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Contentious Probate Solicitor

£40000 - £60000 per annum
Leicestershire Leicester

Managing this Role


James Wootton

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Midlands
0121 296 6643

This is a progressive opportunity at an entrepreneurial Legal 500 firm. They have a supportive and friendly culture which is envious for a firm their size. This firm will utilise and nourish your strengths through a detailed individual plan which will include an industry leading progression strategy.

The Firm

This firm is a highly ranked Legal 500 firm across multiple practice areas. They are a modern and progressive firm who have organically grown over the last decade to now stand at well over 100 staff. A large proportion of their Partners are home grown to show that the sky is the limit on what you can achieve here.

The Role

Due to a thriving practice, the firm is seeking a new Contentious Probate Solicitor 2 years PQE.

You will work within a busy and experienced team, providing a high quality of services on all aspects of contentious wills, trusts, and probate cases for both claimant and defendant clients.

You will work closely alongside established Partners and as a result; will be exposed to some very good quality work. Their clients are often HNW individuals and elderly.

Handling your own varied caseload, this work will include:

  • Mutual and disputed will claims
  • TOLATA claims
  • Negligence actions in respect of wills and estates administration
  • Court of protection disputes
  • Statutory wills and the capacity to make lifetime gifts

You will also benefit from good opportunities for progression with an organically growing firm.


  • You will be a Solicitor 2 years PQE with experience in contentious probate client work
  • Desirable if you have completed, or working towards the ACTAPS course

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