Inheritance Dispute and Contested Probate Solicitor

England, Essex, Colchester
£40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
21 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Nick Waters
Practice area
Private client
Full time
Contract type

This firm has a rich heritage dating back over 100 years. They are one of the most well-respected law firms in Essex and have become a regional heavyweight, they are ranked in the Top 200 and are top tier across several areas. They have grown significantly over recent years, and things are showing no signs of slowing down!

They have built up a first-class client base over the years. You will find the practice has a very friendly, supportive, professional, and dynamic culture. Despite their size now being at over 100 staff across three offices, they have kept the family feel that they have become well-known for. They are the type of firm where people stay at their whole careers; they have an unprecedented staff retention rate and more fee earners than not, have been at the practice over ten years.

The firm is seeking to require a experienced Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor to join their Colchester office.

The client base includes lots of ultra HNW individuals, many of which have complex asset structures domestically and offshore. Contentious Probate is a growing area for the firm, with plans to grow further over the next 24 months. You will be at the forefront of this exciting department, working alongside a Partner, dealing with a high-quality caseload of; Lack of capacity cases, Fraud and undue influence cases, Subsequent revocation, and Inheritance.

This role comes with excellent prospects for progression.

  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with between 3-7 years PQE
  • You will deal with your own caseload of very high quality work, while assisting on more complex matters, you will get excellent exposure.
  • You will have good attention to detail and articulate yourself well
  • You will get involved in marketing and business development
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, although up to £60k, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor to join this stand-out firm in Colchester.

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