Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor

JMC Legal.
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£60000 - £65000 per annum
07 Apr 2021
15 Apr 2021
Lucy Burt
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

The firm is entrepreneurial in spirit, dynamic in nature and innovative in approach. This opportunity will offer a level of career investment which is rarely found at firms, while working on a remote basis.

The Firm

This firm deal with a quality of work commonly only associated with City practices. You will find an immensely diverse client base that continues to evolve constantly. The firm has performed exceptionally well over recent years and has grown year on year; they have strategic growth planned over the next 12 months, which will allow them to continue to obtain more market share.

You will find a strong leadership team that promotes an open-door culture where Partners are very accessible; everyone has a voice in throughout the organisation. It is a commonplace to find trainees and paralegals sitting side by side with Partners; it is this approach to training, mentoring and development which has given the firm an excellent reputation for homegrown partner talent.

It is commonplace for even trainees to participate in marketing and business development activities actively. By getting lawyers involved even at the most junior level, it has provided them with a very commercially savvy team.

Despite the firm's size, they have unusually managed to keep a family feel running throughout the practice and network of the office. They are a Top 500 law firm with a conscience.

The role

This top-ranking and award-winning firm are seeking a Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor to join their profitable and growing department.

You will work alongside the other members of the team to drive the department forwards; you will be a key player of this growing team. You will have high levels of autonomy to make the role your own.

You will have a good understanding of the litigation process. Your caseload will include validity of wills disputes, management and administration of trusts and estates disputes, court of protection disputes. Knowledge of the Inheritance Act 1975 would be extremely beneficial.

You will have industry experts surrounding you to help further shape and develop your career.

Though the role will be remote, you will be fully supported by the department and wider firm to allow you to work seamlessly, reaching your full potential.


  • You will be a specialist Contentious Trusts & Probate Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will be meticulous when it comes to detail
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • The ability to build credible client relationships is essential


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience (you will also receive an industry-leading benefits package)

This opportunity to join a substantial and dynamic national firm of one not to be missed, with excellent career progression on offer.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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