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Contentious Probate Solicitor/Fee Earner – 3PQE +

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Are you a Contentious Probate Solicitor looking for: 

  • The chance to handle top quality work within a tight knit team
  • The opportunity to benefit from lots of training opportunities
  • To work in a firm that cares deeply about the wellbeing of their staff and an excellent benefits package

A highly regarded multi service firm is looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3+ years’ PQE to join their well-respected team in Sheffield.

In this role, you will run a caseload consisting primarily of wills, trusts and probate issues. You will be working directly with the Head Partner and will be supported by the legal secretaries in the team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Contentious Probate Solicitor who’d like to join a highly regarded firm where they can develop their career.

Contentious Probate Solicitor – Sheffield 
The company & role 

  • A highly regarded multi service firm with over 40 years’ experience going through an exciting period of growth
  • The firm are well-known for their friendly and supportive culture as well as their flexible and empowering working environment
  • They are committed to looking after the health and wellbeing of their staff
  • Commutable from Sheffield, Leeds, Bradford, Derby

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • 3 discretionary days Christmas to New Year
  • 8 bank holidays
  • Flexi time scheme, with the ability to take up to 4 flex days each year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Group Life Assurance (death in service) – after 2 years
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Social fund
  • Recruitment Bonus Payments
  • Voluntary benefits e.g. Westfield Health scheme, cycle to work scheme, staff savings scheme

The ideal candidate 

  • An experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor with 3+ years’ PQE
  • STEP membership is desirable
  • Will be a highly motivated, hardworking individual

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’.

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly Reid at Realm Recruit.

Kelly is an Associate Director 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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Key details


£35,000 - £55,000


  • South Yorkshire

Role type

  • Office working

Contract type

  • Permanent

Practice area

Private Client

Job ref


Kelly Reid

Consultant for this role

Specialist for private client, Court of Protection and contentious probate in the North West.

Bill Szajna-Hopgood

Consultant for this role

Specialist for private client, Court of Protection and contentious probate lawyers in Yorkshire.

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