Probate Solicitor (4-8 PQE)

Job Title: Probate Solicitor (4-8 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: Up to £40,000
REF: 1151
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A very well-regarded and innovative legal business is looking for a Private Client Solicitor to join their award-winning Probate team. 

In this role, you’ll manage your own caseload of estate administration matters and have the chance to learn from more experienced members of the team.

This role is primarily home-based, with some travel to the firm’s head office in Manchester city centre, allowing you to have a healthy life-work balance. What's more, you’ll enjoy an inclusive and supportive working environment and receive a fantastic package of perks and benefits. 

Probate Solicitor - Manchester 

The company & role  

  • purpose-driven legal business with offices across the country 

  • You'll take responsibility for a diverse caseload of probate cases, working collaboratively with other members of the team and supporting junior colleagues 

  • You'll have access to coaching, training and support, enabling you to strengthen your skills and develop your career 

  • The team were named Best Estate Administration & Probate Services Provider in 2020 

  • The firm have a long tradition of supporting diversity in the workplace; they are a Stonewall partner, a member of WISE and were named in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women list in 2018 

  • Commutable from: Manchester, Cheshire, Stockport, Warrington and High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive salary 

  • Pension with generous employer contributions 

  • Annual incentive scheme  

  • 28 days holiday  

  • Coaching, training and support 

  • Home working 

  • Flexible working 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Solicitor with 4-8 years’ PQE  

  • Will have excellent client care and interpersonal skills 

  • May be STEP qualified 

  • Will be able to navigate concerns around Will validity and interpretation 

  • Will have some previous experience of business and agricultural interests 

  • Will be very well organised and able to autonomously manage your workload 

How to apply for this 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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