Passion for what you do, welcoming ongoing career development opportunities and continuous accreditation and academics, being fully supported.

What's on offer?

  • An above market rate salary coupled with an excellent benefits package
  • The chance to join a L500 ranked firm
  • Flexible working / hybrid working
  • Incredible exposure to the best work in this space

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing regional firm based from their City of London office.

Apply now for confidential consideration!