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Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor

BBBH26647
£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits package
South West Hampshire Bournemouth

Managing this Role

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Contentious Probate role | Legal 500 firm

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being established for many decades, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve; it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

They are very client focused, and everything they do focuses around putting the client at the centre of their focus. It's this mantra and approach, which continues to ensure that their majority of all their instructions come from referrals.

They house Lawyers that have taken a commercial approach to legal services. Their Lawyers are passionate and have a creative flair, this is well demonstrated by their marketing and business development activities. They have over the years set trends with their quirky and new marketing initiatives.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos ingrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees.

It's this philosophy stands them out as a first-choice employer and has also won them several awards over the years.
All fee earners are given full access to support staff, making sure you are always able to work efficiently. Each fee earner is individually assessed in terms of what support they need so it's not "one glove fits all".

There is an enjoyable social aspect to working at the practice. The firm pride themselves on giving back to the staff as they believe everyone should be rewarded for the hard work they put in, making staff feel valued and very much at the core of the business. You will find a family feel throughout the firm, despite their size, the Managing Partner knows everyone by first name and takes the time to spend time with staff at all levels

Key Points - Contentious Trust Lawyer 2-5 years PQE

  • The firm is looking for someone to assist the Partners and fee-earners in handling a broad and HNW caseload.
  • Role responsibilities would include but not be limited to; advising trust companies, acting on trustee disputes, estate disputes where there is the issue of capacity, court of protection, and asset freezing.
  • It is important to highlight that although it would be a benefit to have the above experience, they could consider training someone up in this area.
  • The firm handles very high-profile work, and their clients rank all the way up to blue chip.
  • The firm provide an excellent benefits package and a market leading salary rate
  • The role would be based in their Bournemouth office.
  • The firm is ranked highly in the legal 500 for multiple disciplines.

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