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Contentious Trust & Probate Senior Associate

£55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Managing this Role


Joe Bryant

Managing Consultant - Regions
0203 865 2113

This firm is one of the most accomplished and top tier legal firms outside of London. As a highly ranked Legal 200 firm, they have valuable exposure to international clients, and you will work alongside top billing lawyers.

The Firm

The firm is prestigious and richly endowed with heritage, having been in practise for over two centuries. The firm's historic footprint coupled with its reputation for excellence grants the firm an unrivalled reputation in the area.

The firm is highly progressive, they place high value on their employees, aiming to promote from within and truly support every member of the team. Their culture is relaxed and modern, and encourages ideas from all levels, with all employees on a first name basis with one another and a bottom-up hierarchy.

The recent history of firm is filled with stories of greatness and success due to the positive working environment and highly ambitious and energetic people that it attracts.

The Role

This firm are looking for an ambitious, diligent and enthusiastic Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor 5 years PQE to join their growing team based in Southampton, Hampshire.

In this role you will be focussing on contentious trust and dispute matters including, but not be limited to; advising trust companies, acting on trustee disputes, estate disputes where there is the issue of capacity, court of protection, and asset freezing and much more.

This firm boast a prominent disputes team with many of their leading partners being ranked in the L500. Equally, their strong reputation in the non-contentious private client space creates a fantastic HNW source of referrals for their contentious counterparts.


  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor and you will be 5 years PQE
  • You will have worked at a leading regional firm and have a good foundation of knowledge in the Contentious Trust & Probate space
  • You will be able to manage your own files with minimal supervision

What's on offer?

  • L500 ranked work and an excellent support system, including infrastructure
  • An above market rate salary with an excellent benefits package

This is an outstanding opportunity to springboard your career as a Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor with a market leading, highly progressive firm in their Southampton office.