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Contentious Probate & Trusts Associate

£50000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Are you ready to elevate your Contentious Probate career? This Legal 500 department offer a unique platform to showcase your Contentious Probate & Trusts abilities at a formidable level, with incremental support on your journey towards admirable recognition in the field.

Homing a broad network of offices across the nation, this Top 100 Firm are no amateur when it comes to demonstrating superior practice. In fact, they have been repeatedly recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for the commercial awareness and sector knowledge they possess across numerous departments.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. What's more, they take pride in a lack of barriers between departments and rankings, making for a collaborative and cordial legal community.

In recent years, they have grown an entirely diverse and impressive client base, varying from small businesses to international corporates and FTSE100 Companies. In particular, the firm's global reach will also allow you to indulge in multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines, facilitating a challenging yet varied and rewarding working lifestyle.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Contentious Probate & Trusts Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning high accreditation in the Legal 500, the Contentious Probate department cover a full range of disputes for HNW individuals, professional trustees and executors, with particular strengths in Inheritance Act & proprietary estoppel claims
  • To align with this, you will have a diverse caseload covering all types of private client litigation, including trustee & executor disputes, TOLATA claims, Inheritance Act 1975 matters and challenges to the validity of wills
  • As an Associate, you will also be closely mentored with a high degree of investment as you develop into a well-established Contentious Probate lawyer, with strong prospects to progress through the ranks

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Contentious Private Client Solicitor with 4 to 6 years PQE
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

This is a standout opportunity for a Contentious Probate & Trusts Associate to join the firm's buoyant office in Manchester.

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