Contentious Probate Solicitor

Recruiter
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
Merton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Aug 2019
Closes
24 Aug 2019
Ref
1239947607
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a firm with a more structured pathway for progression that is forward-thinking and progressive?

This practice is one of the largest throughout West London and Surrey and is highly ranked in the Legal 500 and now have close to 200 members of staff. Despite their size, the firm has a real family feel, good work-life balance and a culture that is dynamic, progressive, and traditional in their values towards client care.

The firm places people at the heart of their business, they have such strong relationships with the local community, their ethical approach to legal services is refreshing.

The firm has grown substantially in recent years due to increased workflow, much of which is solely down to their excellent client referral network. You will find here a clear career road map where to progress is achievable and no glass ceilings. They have an affluent customer base and believe in their fee earners dealing with manageable caseloads but charging well. Staff is treated well with many benefits and events throughout the year designed to cement the bond between the team. They have an exceptional staff retention rate.

The role

The firm are looking to hire a Contentious Probate Solicitor into their Guildford, South West London.

The Private Client department is ranked in the Legal 500 and has attracted Solicitors from top tier Private Client law firms. The client base includes lots of ultra HNW individuals, many of which have complex asset structures domestically and offshore.

Contentious Probate is a growing area for the firm, with plans to grow further over the next 24 months. You will be at the forefront of this exciting department, working alongside a Partner, dealing with a high-quality caseload of; Lack of capacity cases, Fraud and undue influence cases, Subsequent revocation, and Inheritance.

This role comes with good prospects and career development.

Requirements
  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with at least 2 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will have good commercial awareness and strong drafting skills
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is competitive and dependent on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join a prestigious long-established firm based in the Guildford, Surrey office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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