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Contentious Probate Solicitor

BBBH22669
£35000 - £55000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0121 296 6643

Are you seeking an opportunity to excel at a long-standing regional firm with high quality work and the opportunity to progress? This firm prides itself on nurturing and developing their legal talent, giving you a springboard for success.


The Firm

This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.


Over recent years, the firm have grown organically and have appointed several heavy-hitting Lawyers. They continue to bolster their departments with key strategic hires, the firm has good growth planned over the next 24 months, which includes the opening of news offices.


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.


You will find that the firm prides itself on dealing with a high-quality of work. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often as an extension to the firm's business.


The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.


The Role
The firm is seeking a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join their modern, and growing Manchester City centre office.
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.


Due to the expansion of the team and increased workloads, the role comes with prospects for career progression and development.

Requirements

  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with 6 years PQE
  • If you are from a more general litigation background, you will have a caseload that is at least 50% contentious probate
  • The ability to confidentially manage your own caseload of high calibre work and clients
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail.
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure


This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor, to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in the heart of Manchester City Centre.


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