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Contentious Probate Solicitor

We are currently working with a Reading based client, who are both Chambers and Legal 500 recognised, and are looking to hire an NQ or Junior Contentious Probate Solicitor. This would be the perfect opportunity for an ambitious and passionate individual to progress their career by joining their highly regarded Will Disputes and Contentious Probate team.

About The Role

The successful Contentious Probate Solicitor will be engaged in the following duties:

  • Working with colleagues on large cases with the support and supervision of the Head of the Contentious Probate team.
  • Handling a caseload of a full range of contentious probate matters including: Inheritance Act claim cases, testamentary capacity claims, executor/administrator disputes (including removal of executor applications), estate administration disputes, Court of Protection disputes as well as the various types of trust disputes.
  • Collaborating on work with colleagues within both the contentious and non-contentious teams.
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with clients.

About You

The ideal Contentious Probate Solicitor will have the following skills and experience:

  • Ideally, have some experience of contentious probate work during your training contract or early career. (However, applications from all general litigation solicitor backgrounds are welcome).
  • A genuine interest in specialising within this area of law.
  • Strong verbal and written communication when engaging with both colleagues and clients.
  • A keen eye for detail while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • A willingness to engage in personal and professional development.

In exchange, the firm are willing to offer a competitive salary as well as the opportunity for hybrid working.

If you believe that you have the necessary qualifications for this fantastic Contentious Probate Solicitor opportunity, please do not hesitate to apply within. For more information, please contact Faith Kelly at Sellick Partnership.

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