Contentious Probate Solicitor

  • Job Reference: W/26522
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Alford & Bishop
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells
  • Salary: £52,000 to £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Package
  • Sector: Civil Litigation, Private Client
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Contentious Probate Solicitor
Kent, Tunbridge Wells
£52,000 - £60,000

Excellent opportunity to join a top UK Chambers ranked practice that offer a highly competitive package and fantastic career development opportunities. 

Contentious Probate Solicitor – This is an excellent opportunity to join a large top tier practice with an excellent reputation. They are now looking to expand the dispute resolution team with a further Contentious Probate Solicitor at associate level.

About the Role
This contentious trusts and probate team are ranked Tier 3 in the Legal 500 and have a great wealth of experience, with certain individuals having STEP and ACTAPS qualifications. The majority of their contentious trusts and probate work is for individual clients and is sourced from professional referrals, existing clients and other departments within the company. You will be managing a busy caseload of Will disputes, applications for variation; rectification and annulment of trust documents, claims against executors; trustees and claims under the inheritance act 1975.

Candidate Requirements
They are now looking for an associate solicitor with at least 4 years’ experience in Trust and Probate litigation. A proven track record of managing your own caseload is a must and a background in estates / trusts where assets are based in more than one jurisdiction would advantageous.   

On offer
On offer is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career, with support for further training and qualifications, competitive salary and excellent benefits package that includes:
-        Generous pension contribution
-        Life assurance
-        Private medical
-        Bonus scheme
-        25 days holiday
-        Childcare vouchers
-        State of the art offices

Apply now
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