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Dispute Resolution Solicitor - Contentious Probate

£45000 - £65000 per annum
Essex Chelmsford

Managing this Role


Andrew Chapman

Recruitment Consultant - Essex and East Anglia
0203 865 2113

This Legal 500-tiered, Top 100 UK firm attracts a quality of work unique to them outside of London.

As they continue to grow and expand across all departments, this firm are now seeking an experienced and ambitious Dispute Resolution Solicitor to head up their already strong and established department in the heart of Chelmsford, Essex.

The Firm

Steeped in history but by no means limited by it, this firm of over 150 years, has remained modern and progressive to secure the prestige they have in today's market.

  • One of the strongest reputations in the market
  • L500 highly ranked
  • Enviable, dynamic network on a regional, national, and growing international level
  • Impressive growth through high-quality strategic hires who share the ethos of the firm
  • Progressive and agile in their approach

The opportunity

This is an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished Dispute Resolution Solicitor. We are looking for someone with ambition and drive to join an already strong and estalished Contentious Probate & Trusts team, with a clear pathway for progression in place

You should have around 3 years PQE and the enthusiasm to take on a real career opportunity

The Role:

The role will see you joining an already strong and established contentious probate team, dealing with a wide range of high-quality contentious probate work.

You will work closely with a range of clients to provide fast and pragmatic advice, whilst actively involved with marketing strategies to attract new clients.

You will assist in supervising more junior fee earners, delegating appropriate work to paralegals and supporting more senior team members on large complex matters.


  • You will be a Dispute Resolution Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE, and a minimum of 1 year relevant experience working in contentious probate
  • You will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to generate new business
  • You will be able to manage your own caseload of contentious probate and trusts matters
  • You will be keen and willing to engage in networking and industry events
  • You will be ambitious and driven, and ready to take full advantage of the career progression opportunity on offer


  • Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Regular and meritocratic progression opportunities
  • The opportunity to work alongside industry-leading legal professionals

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join this award-winning department, based in Chelmsford, Essex.

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