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Contentious Trust & Probate Solicitor

£60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Guildford

Managing this Role


Joe Bryant

Managing Consultant - Regions
0203 865 2113

Are you a Dispute Resolution Lawyer looking to join a Legal 500 ranked Contentious Trusts & Probate Specialist team? This Top 100 practice fronted by industry leading partners are experiencing a surge of growth at the moment and are looking to recruit either an existing CTAP specialist, or a Dispute Resolution Lawyer to join their growing team.

The firm

This top 100 practice punch well above their weight and are considered to be leaders in the Dispute Resolution practice. They house specialist property, commercial and contentious trust and probate teams and all are ranked in the legal 500. The quality of work this practice offers attracts lawyers from Top 10, silver circle firms and partners who join this practice often stay for the duration of their legal careers.

This firm boast several offices in the South East, including a presence in London creating a varied yet established client base for their fee-earners. Their clients range from retail, manufactures, sports, international PLC's and more. Whilst their commitment to their long-standing national clients is unrivalled, they have exciting plans on the horizon for diversifying and growing their client base practice area wide.

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor to join a growing, legal 500 ranked team based in Guildford

In this role you will be working alongside several highly experienced partners who are recognised in the legal 500 directories. This team are highly reputable and boast an enviable client base which spans the entirety of the UK. Many of the partners in this department are STEP qualified / ACTAPS associated giving them access to the highest level of work.

Examples of the caseload you will be handling include the following:

  • advising trust companies
  • acting on trustee disputes
  • estate disputes where there is the issue of capacity
  • court of protection related cases
  • disputing will validity
  • dealing with matters under the 1975 act

This department deals with a varied client base, including from charities, HNW individuals and SME's. As this department are highly ranked, much of their work is referred through conflict of interest cases at the partner level.
In this role, you will be encouraged to handle an HNW caseload coupled with developing your own brand and practice.

You will be encouraged to build relationships, network and build your own brand with the benefit of furthering your career


  • You will be 3 years PQE and will have experience running your own CTAP files
  • You will have worked at a reputable practice
  • You will enjoy business development and you will have the drive to assist in enhancing the firm's brand in Contentious Trusts & Probate

Whats on offer?

  • An above market rate salary coupled with an industry leading benefits package
  • Access to industry leading partners giving you unrivalled technical support to further your knowledge

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor to put their stamp on a position within a highly skilled and experienced department.

Call now for a confidential conversation on 0203 865 2113 and for immediate consideration.