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Contentious Probate & Trusts Senior Associate

£55000 - £70000 per annum

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this Top 100 Firm and manage a broad range of complex probate & trusts disputes at the heart of their Legal 500 department, with a clear progression pathway towards partnership.

Homing a broad network of offices across the nation, this Top 100 Firm are no amateur when it comes to demonstrating superior practice. In fact, they have been repeatedly recognised in the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for the commercial awareness and sector knowledge they possess across numerous departments.

Yet, it's their investment in employees which set this firm apart from the rest. With a unique growth plan in place, this firm are experts at nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels. What's more, they take pride in a lack of barriers between departments and rankings, making for a collaborative and cordial legal community.

In recent years, they have grown an entirely diverse and impressive client base, varying from small businesses to international corporates and FTSE100 Companies. In particular, the firm's global reach will also allow you to indulge in multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines, facilitating a challenging yet varied and rewarding working lifestyle.

The Role:

  • This is a highly rewarding opportunity for a Contentious Probate & Trusts Senior Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning high accreditation in the Legal 500, the Contentious Probate department cover a full range of disputes for HNW individuals, professional trustees and executors, with particular strengths in Inheritance Act & proprietary estoppel claims
  • To align with this, you will manage a diverse caseload covering all types of private client litigation, including trustee & executor disputes, TOLATA claims, Inheritance Act 1975 matters and challenges to the validity of wills
  • As a Senior Associate, you will also have the opportunity to mentor and support the junior members of the team and get involved in business development
  • In return, you can expect to receive plenty of opportunities to further progress within the team towards director and partner level

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Contentious Private Client Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE
  • Clear understanding of relevant legal issues
  • Highly meticulous & commercially focused


  • Highly competitive salary & benefits package
  • Flexible working

This is a standout opportunity for a Contentious Probate & Trusts Senior Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Leeds.

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