Contentious Probate Solicitor (1-5 PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Solicitor (1-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £45,000-£55,000
REF: 2278
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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This is an exciting opportunity for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join a tier 1 Legal 500 team in Leeds. 

In this role, you’ll handle a varied caseload involving all aspects of probate and trust litigation as well as Court of Protection-related mental capacity disputes. 

As a result of the firm’s agile working policy, you’ll be able to work from home for part of the week and will enjoy a fantastic range of benefits. 

Contentious Probate Solicitor – Leeds 

The company & role   

  • A forward-thinking full-service law firm with an excellent culture 

  • You will join a leading contentious probate team recognised by both Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 and have the chance to handle interesting work, including complex multi-jurisdictional disputes 

  • The firm have been named in The Sunday Times Top 100 Best Small Companies to Work for as a result of their people-focused culture 

  • They invest a great deal in the development of their lawyers and offer a variety of learning and training opportunities 

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

Added extras and benefits   

  • Generous holiday allowance plus buy/sell scheme and your birthday off 

  • Cycle to work scheme 

  • Profit share scheme 

  • Hybrid working 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 1-5 years PQE  

  • Will be ACTAPs qualified or interested in undertaking the ACTAPS course 

  • 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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