Contentious Probate Solicitor

Bedfordshire, UK
Closing date
17 Oct 2020

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Contentious Probate Solicitor, 2+ PQE, Bedfordshire -. To apply or to register your interest, please call Kaye Thumpston on 020 7183 8586 and quote Job Ref: 1535

JOB TITLE: Contentious Probate Solicitor
PQE: 2+ years
LOCATION: Bedfordshire
SALARY: Circa £35,000 - £45,000 DOE

The appointed solicitor will be reporting to the Supervising Partner and will be a key hire into this thriving team. You will be handling an interesting and varied caseload of contested probate cases, including Court of Protection, Trustee Orders, Interim Orders and Statutory Will applications. You will also handle some ongoing finance administration cases as required.

Ideally you will have a minimum of 2 years PQE gained in a contentious probate post, or perhaps within a mixed private client role or litigation role where contentious probate work has made up a substantial portion of your workload. You will have good client care skills, provide professional and competent legal advice in accordance with SRA Code of conduct and display strong IT skills. Effective business development skills with proven marketing strategies and up-to-date knowledge and skills are essential requirements for this post. The successful candidate will also have the capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets, proven experience of handling own caseload, the ability to adhere to and manage deadlines, good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability.

Contact Kaye Thumpston at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNLwill never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL is handling a number of Private Client and Probate Solicitor vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are a Private Client Solicitor looking for a move, please call now.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to to register your interest.

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