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Probate Manager (2-5 PQE)

Realm Recruit
£40,000 - £45,000
Closing date
14 Nov 2021

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Practice area
Private client
Salary band
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Legal executive, Solicitor
Private practice
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Job Details

A top 40 leading law firm is looking for a Probate Manager with 2-5 years’ PQE to join their Legal 500 team in Birmingham.  

In this role, you'll assist families with the legal aspects of a loved one’s estate, negotiate family responsibilities and offer support. 

In return, you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance and benefits package and have plenty of learning and development opportunities. 

Probate Manager - Birmingham 

The company & role 

  • A well-established national practice with a supportive culture and an excellent reputation
  • You will advise a range of clients on a variety of probate and estate administration matters involving applications for grants of representation, inheritance tax calculations and the distribution of assets under a will
  • The team typically act for wealthy families and individuals, landowners and business people
  • The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and are a Stonewall Diversity Champion
  • They are also on ‘The Sunday Times’ Best 100 Companies to Work For’ for the 17th year running
  • Commutable from: Solihull, Black Country, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Bonus
  • Generous pension
  • 25 days annual leave plus the option to buy or sell days
  • Income protection
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Continued learning and development 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Solicitor or Legal Executive with 2-5 years’ PQE and proven experience within trusts and probate work
  • Will have excellent drafting skills and experience of preparing sets of accounts
  • May be STEP qualified
  • Will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Will have good time and matter management skills
  • May have an accounting qualification 


How to apply for this Probate Manager 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 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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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.


At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

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.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

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.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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