Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

JMC Legal
England, Essex, Chelmsford
£50000 - £62000 per annum + Negotiable + Lucrative Bonus Scheme
01 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
Henry Hoey
Job Title
Practice Area
Litigation, Private Client
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a standout opportunity to join at senior level in an award winning, specialist Contentious Trusts & Probate Team in Essex.

Although you will sit within the wider Litigation team; this niche area is respected in the firm, and is undergoing significant investment to ensure its future success. The current team are highly regarded throughout the region, of which they are also Legal500 ranked.

They will ensure you are provided with a thorough and nurturing onboarding process; and once embedded into the business, you will be offered full support for you manage your own varied caseload.

Due to the nature of this role, there is further progression on offer, with a clear track to partnership.

The Firm

Through further growth they are looking to expand their very experienced team where you will be working closely with Partners in an enviable work environment. In addition, you will benefit from outstanding progression prospects as the firm grows.

They pride themselves on flexibility in the workplace meanwhile investing and developing their own, recruiting where necessary to facilitate further expansion.

You will find Partners are accessible and there is a completely open-door policy who will help you to develop and progress within the firm. In addition, you will benefit from a great support network meanwhile being in an autonomous role, working with a variety of clients.

This firm has multiple offices with ambitious expansion plans in place, therefore there are excellent progression prospects on offer for you to develop further as the team grows. As they have grown significantly over the past 12 months, they are in the process of making exciting plans and looking for committed and motivated Lawyers to drive forward their regional offering.

They are a friendly and approachable firm with lots of social events and enviable office culture, one of the many benefits of joining this regional heavyweight.

The Role

This leading regional firm are seeking to hire an experienced Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor into their Chelmsford office

We have assisted in further developing their Private Client & Litigation teams over the past 12 months with high profile hires; these individuals have already generated significant further work for the Contentious Trusts & Probate Team.

It is worth noting that whilst fee earning will be the focus, you will also be responsible for business development, networking and team growth/ management. These duties will increase on your journey to partnership, where your role will become less fee earning focused.


  • You will be an experienced Associate OR Senior Associate with 4 years PQE +
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is advantageous
  • You should have first-class communication and outstanding business development skills

On Offer

  • Salary is negotiable dependent on PQE, and is above market rate
  • An excellent benefits package
  • Further Progression Prospects
  • Interviews taking place over Zoom in Jan 2021

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If you would like to apply for this outstanding opportunity, please get in touch with a CV today or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

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