Contentious Probate Solicitor (5+ PQE)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Solicitor (5+ PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
REF: 928
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
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A boutique personal legal services law firm are looking for an experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor to join them 

While you settle in, this position will be office-basedwith you able to choose which of the firm’s West Yorkshire offices you would like to work at. However, the firm do offer home-working so you will eventually be able to split your time between home and the office.  

The firm are very flexible in their approach and are open to the right candidate working part-time. This an excellent opportunity for a contentious probate solicitor looking to improve their work-life balance, be part of a leading team and handle good-quality work. 

Contentious Probate Solicitor – West Yorkshire 

The company & role  

  • specialist private client, family and conveyancing law firm with several offices across West Yorkshire

  • As part of the firm’s friendly team, you will handle an existing caseload of good quality contentious probate matters including will disputes, claims under the Inheritance Act, executor disputes, beneficiary disputes and claims by or against an estate 

  • You’ll also take an active part in business development, helping to further grow the department 

  • The firm have an excellent staff retention rate as they have an exceptional, family-like culture and are strong advocates of flexibility to support the work/life balance of their team 

  • Commutable from: Leeds, Wakefield, Bradford, Huddersfield and Dewsbury. 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive pay 

  • Bonus scheme 

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + Christmas closure 

  • Car parking 

  • Pension 

  • An exceptional culture 

  • A healthy work-life balance 

  • Home-working 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 

  • Will be comfortable running your own caseload and happy to undertake business development and networking 

  • Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 

  • May be ACTAPS qualified but this is not essential 

  • Will be a real team player and a good communicator 

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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