Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Chichester
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A superb opportunity to develop your skills within a highly established and innovative Contentious Trusts and Probate department and to work alongside leading solicitors and experts on a stimulating mix of high quality privately-funded cases and also be able to handle cases with alternative funding such as CFAs, LEI, ATE and BTE insurance.

As a senior member of the team, it is important that you are confident and driven in order to play an integral role in the growth and leadership of the team. You'll lead the investigation and litigation on complex cases, working as part of a team to maximise client damages and optimise costs recover.

You will be responsible for leading a small team of Solicitors, Paralegals and Litigation Assistants, to deliver an exceptional client experience, develop their technical expertise and meet agreed performance targets. You will also be responsible for developing external relationships with to provide an exceptional client experience and generate new cases.

The ideal candidate must have a number of years Contentious Trusts and Probate Litigation experience and have a strong appetite for business development and be able to build successful relationships with referrers of work, members of the bar and the legal profession. Existing contacts in within the local area would be an advantage.

In addition to your competitive basic salary my client offers an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, associate discretionary bonus, car parking or cash allowance, AXA health care or cash allowance, group income protection scheme, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans and childcare vouchers.

Please contact Jack Smith, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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