Contentious Probate Senior Associate

Job Title: Contentious Probate Senior Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
REF: 743
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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market-leading national law firm is looking for a contentious probate senior associate solicitor to join their Birmingham office. As part of the firm’s Legal-500 recognised contentious probate department, you will have full support from the team nationally and benefit from fantastic internal referral opportunities. 

The firm has an excellent flexible working policy and are open to the right candidate working part-time and/or from home for part of the week. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced private client solicitor to grow a team and really build their name in the market. 

Contentious Probate Senior Associate Solicitor - Birmingham 

The company & role  

  • A national firm with a longstanding commitment to personal legal services and a market leader in a number of private client-facing practice areas 

  • A Legal 500 recognised national contentious probate team with a supportive, friendly culture 

  • You will play a leading role in the development and expansion of the regional private client team 

  • Commutable from: Solihull, Black Country, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Birmingham, Tamworth, Lichfield  

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market salary 

  • Excellent benefits including annual bonus scheme, pension scheme, travel season ticket loan, critical illness and death in service cover, health cash plan, discounted gym membership and volunteering days, to name just a few! 

  • Flexible working 

  • Up to 30 days holiday as standard, and you can ‘buy’ up to 35hrs of extra holiday too 

  • Car parking subject to availability 

  • Full support from the team nationally 

  • Modern, new open plan city centre offices 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 8+ years’ PQE 

  • Will have experience supervising and managing a team 

  • Someone who has contacts in the local market and some following of work 

  • A confident communicator who is comfortable undertaking business development activity/networking 

  • Ideally, you will be ACTAPS qualified but this is not essential 

How to apply for this Contentious Probate Senior Associate 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 here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes 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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