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Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor

£55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Managing this Role


Are you a Contentious Probate Solicitor seeking to join a regional heavyweight firm based on the South Coast? This firm have an established offering across their network of offices and they are seeking to grow with the addition of a experienced Contentious Probate specialist based in Southampton.

The Firm

Driven by their values of collaboration, inclusion, entrepreneurialism and delivery, the Top 75 firm is committed to the long-term development of colleagues, taking pride in platforming lawyers whilst offering a relaxed and people-focused backdrop.

The firm's remit in London and across the South continues to grow organically, supported by ongoing lateral moves from the City/Top 50, with talent seeking high quality, trendsetting work blended with healthy working practices.

Many of the now L500 and Chambers-ranked leaders in the business joined as trainees, and instil a sense of pride in supporting junior colleagues with their careers

Progression is structured, based on merit, and sustained. Home-working and flexibility coming down to individual preference.

The Role

Contentious Probate Solicitor sought to join a growing, national department based in Southampton.

Litigation is at the core of this firm and they are ranked highly across the L500 for their specialisms in contentious probate, professional negligence, commercial litigation and more.

The litigation department within this team is home to several specialist lawyers in contentious probate space meaning you will be working closely alongside likeminded individuals whilst handling a HNW caseload. This team focuses on a broad array of contentious matters including; estate disputes with regards to capacity, 1975 Act claims, advising HNW individuals, charities and banks and much more.

In this role you will be expected to run your own caseload with administrative support coupled with modern case management system.

The Requirements

  • 5 years' experience in the contentious probate practice
  • Willingness to progress upwards within the team
  • Quality-driven approach with a team work ethic

Whats on offer?

  • Flexible working pattern / working from home
  • An agile approach to working life coupled with a focus on work life balance
  • L500 ranked work and the chance to work alongside leading partners
  • An above market rate salary coupled with an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, entrepreneurial Top 100 firm based in Southampton, Hampshire.