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Probate Solicitor / Legal Executive

£45000 - £55000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits
Devon Somerset Exeter

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

This Top 100 firms Probate team is strong and works with a wide range of clients, often HNW ones. They also provide their employees with a healthy work/life balance which is a rare find - they are 'the Legal 500 firm' to work for if flexibility is important to you, as they appreciate their staff want to be able to work like adults. The firm has invested heavily in technology so that working in an agile fashion is possible when needed, improving the quality of life of its employees.

The Firm

This is a leading regional law firm. Through a network of offices, they work as one team offering specialist legal advice and services to local, national and international clients.

They are among the UK's top 100 law firms, with just under 50 partners and nearly 500 staff. The firm has achieved consistent growth and strong financial performance and has gained numerous awards.

The Role

This firm is looking for a Probate Solicitor or Legal Executive 1 years PQE (applications are going to be considered from candidates at all levels as there is no upper limit to the level of PQE) in Exeter, Devon.

This is a fantastic opportunity - you will be working within a lovely team of highly professional individuals, getting exposure to some very high quality work. The team acts for a variety of national charities, which have created an income stream from gifts in wills.

The work will involve working these charities, administering their legacy income, dealing with disputes that arise concerning that legacy income and administering estates where the charity has been appointed as the executor.

The firm has seen strong demand from their charity clients. As such, this role has arisen due to the need to bolster support and growth in this area.

This is a genuine and rare opportunity to work with a truly enviable, high calibre client base.

You will have;

  • Solid PQE dealing with estate administration/probate, ideally for Private Clients
  • Good experience and a track record of running your own caseload as well as supporting other fee earners with more complex client work
  • Strong communication skills, which can gain you the trust of a broad range of stakeholders.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Probate Solicitor OR Legal Executive with 1 years PQE (No upper limit of PQE) to join this Legal 500 firm's Exter, Devon office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.