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Contentious Probate Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£40000 - £60000 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Practice area
Private client
Contract type
Full time
1 year, 2 years, 3 years
Private practice

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Contentious Probate Solicitor
I ama currently seeking a skilled and experienced Solicitor to join my client in Wrexham as a Contentious Probate Solicitor. If you have a passion for law, a strong background in probate disputes, and a desire to work in a dynamic and challenging environment, this opportunity is for you.
  • Handle a caseload of contentious probate matters, including will disputes, inheritance claims, and estate administration disputes.
  • Conduct legal research, draft legal documents, and provide expert advice to clients.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings and alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Collaborate with other legal professionals, such as solicitors and barristers, to achieve optimal outcomes for clients.
  • Stay updated with relevant legislation and legal precedents in the field of contentious probate.
  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with a minimum of 2] years of post-qualification experience in contentious probate.
  • Strong knowledge of probate law, estate administration, and inheritance rights.
  • Demonstrated experience in handling and successfully resolving contentious probate cases.
  • Excellent analytical, research, and drafting skills.
  • Strong communication and negotiation abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a diverse caseload efficiently.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality legal services to clients.
  • Hybrid working model, allowing flexibility between remote and office-based work.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Continuing professional development opportunities.
To Apply:
If you are ready to take on a challenging role in contentious probate and contribute to my clients success, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.


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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB

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