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Contentious Probate Solicitor

Realm Recruit
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
14 Nov 2021

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Practice area
Contentious property
Contract type
Full time
4 years, 5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
Private practice
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A Legal 500 recognised multi-service firm are looking for a contentious probate solicitor with 4-8 years’ PQE to join them at their office in Warrington. 

In this role, you will join a very well-regarded specialist Contentious Probate team handling your own caseload of matters and providing assistance to more senior members of the department 

This opportunity is either for someone with contentious probate experience, or for a solicitor with private client or litigation experience who is interested in training into contentious probate work. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a leader in this field with over 30 years experience who is both STEP and ACTAPS qualified


Contentious Probate Solicitor – Warrington  

The company & role  

  • A full-service multi-office firm with deep roots within the local area and multiple offices across Cheshire  
  • In this role, you will join a close-knit team and deal with a caseload including will challenges, trust disputes and Inheritance Tax Claims 
  • The firm are committed to the development of its staff and have a fantastic team culture, so this is an excellent opportunity if you are looking to progress your career.  
  • Commutable from Warrington, Newton-le-Willows, St. Helens, Widnes, Liverpool and Altrincham  

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Team targets  
  • Working from home  
  • Part-time working  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Private Client Solicitor/ Litigation Solicitor or a Solicitor with 4-8 years' PQE  
  • STEP or ACTAPS is an advantage
  • Will have contentious probate experience or litigation experience and is interested in training into contentious probate work 
  • Will have an empathetic, personable, calm and caring nature   
  • Will have a down-to-earth attitude and excellent communication skills  
  • Will be committed to delivering a quality service and a high level of client care  


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 at Realm and works exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, 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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