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Contentious Probate Solicitor (1-3 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£30,000 - £40,000
Closing date
7 Jul 2021

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Practice area
Private client
1 year, 2 years, 3 years
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IDR Law, a growing niche Contentious Probate law firm, are looking for a Solicitor with 1-3 years PQE to join them. 

Working as part of a Legal-500 recognised specialist team, you’ll run a varied and interesting caseload of wills, trusts and estates disputes on behalf of local and national clients, including those with global assets.  

While this role is based in Harrogate, IDR offer full remote working so you will be able to work from home if you like, or have a mix of working from home and working at their office in Harrogate.  

All of their lawyers enjoy an unbeatable work-life balance with their FamilyFlex scheme which allows them to decide how many hours they want to work each week, so they can fit their jobs around their family and personal commitments.   

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work for a forward-thinking specialist firm that will allow you to progress your career but not at the expense of your wellbeing or work-life balance.  

Contentious Probate Solicitor – Harrogate / Remote   The company & role   

    A contentious probate boutique practice that works on behalf of clients from across the UK  

    You will join a well-regarded department and work alongside ACTAPS qualified lawyers to handle a wide range of matters including equitable remedy claims, probate negligence issues, and beneficiary and executor disputes  

    IDR Law was founded by ACTAPS committee member, Martin Holdsworth who has also been a leading individual in Chambers and Partners for a number of years  

    The firm were also finalists at the Yorkshire Legal Awards  

    Commutable from Harrogate, Leeds, Bradford, Skipton and York  

Added extras and benefits   

    Top-of-the-market salary  

    Unrivalled flexibility as a result of IDR's FamilyFlex scheme 

    Home working  

    Progression opportunities  

The ideal candidate  

    A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 1-3 years PQE  

    Will have excellent client care skills  

    Will be well-organised with very good attention to detail 

    Will be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills 

How to apply for this Contentious 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 and contentious probate solicitors with the right firms and roles for them.  

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



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

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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.

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