Contentious Probate Solicitor

England, Bristol
£50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
21 May 2024
31 May 2024
JN -052024-376774
Joseph Brady
Job Title
Practice Area
Private Client
Contract Type
Full Time

Contentious Private Client Solicitor

Bristol, Bath, Swindon or Gloucester

£50,000 - £60,000 per year

Our client, a leading UK Top 100 law firm with offices in multiple locations, is seeking a skilled Contentious Private Client Solicitor to join their Legal 500 recognised Contentious Probate team. This is an excellent opportunity to become part of an inclusive and friendly team working on a diverse range of disputes.


  • Handling Contentious Probate matters, including claims about the validity of wills, financial provision claims from disappointed beneficiaries, executor and beneficiary disputes, trust disputes, disputes arising from Powers of Attorney, and professional negligence claims related to will drafting or estate administration.
  • Managing a varied caseload, working autonomously and collaboratively with other fee earners across different offices to achieve the best outcomes for clients.
  • Assisting with the growth of the practise area through business development opportunities.
  • Delivering exceptional client service, maintaining client relationships, and contributing to the firm's reputation as a trusted legal partner.
  • Working flexibly between home and the office, with hot desking available when in the office.

To be successful in this role, you should have demonstrable experience in handling Contentious Probate matters and be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Additionally, excellent organisation, time management, and client service skills are essential.

Our client offers a range of benefits tailored to suit your needs, including but not limited to:

  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Group income protection
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Family leave benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • And more!

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled Contentious Private Client Solicitor to join a supportive and inclusive law firm that values work-life balance and provides ample opportunities for professional growth.

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience 

LHH is an employment consultancy that believes in talent, not labels. It is important to us that we run inclusive recruitment processes to support candidates of all abilities and encourage applicants of all backgrounds and perspectives to apply. LHH is committed to building an inclusive, supportive environment to enable candidates to explore the next steps in their careers. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage, please let us know and we will be happy to support you.

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