Contentious Trusts and Probate Senior Associate / Partner

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
25 Apr 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
BBBH12616
Contact
Jason Connolly
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

This stand out practice are forward-thinking, collaborative, dynamic and entrepreneurial are one of the UK's leading law firms. It has experienced significant organic growth in recent years; and are highly ranked in several leading fields. This Contentious Probate role will offer you a spectacular chance to gain more in the way of client contact and you will work closely with a team that holds a wealth of experience.

The Firm

This highly recommended Legal 500 firm are considered a leading Regional Practice in the North West. Outside of Manchester they are highly regarded on often act against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. Standing at over 25 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities. This firm have a real forward approach to the Legal industry and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

This firm have grown substantially in recent years due to increased workflow, which covers both domestic and international matters. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and this can be seen right down to the Hi-Tech office that will give you all the tools to further drive your career and practice forward. This firm have a real West End feel within Altrincham, having a real input on the local community and charities. They are a regular name across both the Legal 500 and Chambers and house many leading individuals.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Contentious Trusts and Probate Senior Associate / Partner into their flourishing, Leeds City Centre office.

You will lead the contentious trusts and probate department and will be at the forefront of this industry leading team, you will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards.

The Private Client department is ranked in the Legal 500 and has attracted Solicitors from top tier Private Client law firms. 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 as a result of an increase in work flow and team growth.

Requirements:

  • You will be a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • Excellent client care skills are essential
  • Experience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is to advantage but is not essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probate Senior Associate / Partner to join this Top 200 into the Leeds City Centre office.

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