Senior Probate Solicitor (8+ PQE)

Realm Recruit
£50,000 - £63,000
Closing date
11 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Private client
7 years+

Job Details

A very well-regarded and innovative legal business is looking for an experienced Private Client Solicitor to join their award-winning Probate department. 

In this role, you’ll manage your own caseload of high net worth and complex estate administration matters and be part of a friendly and supportive team.

This role is primarily home-based, with some travel to the office in Stratford-upon-Avon, allowing you to have a healthy life-work balance. What's more, you’ll enjoy an inclusive and supportive working environment and receive a fantastic package of perks and benefits. 

Senior Probate Solicitor - Stratford-upon-Avon The company & role  

    A purpose-driven legal business with offices across the country 

    You will take responsibility for a diverse and interesting caseload of probate cases, making sure that SRA regulations are adhered to at all times 

    You will also help to provide training within the department, mentoring and supporting junior colleagues 

    The team were named Best Estate Administration & Probate Services Provider in 2020 

    The firm have a long tradition of supporting diversity in the workplace; they are a Stonewall partner, a member of WISE and were named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list in 2018 

    Commutable from Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Evesham, Royal Leamington Spa and South Birmingham

Added extras and benefits  

    Competitive salary 

    Pension with generous employer contributions 

    Annual incentive scheme  

    28 days holiday  

    Coaching, training and support 

    Home working 

    Flexible working 

The ideal candidate 

    A Private Client Solicitor with 8+ years’ PQE  

    Will be able to handle a wide variety of complex probate cases  

    Will have experience of dealing with taxable estates, including GROBs, POAT, business, agricultural and cross border interests 

    Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 

    May be STEP qualified 

    Will be very well organised and able to autonomously manage your workload 

How to apply for this Senior Probate Solicitor role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email  

Kelly is a principal consultant here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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