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Solicitor - Contentious Trust & Probate

£45000 - £65000 per annum Negotiable DOE Benefits
Wiltshire Salisbury

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

This award-winning firm has a rich heritage dating back several decades. They have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent, well demonstrated by the number of home-grown partners they house. They offer a clear career roadmap, where progression opportunities are in abundance. They are a people orientated business, with everyone in the practice having influence in the direction of the business.

They are highly ranked in the Legal 500 and other directories with many of their Lawyers being ranked as Leaders in their respective fields. This is what gives them a real edge and why their client referrals make up the largest part of their business.

Interestingly, the firm attracts most of its new instructions from referrals and word of mouth. They have an outstanding reputation and they believe in adding real value to clients matters, often acting on the commercial side as an extension to their business. The practice is particularly strong when it comes to HNW individuals, Directors, CEO's and affluent individuals.

You will find a strong leadership team that has a clear direction and strategy for continued growth.
This leadership team is accessible, with a completely open-door policy, it is commonplace to find Partners sitting side on side with NQ's and Paralegals. It is this approach to learning and development which places them ahead of local firms.

The firm is highly entrepreneurial and commercial focussed. They believe in investing in good technology to keep fee earners as efficient and streamlined as possible.

The Role

This Legal 500 practice are seeking to hire a Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitor 2 PQE (no upper limit to PQE), into their growing and prestigious, Salisbury, Wiltshire office.

Private client is one of the firms largest practice areas, housing Lawyers who are highly respected for their high level of expertise. The firm is particularly well-known for dealing with HNW individuals, often with International interests.

You'll benefit from exposure to contested litigation surrounding multi-million-pound estates, putting you ahead of the curve - this is a real opportunity for the right person to heighten their career ambitions giving them the ability to reach the top of their field.

The team are experts in challenging the validity of a will; inheritance act claims; estoppel claims; claims for the repayment of lifetime gifts and international issue. This makes this role an unrivalled opportunity to handle these interesting and lucrative matters and excel in such a niche sphere.


  • 2 PQE in contentious trust and probate, or an equally a strong litigation background having dealt with trust/probate matters within your caseload would suffice.
  • Ambitious, can do attitude
  • Willingness to engage in business development, or even a track record in building a caseload.
  • Enjoy working within a friendly team

This is an excellent opportunity for a 2 PQE Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitor in Salisbury, Wiltshire.

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