Lawyer - Contentious Private Client

Location
Carlisle
Salary
Dependent on expertise
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
15 Mar 2019
Ref
SH03010001
Contact
Sam Haigh
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Legal 500 practice is seeking a Contentious Private Client Lawyer in Carlisle, Cumbria.

Working alongside a team of professionals, the successful candidate will manage a caseload and supervise junior team members. Willingness to retain a loyal client base and establish new business would be highly advantageous.

Responsibilities
• Contentious probate
• Inheritance Act claims
• Trust disputes
• Proprietary estoppel
• Administration disputes
• Removal of executors
• Retain a loyal client base and establish new business

The Candidate
• A solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of six years’ PQE
• Confident in managing a varied caseload of contentious private client matters
• Knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules is highly advantageous
• Demonstrate excellent client care and communication skills
• Work proactively and independently as well as being a key member of the team
• Willing to undertake business development, networking and marketing initiatives

The Firm
Our client is a large firm with multiple offices in the North of England. Staffed by a team of experts within their chosen fields, they are nationally recognised and have achieved rankings within the Legal 500. Delivering first-class legal advice in an approachable yet professional manner, they have built a loyal client base. Recognising that their staff are their greatest asset, they offer a friendly work environment with excellent opportunities for career progression. Due to continuing success, they are now seeking a Contentious Private Client Lawyer to join their team.

Benefits
• Generous holiday allowance
• Contributory pensions scheme
• Genuine opportunity for career progression
• Structured work environment
• Exposure to a quality caseload

Lawyer – Contentious Private Client

For further details of this Contentious Private Client vacancy, please contact Sam quoting reference SH03010001.

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