Contentious Probate Solicitor (FTC)

Job Title: Contentious Probate Solicitor (FTC)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester
Salary: £60,000 - £80,000
REF: 2727
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

Are you a Contentious Probate Solicitor looking for:  

  • The opportunity to handle top quality work at a leading legal 500 firm  

  • The option for high amounts of remote working and flexible working allowing for greater work-life balance  

  • The chance to work in a supportive working environment handling a manageable caseload  

A highly respected national law firm is looking to take on an experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor with 6+ years’ PQE to join them in Manchester on a 6-12 month fixed term contract.  

In this role, you will handle your own caseload of contentious probate work for the firm’s varied clients. 

You will be able to work from home for the majority of the time making this is an exceptional opportunity for someone who would like to handle top-quality work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance.  

Contentious Probate Solicitor (6–12 month FTC) - Manchester   

The company & role    

  • A forward-thinking firm with an excellent reputation, recognised by Chambers and the Legal 500   

  • As a result of the firm’s investment in digital marketing and cross-referrals from other departments, you will enjoy a steady stream of good-quality work  

  • You will benefit from a supportive working environment, will be able to work flexibly and will have plenty of opportunities to further develop your expertise  

  • Commutable from Manchester, High Peak and Cheshire  

Added extras and benefits    

  • Flexible and home working  

  • Generous Annual Leave  

  • Manageable caseload  

  • A meritocratic environment which offers everyone the opportunity to progress based on their own capabilities and strengths.  

  • A vibrant working environment   

The ideal candidate   

  • A Contentious Probate Solicitor with 6+ years PQE 

  • Will have a range of experience and be able to hit the ground running  

  • Will be well-organised and capable of working independently  

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 Reid at Realm Recruit. 

Kelly is a Principal Consultant and Private Client Team Lead at Realm. Working 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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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.   

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