NQ Contentious Probate Solicitor

Job Title: NQ Contentious Probate Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
REF: 727
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email: kelly.reid@realmrecruit.com

A dynamic, Legal-500 listed commercial practice is looking for a NQ contentious probate solicitor to join their growing team. The firm is well known across the North West for providing its lawyers with top-quality work, a fantastic corporate culture and a healthy work-life balance.  

In this role, you will handle your own varied caseload of contentious trusts and probate matters and support senior members of the department. In return, you will enjoy an award-winning, down-to-earth working environment, an excellent benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities.  

NQ Contentious Probate Solicitor - South Manchester 

The company & role 

  • One of the largest and most well-respected independent legal practices in the North West 

  • An experienced and approachable contentious trusts and probate team ranked in Tier 1 in the latest edition of the Legal 500  

  • Duties will include: drafting Larke-v-Nugus letters and interrogating and interpreting responses, acting for claimants and defendants on IPFDA claims and validity challenges, applying for medical records and assisting with matters arising from the firm’s Private team, such as Estates that become contested.  

  • Based in a popular South Manchester market town with convenient public transport links nearby. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Warrington, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Stockport, Macclesfield, Tameside, High Peak 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • A great work-life balance 

  • Competitive salary 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Death in service 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement and employer pension contribution 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Recently refurbished, open-plan office (complete with pool table, table tennis and yoga space!) 

The ideal candidate 

  • A NQ contentious probate solicitor or a trainee solicitor looking to qualify into contentious probate 

  • Someone with excellent client care and matter management skills 

  • An ambitious individual with good academic background and training who is looking to develop their career 

How to apply for this NQ 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.reid@realmrecruit.com 

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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