Contentious Probate Solicitor (2+ PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Solicitor (2+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Macclesfield
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
REF: 878
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A well-respected specialist litigation firm is looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join their team in Macclesfield. In this role, you will be one of the firm’s first contentious specialists and handle your own caseload of matters.  

You will join the firm in a really exciting period of development and have the opportunity to help shape the contentious probate team. What’s more, the firm offer all of their lawyers the option of homeworking, so this is the perfect role if you don’t fancy commuting every day to the office. 

Contentious Probate Solicitor - Macclesfield or Remote Working

The company & role 

  • An innovative and growing civil litigation practice with offices in Cheshire and Manchester 

  • As part of the firm’s recently established contentious probate department you will be responsible for a varied caseload  

  • Fantastic opportunity for an experienced contentious probate solicitor / fee earner to join a rapidly growing firm

  • You will also have the chance to help grow the team and shape the department 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Stockport, Altrincham, Wilmslow, Macclesfield 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive salary
  • Home Working
  • 25 days holiday (in addition to bank)
  • Excellent career progression

The ideal candidate 

  • An ambitious Contentious Probate Solicitor with 2+ years’ PQE
  • Extensive knowledge of Inheritance Act claims
  • Excellent client care
  • Good IT skills / confidence in using a case management system
  • Excellent oral and written communication 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 solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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