Contentious Probate Associate / Senior Associate

Realm Recruit
Circa £50,000-£65,000
Closing date
2 Oct 2019
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This is an outstanding opportunity for a Contentious Probate Associate / Senior Associate offering flexible working (with working hours, working from home one day a week, or working part time 4 days a week), offering a top of the market salary and excellent benefits. Whilst the opportunity is with a national law firm, you would be joining a small, close-knit team.

You will not only join a team that has ambitious expansion plans, but a firm that has an incredibly dynamic growth strategy, and who can offer high calibre work.

Contentious Probate Associate / Senior Associate – Leeds

The company & role

  • This national firm has a commitment to developing its private client offering
  • Legal 500 recognised team
  • They pride themselves on having fostered a fantastic working environment
  • You will join their contentious probate team, self-sufficiently managing your own caseload and being involved in business development and networking. You will also provide support to more junior members of the team
  • Commutable from West Yorkshire, Bradford, Huddersfield, Leeds, Halifax, Harrogate, Manchester

The ideal candidate

  • Contentious Probate Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate with a minimum of 4PQE+
  • Comfortable running your own caseload of contentious probate matters
  • Happy to undertake business development and networking


Added extras

  • Top of the market salary
  • Flexible working arrangement; including flexibility with working hours, working part time 4 days a week, or working 1 day a week from home
  • Excellent benefits including up to 30 days holiday as you can choose to buy additional days, discounted gym membership, death in service and critical illness cover, healthcare, annual bonus, travel season ticket loans, pension scheme, to name just a few!
  • Exceptional team culture
  • Great supporters of work/life balance
  • Genuine career progression prospects

The next step

To register your interest in this Contentious Probate Associate vacancy, select the ‘APPLY’ option. Alternatively, contact Kelly at Realm Recruit.

Know someone else who might be suitable for this role? If so, get in touch – we offer up to £500 in vouchers for successful referrals.

You can view more opportunities on the Realm Recruit website. Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.

At Realm, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, candid, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our consultants work within one of four legal practice areas: family, private client, commercial insurance and personal injury. Their focused approach has enabled them to develop an unrivalled depth of market knowledge and build a solid reputation as an expert within their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

Contact Us
  • The Triangle
  • 8 Cross Street
  • Altrincham
  • WA14 1EQ
  • GB
  • +44 (0) 3300 24 56 06
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