Senior Contentious Probate Solicitor

England, London, City of London
£58000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
17 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Jason Connolly
Full time
Contract type

Are you looking for a platform for progression? Perhaps in a top heavy team seeking a route to Partnership, or a Partner seeking a lateral move to an ambitious department whose Contentious Probate department has seen real growth in the last 24 months, taking more market share.

The firm

Ranked in the Top 100, this firm has experienced exponential growth in recent years with them having over doubled in size over the last ten years; they now stand at over 500 staff. They have a network of over 20 offices spanning the whole of the South. They have a stand-out culture; they are progression, very dynamic, forward-thinking, and commercially focussed.

The firm offers a leading bonus structure based on billings, one of the most lucrative across the county. You will find that they invest heavily in their workforce, from a dedicated training and development facility to their Leadership Programme which is a course designed to build Partners of the future, this course has been specifically built for the firm by a group of entrepreneurs and business leaders. They are one of the largest providers of training contracts; it is this kind of investment that has given them an unheard-of staff retention rate, the firm has a high percentage of internal promotions with most of their Partners being home-grown.

The firm has a fantastically high staff retention rate, they hold regular staff social events and have a friendly, supportive, and professional culture.

The role

This stand-out Top 100 practice are seeking a Contentious Probate Senior Associate / Partner to join their flourishing City of London office.

The Contentious Probate department is one of the fastest growing across the firm, now standing at ten specialist fee earners, this runs alongside the wider Private Client department. You will work with a highly experience Contentious Trusts and Probates Partner, you will run your own caseload, whilst assisting with larger matters, this will include; You will deal with an interesting and varied caseload including; Lack of capacity cases, Fraud and undue influence cases, Subsequent revocation, and Inheritance. You will deal with sometimes more complex assets and wealth. Over the years, the firm has built a particularly strong name in this area of law.

This would be a perfect role for a solicitor seeking a route to progression, perhaps in a top heavy team seeking a route to Partnership.

  • You will be a Contentious Trusts and Probates Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • At least 40% of your caseload should be Contentious Trusts and Probates
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and should be the type of person that can build strong relationships with clients and can spot business opportunities.
  • Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your background and level of experience, plus a very lucrative bonus structure and benefits package
  • You will work as part of an award winning, top 100 team.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probates Solicitor to join an award-winning and top 100 practice based in the heart of the City of London.

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

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