Ref: EM43693 Job Title: Contested Probate Solicitor Description: Contested Probate role with a multi office legal 500 law firm based in Birmingham/Warwickshire -3+PQE

The team

The successful candidate will lead a small but enthusiastic team based across 2 offices in the Midlands

The person

You will have substantial experience in Contested Probate or Litigation (personal or property) in a national law firm or large regional firm.

The individual will be talented and ambitious bringing a balance of excellent technical legal skills and the flexibility to develop their style depending on the client or the needs of the Business.

Your key duties will include:

Dealing with a broad range of contentious trusts and probate cases

running own case load efficiently and cost effectively and within strict service level agreements as required by the client

advising clients about the strengths and weaknesses of their cases

Handling large complex matters, and you will also be building up your own caseload of straightforward matters

having active involvement in business development activities, both individually and as part of a team

attending and conducting client meetings

drafting and preparing court documents in a time sensitive manner

Skills and experience you will have:

we would be open to considering candidates with a background dealing in non-contentious private client probate matters or broad contentious litigation experience, with exposure to probate

experience in dealing with clients on a day-to-day basis

This is an important appointment for the firm and we would encourage applications from Lawyers with 3+PQE up to a more senior level with good quality experience, including some specific Contentious Trusts and Probate matters. This role would suit an ambitious candidate who is looking to take that next major career step to a position with potential.

The team ethos will bring you into daily contact and interaction with highly professional colleagues from other areas of law.

Role 43693

If you think that you have the necessary experience, and this opportunity could be of interest to you, then Ellie would be very keen to hear from you as soon as possible in absolute confidence on 01275 463 111.
Job Type: Permanent Role/Level: Solicitor Location: Birmingham Industry: Litigation Start Date: asap Contact Name: Austen Lloyd Contact Email:
Contact Telephone: 01275 463 111 Salary: £40000 - £78000 per annum Application Email: Apply Now