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Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

£45000 - £55000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this Top 100 Firm and gain crucial exposure to an array of high-value contentious probate & trusts matters, with first-class support as you progress through the ranks.

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:

  • The Firm are looking for an ambitious Contentious Probate & Trusts Solicitor to join their offices 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 a junior solicitor, you will also assist the senior lawyers with their caseload and gain exposure to complex & high-value cases, putting you years ahead of your PQE
  • In return, you can expect to receive a high level of support and significant investment in your professional development as a first-class contentious probate lawyer, with clear progression throughout

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Contentious Private Client Solicitor from 1 to 4 years PQE
  • Strong academic background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

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

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