Contentious Probate Solicitor (5+ PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Solicitor (5+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Macclesfield
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
REF: 877
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A well-respected multi-service firm are looking for an experienced contentious probate solicitor to join them. Working with both the litigation and private client teams, to begin with, you will be the firm’s only contentious probate specialist and will handle an increasing flow of work. 

The firm are strong believers in their lawyers having a healthy work-life balance and are open to considering taking on someone on a part-time basis. This is a great opportunity for contentious probate solicitor looking to be part of a growing firm with an excellent reputation. 

Contentious Probate Solicitor - Cheshire 

The company & role 

  • traditional multi-service Legal 500 firm  

  • You will be responsible for a varied contentious probate caseload involving disputes between beneficiaries and executors, claims relating the disputes regarding jointly and solely owned property and Inheritance Act claims 

  • You will also have the opportunity to grow the contentious probate department as the firm modernises and broadens its client base 

  • The firm are known for their down-to-earth and trusting culture without an emphasis on billing targets 

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

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top-of-the-market work 

  • Homeworking 

  • Healthy work-life balance 

  • A relaxed yet professional working culture 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 

  • Will have a personable manner and be able to demonstrate a real commitment to and empathy with their clients 

  • A solicitor who is used to managing their own caseload and has an exceptional eye for detail 

  • May be ACTAPS qualified or working towards qualifying 

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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