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Contentious Probate Partner

BBBH22768
£60000 - £90000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This firm is well respected in the local market and are known for their innovative, forward-thinking approach in the Legal Sector. You will find this firm offer all the tools needed to develop your career and market your practice further. This would suit a candidate looking for a fast track into Partnership.

The Firm

This Top 200 firm houses Leading individuals in their respective fields where they are highly ranked in both Chambers and Legal 500. This firm has been serving the Individuals and Businesses of Manchester for over 100 years where they are firmly rooted in the City and locally support the Growing Economy.

The firm service range of clients from some of the largest Businesses to HNW and UHNW individuals domestic and overseas. Further to this, the firm is involved with some of the most exciting start-ups which are paramount to the vibrant, forward-thinking culture promoted within the firm. Some of the clients include Sports, Celebrities, Healthcare and Charities due to the large network of community actions.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and ultising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have a growing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have an excellent reputation for delivering industry leading training, which carries on throughout the duration of a Lawyers career. They also have outside organisations come into the firm to deliver training on a wide range of subject matters.

Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Contentious Probate Senior Associate / Partner to join their flourishing Manchester office in the heart of the City.

The firm has a highly regarded private client department. They deal often deal with HNW individuals who have international assets and interests. You will sit as part of the litigation team dealing solely with a contentious probate caseload.

You will take on a diverse caseload of Contentious Probate and Trusts matters to include; Contesting the Validity of Wills, Inheritance Act Disputes, Trustee Disputes and Estate Disputes.

You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.

Requirements

  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience and applications are invited from even the most experienced candidates)
  • If you are from a more general litigation background, you will have a caseload that is at least 50% contentious probate
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Contentious Probate Senior Associate / Partner role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Manchester.

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