Contentious Probate Senior Associate (6-10 PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Senior Associate (6-10 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Central London
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
REF: 1809
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A growing niche Contentious Probate law firm, are looking for a Solicitor with 6+ years PQE to join their team as a Senior Associate. 

Working as part of a Legal-500 recognised specialist team, you’ll become head of a new office and run a varied and interesting caseload of wills, trusts and estates disputes on behalf of local and national clients, including those with global assets.    

While this role is based in London, the firm offers full remote working so you will be able to work from home if you like, or have a mix of working from home and working in the office.   

All of their lawyers enjoy an unbeatable work-life balance with their FamilyFlex scheme which allows them to decide how many hours they want to work each week, so they can fit their jobs around their family and personal commitments.     

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work for a forward-thinking specialist firm that will allow you to progress your career but not at the expense of your wellbeing or work-life balance.    


Contentious Probate Solicitor – London/ Remote 

The company & role     

  • A contentious probate boutique practice that works on behalf of clients from across the UK    

  • You will join a well-regarded department and work alongside ACTAPS qualified lawyers to handle a wide range of matters including equitable remedy claims, probate negligence issues, and beneficiary and executor disputes    

  • You won't need a following of work but you will be happy to get involved with business development and networking.   

  • You will be supported by a junior solicitor and a Paralegal.    

  • The firm was founded by an ACTAPS committee member, who has also been recognised as a leading individual by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners for a number of years     

  • Commutable from London, Milton Keynes, Luton, Cambridge, Essex and Oxford 

Added extras and benefits     

  • Top-of-the-market salary (please note, the salary above is only a guide; salary will be dependent on what you can bring to the table)

  • Unrivalled flexibility as a result of the FamilyFlex scheme   

  • Home working    

  • Progression opportunities    

The ideal candidate    

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 6-10 years PQE    

  • Will have excellent client care skills    

  • Will be well-organised with very good attention to detail   

  • Will be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills   


How to apply for this Contentious Probate Solicitor role    

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email     

Kelly is a Principal Consultant at Realm and works exclusively within private client, contentious probate and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes across the North West and Yorkshire, from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.    

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