Contentious Probate Solicitor

Recruiter
JMC Legal
Location
England, Surrey, Guildford
Salary
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
28 Jun 2022
Closes
20 Jul 2022
Ref
BBBH37352
Contact
Tom Amer
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Litigation
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Being one of few firms outside the city to be included in the London section of the legal 500, this tier 1, top 100 firm provides an unparalleled quality of work based on their Surrey office. They attract big-ticket commercial work coupled with HNW individual services work positioning this practice at the top of the market for ambitious lawyers who want to progress their career alongside leaders in the field.

They are now looking to recruit a Contentious Probate solicitor 5+ PQE to join their private wealth disputes team in their office based in Guildford.

The Firm:

Being one of few firms outside London to be included in the London section of the legal 500, this tier 1, top 100 firm provides an unparalleled quality of work based on their Surrey office. They attract big-ticket commercial work coupled with HNW individual services work positioning this practice at the top of the market for ambitious lawyers who want to progress their career alongside leaders in the field.

This practice has a fantastic track record of recruiting from either leading regional firms, or city firms highly ranked in the L500 due to the quality level of work on offer, coupled with the work-life balance they provide. 1/3 of the fee-earners working at this practice commute from London to work in Surrey which is a testament to their reputation and status within the legal market.

At this practice, you will be made the priority with a commitment to an inclusive culture for all fee earners under one roof. They appreciate the importance of a healthy work-life balance and despite being corporate in size, this firm maintains and promotes welfare initiatives across the board creating a truly unique, staff-centric culture which really stands this firm apart from its competitors.

Their drive to provide a top-quality service by ensuring it has the best staff has not gone unnoticed with this firm boasting 'Legal Services provider of the year' &, 'Law Firm of the year' (The Lawyer) just to name a few.

The Role:

This is an opportunity for a senior contentious probate solicitor to join a tier 1 Private Wealth Disputes team, within a top 100 firm advising and assisting on a wide variety of probate disputes.

This department specializes in a variety of HNW / UHNW contentious private wealth matters including wills, estates, tax matters, probate, trusts and much more. The team has experienced substantial growth over the last few years and sits within the wider litigation team consisting of one partner, one managing associate, two associates and a trainee.

They deal with a healthy mixture of both domestic and offshore clients creating a very exciting and dynamic caseload for their fee-earners to service work from. They regularly advise beneficiaries on estates worth in excess of £20 million.

Requirements

  • You will be 5+ years PQE and you will have experience working within an established law firm.
  • Must be a team player with strong communication skills and the ability to oversee the junior members of the team.
  • You will be commercially minded with a strong appetite for business development as this thriving team looks to continue to grow.


What's on offer?

  • The opportunity to work at a Top 100 firm / Tier 1 Contentious Private Wealth Department.
  • Market leading salary coupled with an excellent benefits package
  • Hybrid working pattern; a mixture of home working and office-based work


This is an opportunity for a Contentious Probate solicitor of 5+ years of PQE to work within one of the largest Private Wealth Disputes departments outside of London and with a team that is top-ranked in Chambers UK.

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