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Contentious Probate Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Berkshire, Newbury
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
11 Jun 2021

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Practice area
Private client
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Join one of the UK's largest and most successful full-service firms, placed firmly within the Top 200 with Legal 500 and Chambers-ranked teams in all fields of law.

Opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join a well-regarded team based in Newbury.

The firm:

Stood firmly amongst the Top 200, this firm operates at the forefront of all markets focussing on quality, client care and excellence.

They have been recognised as one of "The Best Law Firms" in the UK by the Sunday Times multiple times and have teams all over the UK who are ranked at the top of the Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Their ethos is to be experts but with a down to earth approach, and this culture has yielded outstanding results for clients delivered by lawyers who have a high level of job satisfaction.

Lawyers have a structured pathway to get to where they want to be and they have a solid record of junior lawyers going on to become Chambers-ranked Partners which is a source of pride for the firm.

You will be supported to reach incredible heights as a lawyer, being valued for who you are whilst being supported in your career, continually rewarded and promoted.

The role:

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Contentious Probate Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join their Newbury office.

You will work on a mix of privately funded work and matters with alternative sources of funding. The team have a reputation for outstanding client care and represent trustees, executors and beneficiaries in complex and high value disputes.

This department comprise of several recommended individuals in the L500, which means you will have the opportunity to learn and develop under experienced partners and senior associates.

It is essential that you have excellent business development skills with a desire to play an active role in growing the team's client base and referral network.

Progression will be ongoing and structured to ensure you are consistently challenged, with the capacity to develop within your chosen area of expertise.


· Contentious Probate Solicitor 5+ years PQE
· A high degree of technical competence in Tax, Trusts and Estates
· STEP qualified, working towards or desire to commence the qualification
· Energy and enthusiasm to get involved in business development projects

What's on offer:

· Highly competitive salary with excellent benefits package
· Access to high quality work and chance to work alongside industry leaders
· Clear and accessible career progression pathways

This is an opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor 5+ years PQE to join an outstanding firm based in their Newbury.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or get in touch 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.

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