Contentious Probate Solicitor (1-3 PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Solicitor (1-3 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
REF: 1529
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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IDR Law, a growing niche Contentious Probate law firm, are looking for a Solicitor with 1-3 years PQE to join them. 

Working as part of a Legal-500 recognised specialist team, you’ll 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 Harrogate, IDR offer 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 at their office in Harrogate.  

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 – Harrogate / 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  

  • IDR Law was founded by ACTAPS committee member, Martin Holdsworth who has also been a leading individual in Chambers and Partners for a number of years  

  • The firm were also finalists at the Yorkshire Legal Awards  

  • Commutable from Harrogate, Leeds, Bradford, Skipton and York  

Added extras and benefits   

  • Top-of-the-market salary  

  • Unrivalled flexibility as a result of IDR's FamilyFlex scheme 

  • Home working  

  • Progression opportunities  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 1-3 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 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 and contentious probate solicitors with the right firms and roles for them.  

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