Ref: EM43854 Job Title: Contested Probate Solicitor Description: Contested Probate solicitor -an Associate role with a multi office legal 100 law firm based in Birmingham -3+PQE

The team

The successful candidate will be part of a large enthusiastic team based in our clients Birmingham office

This is a highly successful and growing Contentious Probate team at a well-run legal 100 law firm, with a very healthy regional / national client base. This is altogether an excellent firm to work for, with real potential for the right person. You will be working directly alongside Partner level colleagues and encouraged to develop a major niche role within Contentious Probate for the firm.

The person

You will ha minimum of 3+PQE substantial experience in Contested Probate or Litigation (personal or property) in a national law firm or large regional firm.

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.

Salary £40,000-£70,000

Home and Flexible working

Fantastic Benefits Package

Role 43854

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 - £70000 per annum Application Email: Apply Now