Contentious Probate Solicitor

Bygott Biggs
15 Sep 2018
18 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is a highly successful forward thinking full service law firm based in Harrogate.

They are currently looking to recruit a junior litigator to join the eight man strong team of litigators based in the Harrogate office. Working alongside a senior litigator, the successful candidate should be able to demonstrate a broad capability in general civil/commercial litigation, but have strong experience in the field of contentious probate.

He/She will take principal responsibility for contentious private client matters which will include the following;

  • Challenging the validity of wills and lifetime transfers
  • Administration actions
  • PR and trustees disputes
  • Proprietary Estoppel actions
  • Claim under the Inheritance(Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Trust Actions
  • Court of Protection Disputes

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years pqe in Private Client matters and will been keen to take on and develop this role.

At Bygott Biggs our aim has always been to provide a more personal service and everyone here believes that recruitment should be about building long-term relationships with clients and candidates alike. Our reputation has been built on the fact that we provide an efficient and professional service but are not afraid to give straight forward, straight talking advice.

The above PQE is expressed as a guideline only. We are happy to hear from anyone who can demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge in order to fulfil this role.

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