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Contentious Probate Partner

£75000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Devon Exeter

Managing this Role


Carl Pace

Recruitment Consultant - South West
0203 865 2113

Join one of the UK's leading private client teams, taking the reins on complex contentious matters whilst mentoring talents in a rewarding, friendly and forward-thinking team.

Offering ongoing progression, an unmatched reputation in the market and increasing influence in the firm, this is the ideal next role for an ambitious leader.

The Firm

Built on the continued success of a 450 strong team across three offices, the firm is a familiar presence within the Top 100, Legal 500 and Chambers ranks, continually expanding in sectors and headcount as they set the bar in being a full-service law firm.

Offering a quality-driven service to both individuals and business, their 100-year history within traditional sectors is now met with ahead of the curve understanding in numerous emerging markets, ever mindful of their clients current and anticipated needs.

Culturally, the firm is dynamic, modern and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. Recognising and nurturing talent at all business levels, staff are rewarded with structured progression and continued opportunities for reward. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partners joined as business support and subsequently developed to be industry experts.

Often competing with the City in teams of quality, whilst permitting a lifestyle afforded to a few in terms of life balance and flexibility, emphasising both personal and career development.

Offering an enjoyable working environment, realistic progression whilst operating at the forefront of their respective fields, staff are kept, settled and mentored to their full potential.

The Role

Contentious Probate Partner to join Top 100, Tier 1 & Chambers-ranked team.

Leading the market in contentious and non-contentious private client law, being nationally recognised for the team's output and prowess within complex and unique matters, an ambitious expert is needed to join the expanding team.

As a team leader, your influential role will see you take ownership of contentious trust and probate matters. You will mentor others in this area, have a say in the direction of the team and take the reins on business development in expanding your own team's scope and reputation.

The firm will match your quality output with continued investment; you will build on your already high reputation, being the go-to in the region when a trusted and winning service is needs by HNW clients and charities.

The Requirements

  • 7 years PQE experience within contentious trusts and probate
  • Previous experience in mentoring and supporting colleagues
  • Successful BD activities and projects, being driven to the long-term success of the team.

For those at or seeking a Partner role, this Top 100 firm offers continued development, investment into the team and the means to influence a group set to continue in their expansion.