Solicitor - Contentious Private Client

JMC Legal recruitment
England, London, City of London
£70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
12 Mar 2021
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

If you are a Solicitor in Private Client Litigation seeking a senior associate role with progression prospects (perhaps in a top-heavy team currently?) this role would be a fantastic stepping stone to achieve your goals.

The Firm

This top 200 practice are forward-thinking, entrepreneurial, dynamic and commercially focussed. You will find that they offer commercial and creative solutions for their clients, with the highest level of technical expertise.

They are culturally a dream! In normal times, they have a roof top terrace for drinks and socialisation. They are very open to flexible working and a split between remote working and being in the office.

The Role

The firm are seeking a Contentious Private Client Senior Associate 5-8 PQE to join their modern City of London office.

The whole Private Client team at this firm is incredibly friendly - they are sociable, collaborative and support each other.

This role will involve a supervisory element, so when offices re-open you'll need to be there a few days per week - the office in the heart of London is really a great place to be!

In the role, you'll provide a full range of contentious private client advice to an enviable client base.

The team handles all different types of contentious claims and this role will include: 1975 Act claims, TOLATA claims, undue influence, removal of executors, deeds of variation as well as experience of dealing with Court of Protection issues (financial abuse, applications for removal of attorneys and deputies).

The private client disputes team are very busy and have had a real influx of high quality work.

You will deal with well-known public figures and HNW individuals. There is real demand from their client base for this service.

This role would be well suited to a candidate that can see a glass ceiling ahead at their current firm, in terms of progression and Partnership as this firm would support growth towards that over the coming years.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a long-established firm that has real ambition to continue to grow.


  • You will be a Private Client (Contentious) Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE ( those with up to 9 years qualified will be considered)
  • You should have an excellent technical knowledge
  • You will have a "can do" attitude and be a first-class communicator
  • You should have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an exceptional Contentious Private Client Senior Associate position based in the heart of the City of London with an incredible firm, well known for it's fabulous culture and high end client base.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

Find Us
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert