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Senior Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor

BBBH13246
£50000 - £65000 per annum Excellent benefits
Essex Colchester

Managing this Role

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Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This firm has offices Nationally, with state of the art working spaces, their London office is highly impressive. They now stand at over 200 members of staff and have recently had some heavyweight Partners join the practice, further bolstering their already impressive client base.

The firm has recently had a seamless merger with a well-respected practice. You will find a very collegiate culture which has a family feel running throughout, every Partner is on hand to develop, train and mentor all levels of staff. They have many homegrown Partners, the firm has an ethos of sharing rewards, hence them having a very open Equity Partnership model, all Partners are Equity and they have a way of working which ensures that the firm remains very profitable, they continue to invest in their infrastructure and are well-managed.

Over 60% of staff have been at the firm for over 10 years, they have an unheard-of staff retention rate. There is a nice social element to working at the practice with regular events and weekly sporting activities.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Senior Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor into their flourishing, Colchester office.

You will lead the department, working with the other Partners to drive this team forwards. You will work within a supportive, friendly and dynamic department.

You will work as part of a legal 500, award-winning team. The team is entrepreneurial, dynamic and forward-thinking.

Contentious Probate is a growing area for the firm, with plans to grow further over the next 24 months. You will be at the forefront of this exciting department, working alongside a Partner, dealing with a high-quality caseload of; Lack of capacity cases, Fraud and undue influence cases, Subsequent revocation, and Inheritance.

This role comes with good prospects and career developments, including Partnership for the right candidate.

Requirements:

  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the level of PQE)
  • Excellent client care skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor to join this Top 200 into the Colchester City Centre office.

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