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Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

  • £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Contentious Trusts & Probate Senior Associate | Top 200 firm | L500 ranked department This is a stand out opportunity to work within a Top 200 firm as an associate with a springboard to senior associate. Are you are looking to work alongside Legal 500 recommend lawyers, in a really exciting progressive firm? With an award leading culture, as well as a history spanning over 500 years, you will be an integral part of the Kent community.

This is a leading Legal 500 chambers ranked contentious trusts department, which works with some of the most complex/HNW cases in the South of England.

The Firm

This top 200 firm is Top ranked in Chambers, Tier 1 & 2 in many areas of the Legal 500 to which they have become the leading law firm in Kent. They have numerous lawyers ranked in both the Legal 500 and chambers as leaders in their field across their 25 specialist areas. This firm have a rich heritage going back over to the 16th century providing expertise in almost every area of law from the partners passing culture and traditions from one generation to another.

With future growth on the horizon, this firm are sure to break into the Top 100! With a develop client base, believing in this firm brand of professionalism and client care. Further to this, the high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially, and this is truly beckon by the brilliant work culture available.

The role

The firm is looking to bring in a Contentious Trusts and Probate Senior Associate to join their growing team based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

The Contentious Trusts team in this department are leading in the South East. They deal with a broad array of contentious matters which include; will disputes, claims against executors, disputes against executors, claims under the inheritance act and much more.

You will be working alongside L500 ranked partners giving you access to the highest quality level of work available.

Requirements

You will be a Contentious Trusts Solicitor with 4-8 years' experience.Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail are essentialYou should work well within a teamYou will deal with an excellent quality of workSalary is above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an exceptional bonus structure and benefits package

This is a rare opportunity for a Contentious Trusts Senior Associate to join this prestigious firm based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent office.
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

Contentious Trusts & Probate Associate

  • £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Contentious Trusts & Probate Associate | Top 200 firm | L500 ranked department This is a stand out opportunity to work within a Top 200 firm as an associate with a springboard to senior associate. Are you are looking to work alongside Legal 500 recommend lawyers, in a really exciting progressive firm? With an award leading culture, as well as a history spanning over 500 years, you will be an integral part of the Kent community.

This is a leading Legal 500 chambers ranked contentious trusts department, which works with some of the HNW / complex cases in the South of England.


The Firm

This top 200 firm is Top ranked in Chambers, Tier 1 & 2 in many areas of the Legal 500 to which they have become the leading law firm in Kent. They have numerous lawyers ranked in both the Legal 500 and chambers as leaders in their field across their 25 specialist areas. This firm have a rich heritage going back over to the 16th century providing expertise in almost every area of law from the partners passing culture and traditions from one generation to another.

With future growth on the horizon, this firm are sure to break into the Top 100! With a develop client base, believing in this firm brand of professionalism and client care. Further to this, the high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially, and this is truly beckon by the brilliant work culture available.

The role

The firm is looking to bring in a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor to join their growing team based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

The Contentious Trusts team in this department are leading in the South East. They deal with a broad array of contentious matters which include; will disputes, claims against executors, disputes against executors, claims under the inheritance act and much more.

You will be working alongside L500 ranked partners giving you access to the highest quality level of work available.

Requirements

You will be a Contentious Trusts Solicitor with 1-5 years' experience.Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail are essentialYou should work well within a teamYou will deal with an excellent quality of workSalary is above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an exceptional bonus structure and benefits package

This is a rare opportunity for a Contentious Trusts Solicitor to join this prestigious firm based in Tunbridge Wells, Kent office.


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

Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • £35000 - £45000 per annum

Forward thinking and entrepreneurial in spirit, this is a standout opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join a high calibre, Top 100 practice. You will be part of an award-winning team, which houses Chambers ranked Lawyers.

You will have exposure to a brilliant client pool as well as working on the most diverse work.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. They are highly regarded, often acting against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role

This highly regarded practice is looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join their Manchester office.


This firm is recognised for the UHNW and HNW individuals and Families client services. With a number of Legal 500, chambers and Partners and Spears 500 in their ranks you will be part of an award-winning Family team.

The team works across all areas of Contentious Probate work, representing (often HNW/UHNW) clients both in the UK and abroad. You will, therefore, be involved in working across a broad client base including; contesting validity of wills, inheritance disputes, will rectification, executor and trustee disputes and deputy investigations.

This role comes with excellent prospects for progression. You will have the opportunity to develop you own caseload as well as assisting on more complex cases with partners in the team.

Requirements

You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor (NQ-3 years PQE)You should have excellent technical knowledgeIf you are coming from a commercial litigation background, you should have solid experience within contentious probate matters

Remuneration

Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of experience and Practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join this Top 100 Practice in their Manchester office.

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

Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Contentious Probate Solicitor | Legal 500 ranked firm

This regional firm has created a footprint of quality in the regions it serves and is well reputed for its focus on providing an excellent standard of bespoke client care from its regional hub across the South.

The firm is well known for having a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere which is similar to that of a small regional practise, despite the firm's size and reputation. It is down to this, that the firm can provide fantastic opportunities for progression.

The firm is keen to promote a collaborative and supportive working culture and there is a strong social aspect to working here, this could be not only the place to springboard your career but to forge lasting working relationships.

The Firm

This highly reputable firm, based Kent are renowned for the high-quality level of legal work they deal with. The firm is established as a regional heavyweight, and as such offer a comprehensive range of services to the local communities that they serve, comprising anything from Personal Injury to Family Law and Conveyancing.

Due to the firm's reputation, much of their work is generated from repeat business which is a testament to the service that the firm provides to their service area. The firm also has an ambitious and forward-thinking outlook to generating new business, which stands them apart from their competitors in the region.

The Role

This heavyweight regional firm are looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3 PQE to join their flourishing Ashford, Kent office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those wanting to make a name for themselves in the Kent market. The firm really do offer the platform to propel your career forward. You will find yourself working amongst very personable, yet experienced solicitors.

In this role, you will be dealing with an interesting caseload including, but not excluded to; 1975 act claims, breaches of trusts, executor disputes and much more. ACTAPS is beneficial but not a requirement

Requirements

You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3 years of PQE.You will have passion for and strong experience in high quality work.You will possess excellent client care and interpersonal skills.You should have a good eye for detail and be organised.Salary is above market rate depending on experience.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join this esteemed regional team based in their Ashford office.

Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Contentious Probate Solicitor | Legal 500 ranked firm

This regional firm has created a footprint of quality in the regions it serves and is well reputed for its focus on providing an excellent standard of bespoke client care from its regional hub across the South.

The firm is well known for having a very relaxed and friendly atmosphere which is similar to that of a small regional practise, despite the firm's size and reputation. It is down to this, that the firm can provide fantastic opportunities for progression.

The firm is keen to promote a collaborative and supportive working culture and there is a strong social aspect to working here, this could be not only the place to springboard your career but to forge lasting working relationships.

The Firm

This highly reputable firm, based Kent are renowned for the high-quality level of legal work they deal with. The firm is established as a regional heavyweight, and as such offer a comprehensive range of services to the local communities that they serve, comprising anything from Personal Injury to Family Law and Conveyancing.

Due to the firm's reputation, much of their work is generated from repeat business which is a testament to the service that the firm provides to their service area. The firm also has an ambitious and forward-thinking outlook to generating new business, which stands them apart from their competitors in the region.

The Role

This heavyweight regional firm are looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3 PQE to join their flourishing Canterbury, Kent office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for those wanting to make a name for themselves in the Kent market. The firm really do offer the platform to propel your career forward. You will find yourself working amongst very personable, yet experienced solicitors.

In this role, you will be dealing with an interesting caseload including, but not excluded to; 1975 act claims, breaches of trusts, executor disputes and much more. ACTAPS is beneficial but not a requirement

Requirements

You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3 years of PQE.You will have passion for and strong experience in high quality work.You will possess excellent client care and interpersonal skills.You should have a good eye for detail and be organised.Salary is above market rate depending on experience.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join this esteemed regional team based in their Canterbury office.

Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum

The firm is entrepreneurial in spirit, dynamic in nature and innovative in approach. This opportunity will offer a level of career investment which is rarely found at firms, while working on a remote basis.

The Firm

This firm deal with a quality of work commonly only associated with City practices. You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months, which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture where Partners are very accessible; everyone has a voice in throughout the organisation. It is a commonplace to find trainees and paralegals sitting side by side with Partners; it is this approach to training, mentoring and development which has given the firm an excellent reputation for homegrown partner talent.

It is commonplace for even trainees to participate in marketing and business development activities actively. By getting lawyers involved even at the most junior level, it has provided them with a very commercially savvy team.

Despite the firm's size, they have unusually managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of the office. They are a Top 500 law firm with a conscience.

The role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor to join their profitable and growing department.

You will work alongside the other members of the team to drive the department forwards; you will be a key player of this growing team. You will have high levels of autonomy to make the role your own.

You will have a good understanding of the litigation process. Your caseload will include validity of wills disputes, management and administration of trusts and estates disputes, court of protection disputes. Knowledge of the Inheritance Act 1975 would be extremely beneficial.

You will have industry experts surrounding you to help further shape and develop your career.

Though the role will be remote, you will be fully supported by the department and wider firm to allow you to work seamlessly, reaching your full potential.

Requirements

You will be a specialist Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)You will be meticulous when it comes to detailYou should have first-class communication skillsThe ability to build credible client relationships is essential

Remuneration

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

This opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic national firm of one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

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

Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum

The firm is entrepreneurial in spirit, dynamic in nature and innovative in approach. This opportunity will offer a level of career investment which is rarely found at firms, while working on a remote basis.

The Firm

This firm deal with a quality of work commonly only associated with City practices. You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months, which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture where Partners are very accessible; everyone has a voice in throughout the organisation. It is a commonplace to find trainees and paralegals sitting side by side with Partners; it is this approach to training, mentoring and development which has given the firm an excellent reputation for homegrown partner talent.

It is commonplace for even trainees to participate in marketing and business development activities actively. By getting lawyers involved even at the most junior level, it has provided them with a very commercially savvy team.

Despite the firm's size, they have unusually managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of the office. They are a Top 500 law firm with a conscience.

The role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor to join their profitable and growing department.

You will work alongside the other members of the team to drive the department forwards; you will be a key player of this growing team. You will have high levels of autonomy to make the role your own.

You will have a good understanding of the litigation process. Your caseload will include validity of wills disputes, management and administration of trusts and estates disputes, court of protection disputes. Knowledge of the Inheritance Act 1975 would be extremely beneficial.

You will have industry experts surrounding you to help further shape and develop your career.

Though the role will be remote, you will be fully supported by the department and wider firm to allow you to work seamlessly, reaching your full potential.

Requirements

You will be a specialist Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)You will be meticulous when it comes to detailYou should have first-class communication skillsThe ability to build credible client relationships is essential

Remuneration

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

This opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic national firm of one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

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

Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

  • £60000 - £65000 per annum

The firm is entrepreneurial in spirit, dynamic in nature and innovative in approach. This opportunity will offer a level of career investment which is rarely found at firms, while working on a remote basis.

The Firm

This firm deal with a quality of work commonly only associated with City practices. You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months, which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture where Partners are very accessible; everyone has a voice in throughout the organisation. It is a commonplace to find trainees and paralegals sitting side by side with Partners; it is this approach to training, mentoring and development which has given the firm an excellent reputation for homegrown partner talent.

It is commonplace for even trainees to participate in marketing and business development activities actively. By getting lawyers involved even at the most junior level, it has provided them with a very commercially savvy team.

Despite the firm's size, they have unusually managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of the office. They are a Top 500 law firm with a conscience.

The role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor to join their profitable and growing department.

You will work alongside the other members of the team to drive the department forwards; you will be a key player of this growing team. You will have high levels of autonomy to make the role your own.

You will have a good understanding of the litigation process. Your caseload will include validity of wills disputes, management and administration of trusts and estates disputes, court of protection disputes. Knowledge of the Inheritance Act 1975 would be extremely beneficial.

You will have industry experts surrounding you to help further shape and develop your career.

Though the role will be remote, you will be fully supported by the department and wider firm to allow you to work seamlessly, reaching your full potential.

Requirements

You will be a specialist Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)You will be meticulous when it comes to detailYou should have first-class communication skillsThe ability to build credible client relationships is essential

Remuneration

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

This opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic national firm of one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

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

Contentious Trust & Estates Solicitor

  • £75000 - £110000 per annum Dep. on PQE

This Tier 1 L500 firm is looking for someone to work closely with a highly respected and industry-leading Partner. The firm has grown substantially due to its excellence and collaborative efforts from Partners and the wider team. They are ranked in the highest tier across several practices, including the contentious trust and estates department.

The firm is based in the heart of the West End and has over 200 staff with a very low attrition rate due to their growth and support given to their high-quality lawyers.

The Firm

They deal with the same quality of work as much larger City firms without all the disadvantages associated with being a small cog in a big machine. You will find that with smaller teams, it is common for NQ's and Partners to be working side by side. This is not a Partner-led, pyramid structure. Fee earners of all levels have the opportunity to be involved with business development. It is common for fee earners to gain a level of exposure beyond their peers in other firms.

You will find a creative, supportive, dynamic, forward-thinking, and progressive culture. The Partners invest heavily in their teams, with industry-leading training and a real platform for progression. You will find there is a good work-life balance with flexibility. There is an amazing social scene firm-wide, with social clubs, sports clubs and regular social events paid for by the firm.

The firm is seeking a Contentious Trust and Estates Lawyer to join their prestigious team in the West End.

The work that the department undertakes is of the highest quality.

The department regularly deal with all types of probate disputes, including will validity challenges, forgery disputes and bringing/defending challenges under the Inheritance Act. They also regularly deal with a wide range of trust disputes (high-profile trust companies on complex issues relating to succession and tax planning) as well as a wide variety of disputes.

You will be a Contentious Trust and Estate Solicitor, ideally 2-6 years PQEYou will ideally come from a leading City or West End practiceThis role comes with excellent prospects for progressionYou will have a meticulous eye for detailExcellent communication skills are keySalary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Trust and Estate Solicitor 2-6 PQE to join this growing, Top 100 practice based in the West End.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment a call for a confidential conversation.

Contentious Probate Partner

  • £75000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Join one of the UK's leading private client teams, taking the reins on complex contentious matters whilst mentoring talents in a rewarding, friendly and forward-thinking team.

Offering ongoing progression, an unmatched reputation in the market and increasing influence in the firm, this is the ideal next role for an ambitious leader.

The Firm

Built on the continued success of a 450 strong team across three offices, the firm is a familiar presence within the Top 100, Legal 500 and Chambers ranks, continually expanding in sectors and headcount as they set the bar in being a full-service law firm.

Offering a quality-driven service to both individuals and business, their 100-year history within traditional sectors is now met with ahead of the curve understanding in numerous emerging markets, ever mindful of their clients current and anticipated needs.

Culturally, the firm is dynamic, modern and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. Recognising and nurturing talent at all business levels, staff are rewarded with structured progression and continued opportunities for reward. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partners joined as business support and subsequently developed to be industry experts.

Often competing with the City in teams of quality, whilst permitting a lifestyle afforded to a few in terms of life balance and flexibility, emphasising both personal and career development.

Offering an enjoyable working environment, realistic progression whilst operating at the forefront of their respective fields, staff are kept, settled and mentored to their full potential.

The Role

Contentious Probate Partner to join Top 100, Tier 1 & Chambers-ranked team.

Leading the market in contentious and non-contentious private client law, being nationally recognised for the team's output and prowess within complex and unique matters, an ambitious expert is needed to join the expanding team.

As a team leader, your influential role will see you take ownership of contentious trust and probate matters. You will mentor others in this area, have a say in the direction of the team and take the reins on business development in expanding your own team's scope and reputation.

The firm will match your quality output with continued investment; you will build on your already high reputation, being the go-to in the region when a trusted and winning service is needs by HNW clients and charities.

The Requirements

7 years PQE experience within contentious trusts and probatePrevious experience in mentoring and supporting colleaguesSuccessful BD activities and projects, being driven to the long-term success of the team.

For those at or seeking a Partner role, this Top 100 firm offers continued development, investment into the team and the means to influence a group set to continue in their expansion.

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