Contentious Probate & Inheritance Disputes

Location
Lancashire
Salary
£tailored + benefits
Posted
21 Jan 2019
Closes
21 Feb 2019
Ref
5716///TML
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Superb opportunity specialising in Contentious Probates and Inheritance Disputes.

Our client is a progressive and highly successful law firm with offices throughout Lancashire.

As a result of continued growth, a superb opportunity has arisen within a specialist team covering Contentious Probates and related disputes. The nature of the role requires a solicitor or CiLEX with not less than the 2 years’ PQE or equivalent experience.  We would be delighted to hear from specialists in this area, but also happy to consider applications from those that have coverage and experience as part of a wider commercial litigation or civil litigation caseload.

The team offers a wealth of experience in advising beneficiaries, family members, trustees and executors and skilled in managing litigation, dispute resolution and mediations.

Working as part of a cohesive team, typical instructions might include

  • Disputed and Fraudulent will claims
  • Inheritance Act and dependency claims
  • Misappropriation of estate assets and funds
  • Promissory Estoppel
  • Disputes concerning conduct of Trustees and Executors
  • Court of Protection disputes 

This well-regarded practice has gone from strength to strength over recent years attracting high calibre lawyers and has an impressive network of clients and contacts. You will find an effective and accessible leadership team, which continually invests in its lawyers and other employees through training and ensuring resources and support are available.