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Contentious Probate Solicitor

£70000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role


Jonny Dickens

Recruitment Consultant - Greater London
0203 865 2113

This cutting-edge firm can give you the career progression you are looking for! This Top ranked multi serviced Legal 500 firm are seeking Senior Contentious Probate Solicitor / Partner to join their one of their thriving office in Putney, South West London.

This role would suit either a Senior Solicitor looking to take the step up or a Partner looking for a lateral move and greater autonomy.

The Firm

This prestigious law firm has been established for over 30 years and has two central London based offices. They have a team of 30 members of staff and are well-known for the high level of service and good quality of work that they deal with. They have relationships with some of London's most high-end estate agents, HNW individuals, SME to national companies. They punch well above their weight regarding work, demonstrated by their ability to secure huge work contracts against much larger firms. They have a friendly, dynamic and progressive culture. There is a family feel running throughout the firm and now is an exciting time as they continue to grow.

This firm exceeds expectations providing a first-rate service and representing top quality, high class clientele. They pride themselves on their reputation and invest heavily in their staff. You will find a culture where legal talent is nurtured and developed.

On the back of repeated success, they are expanding and opening another office in Central London. It really is an exciting time to be joining, with new work contracts secured, heavy hitting solicitors bringing work across, and the opportunity to move up to Partnership.

The Role

The firm are looking to recruit a Senior Contentious Probate Solicitor / Partner into their flourishing office in Putney, South West London.

You will lead the contentious probate department; you will work with the firms other Partners to drive the department forwards. You will trade under a trusted name that has deep roots in the local community. You will have the autonomy to make the role your own.

This role comes with excellent prospects and would be a perfect stepping stone for a candidate perhaps working in a top-heavy seeking a route for career progression / partnership.

Your caseload will be varied which will make for an interesting role. You will deal with a high quality of work, which will include; Lack of capacity cases, Fraud and undue influence cases, Subsequent revocation, and Inheritance.


  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will have good business development experience and will be commercially minded
  • You should have a strong billing track record
  • A strong technical knowledge is essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background, plus a lucrative bonus structure.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor / Partner to join this prestigious firm, based in their office in Putney, South West London.

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