Solicitor – Contentious Trusts and Probate

Location
London
Salary
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted
18 Mar 2019
Closes
15 Apr 2019
Ref
VY04000521
Contact
Vladimir Yordanov
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Competitive salary and benefits on offer for a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor within a Legal 500 practice based in London.

Joining a leading team with a highly regarded reputation in this field, the successful solicitor will act for a diverse client base including HNW and disadvantaged clients. Advising on all aspects of contentious trusts and probate, you will run a complex caseload and ensure high levels of client care and service at all times.

Responsibilities
  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Validity of wills
  • Intestacy disputes
  • Breach of trust
  • Actions against trustees and personal representatives
  • Challenges regarding the administration of an estate
  • Promissory estoppel
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Acting for vulnerable clients  
  • Meeting firm set billing targets
  • Participation in business development initiatives
The Candidate
  • Applications are welcomed from qualified solicitors with a minimum of 3 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in all aspects of contentious trusts and probate  
  • Possesses first class communication and client care skills, explaining complex matters in clear, accessible language
  • Strives for high standards in their work
  • A team player who is equally confident working on their own initiative
  • Has a desire for professional development
The Firm
Our client is a Legal 500 practice based in London, with strong roots and enviable reputation for delivering high quality services to individuals and businesses both locally and further afield. Recognising that their staff are their greatest asset, they encourage their employees to continually strive to reach their full potential through training and rewarding work. Utilising their expansive knowledge and expertise in the fields in which they practice, they ensure a professional but client-focused service tailored to the cases individual circumstances. Actively involved within the communities in which they are based, they support local and national charities and events which has resulted in them building successful working relationships and enviable client base.

Benefits
  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Life insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension 
  • Income protection
  • Opportunities for continued progression
Solicitor – Contentious Trusts and Probate          

For further details of this Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor vacancy, please contact Vladimir quoting reference VY04000521.

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