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Contentious Probate Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£40000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2021
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Contentious Probate Solicitor - Worthing, West Sussex

An established, modern and growing law firm in Worthing, West Sussex are looking for an experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor / Litigation Solicitor with ideally 4 years+ PQE. 

Your role will be working closely with both the Private Client and wider Litigation team where you'll handle your own small exisiting caseload handling a wide range of contentious trusts and probate matters, including disputed wills, inheritance act claims, and disputes related to estates and trusts.

In addition, you'll play an active part in networking/generating new clients (with support from colleagues and the internal marketing team). Therefore, a keen interest in business development is essential. This is a great role for someone who is looking to build, develop and manage a team as the firm have clear growth plans for this area. There is certainly opportunities to become Head of Department/Partnership prospects for the right person.

You must be a qualified Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive (FCILEx) with proven experience in contentious probate. Ideally you'd have held a pure contentious trusts and probate caseload, although those handling broad Litigation with some experience and a passion for contentious probate are also encouraged to apply. ACTAPS or working towards would be highly advantageous. 

Salary/package is very much open to negotiation, you'll also get various benefits/bonus and hybrid working options. 

Apply now to be considered for this Contentious Probate Solicitor opportunity with this well regarded law firm in Worthing, West Sussex


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

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And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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