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Contentious Probate Solicitor

£35000 - £45000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Forward thinking and entrepreneurial in spirit, this is a standout opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join a high calibre, Top 100 practice. You will be part of an award-winning team, which houses Chambers ranked Lawyers.

You will have exposure to a brilliant client pool as well as working on the most diverse work.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. They are highly regarded, often acting against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role

This highly regarded practice is looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join their Manchester office.

This firm is recognised for the UHNW and HNW individuals and Families client services. With a number of Legal 500, chambers and Partners and Spears 500 in their ranks you will be part of an award-winning Family team.

The team works across all areas of Contentious Probate work, representing (often HNW/UHNW) clients both in the UK and abroad. You will, therefore, be involved in working across a broad client base including; contesting validity of wills, inheritance disputes, will rectification, executor and trustee disputes and deputy investigations.

This role comes with excellent prospects for progression. You will have the opportunity to develop you own caseload as well as assisting on more complex cases with partners in the team.


  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor (NQ-3 years PQE)
  • You should have excellent technical knowledge
  • If you are coming from a commercial litigation background, you should have solid experience within contentious probate matters


  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience and Practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join this Top 100 Practice in their Manchester office.

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