Law Staff Legal Recruitment Ltd
London (Greater)
06 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal 100 practice offering a competitive salary and high quality workload seeks Contentious Probate Solicitor for growing team in London.

The Firm
A leading UK practice established during a time of great innovation and change in the legal and technological world, our client has had offices in London for over a century; offering governmental, corporate and individual client`s expert advice in a full range of legal practice areas. Having maintained such excellence, they attract and retain leading talent with numerous lawyers named as experts in their chosen fields. Commended in the Legal 500 in addition to holding Lexcel and Investors in People accreditations, they provide a supportive working environment, fostering confidence and growth throughout the firm.

The Role
Experiencing a period of rapid growth, our client is now seeking a technically brilliant Contentious Probate Solicitor for their leading team based in London. Managing a varied and challenging caseload, the successful Solicitor will act for charities and individuals in areas to include: family provisions claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; will disputes; trust and estate administration issues including claims against trustees; private client related professional negligence claims and; disputes regarding the construction and validity of trusts. Additionally there will be some contentious Court of Protection work as the firm continues to develop its expertise in this field.

Our client is particularly keen to hear from candidates with solid experience in estate and trust litigation, however this is not essential as strong commercial litigators with a previous experience in this field will also be considered. This is a hands-on, demanding position offering high quality work, opportunities for career progression and continued training in this Legal 100 practice for the right Solicitor.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from qualified Solicitors with 2-4 years` PQE;
Candidates will ideally have experience in estates and trust litigation, however commercial litigators with private client experience will also be considered;
Consistent, strong academics with at least a 2:1 at degree level are essential for the position;
Possess first class communication and client care skills across all levels;
Be able to work well under pressure, meeting tight deadlines;
Ensure a professional but personable approach at all times;
Have a desire for professional development.


For further details of this Contentious Probate vacancy, please contact Ryan quoting reference RC01217521.


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