Contentious Probate

At Realm, we work with several leading contentious probate departments across Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire.

Our clients include multi-service local firms, private client and commercial boutiques and national full-service firms.

We recruit for contentious probate jobs at all levels, including NQ solicitor roles, junior and associate solicitor jobs through to partner-level positions. 

At Realm, each of our consultants are ultra niche in their approach. They operate within a specific legal specialism and geographical area to ensure that we provide a high level of service to the contentious probate lawyers we work with. Whether it’s you’re a contentious probate paralegal looking for a job in Liverpool or a contentious probate solicitor looking for a job in Manchester our specialist recruiters are here to help. 

Some of our recent contentious probate placements include: 

  • Contentious Probate Associate Solicitor, market-leading national firm in Manchester 

  • Contentious Probate Solicitor 3 PQE, well-established Legal firm in South Yorkshire 

If you’re a contentious probate solicitor considering taking your next step or a hiring manager looking to expand your contentious probate team, get in touch with principal consultant Kelly Reid. 

Key information

Consultant

Kelly Reid

Meet our Contentious Probate recruiter - Kelly Reid

“I am a Senior Recruitment Consultant with ten years' legal recruitment experience and am well-connected in the North West, Midlands and Yorkshire 

I recruit for legal roles at all levels, specialising in the recruitment of Private Client positions, including Wills & Probate LawyersCourt of Protection Solicitors and Trusts Lawyers.” 

 

What our Contentious Probate Candidates and Clients say

“Kelly recently helped us recruit into our contentious probate department. It is a niche field and a difficult one to recruit into but Kelly made the process simple and did a fantastic job. I would highly recommend.” 

Head of Contentious Probate and Private Client at Thornton Jones 

 

“Kelly was absolutely fantastic! When I approached her, I was at a juncture in my career. I was coming off maternity leave and the role I wanted simply didn't exist. Kelly worked with me and helped me gain a better understanding of what I truly wanted in a role.  

Her most impressive feat, though? That role I didn't think existed... Kelly found it and at a firm which was the perfect fit. And she did all this within a month! I'm so grateful to Kelly and cannot recommend her highly enough. Without her knowledge and insight of the market, I wouldn't have the role I'm in now - and she was a pleasure to deal with the whole way through. Thank you, Kelly!” 

Polly Coram, Solicitor at Irwin Mitchell 

Featured Jobs

  • Contentious Probate Solicitor (4-6 PQE)

    A  market-leading national law firm  is looking for a  C ontentious  P robate  S olicitor to join t hem at their office in Manchester.    As part of  the firm’s Legal-500 recognised contentious probate  department,  you  will  run   a varied and interesting   case load   and  supervise junior members of the team. The firm have an excellent flexible working policy and  offer a very competitive package of perks and benefits.  This is a n excellent  opportunity  for an experienced private client solicitor...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Manchester
    Salary:
    £45,000 - £55,000
    Job Ref:
    1140
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  • Contentious Probate Senior Associate (5+ PQE)

    IDR Law,  the country’s only specialist Contentious Probate law firm, are looking for an experienced Solicitor to join their team as a Senior Associate.  In this role, you’ll have the opportunity to grow the firm’s team in their brand new office in Manchester. At the same time, you'll handle a  varied and interesting caseload of excellent quality wills, trusts and estates disputes on behalf of local and national clients, including those with global assets.  While this role is based in...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Manchester
    Salary:
    £55,000 - £75,000
    Job Ref:
    1530
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  • Contentious Probate Solicitor (1-3 PQE)

    IDR Law, a growing niche Contentious Probate law firm, are looking for a Solicitor with 1-3 years PQE to join them.  Working as part of a Legal-500 recognised specialist team, you’ll run a varied and interesting caseload of wills, trusts and estates disputes on behalf of local and national clients, including those with global assets.   While this role is based in Harrogate, IDR offer full remote working so you will be able to work from home if you like, or...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Harrogate
    Salary:
    £30,000 - £40,000
    Job Ref:
    1529
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  • Contentious Probate Solicitor (4+ PQE)

    A top 150 award-winning national law firm  with  a  fantastic reputation  is looking for a  C ontentious Probate Solicitor to join their commercial team.   You will be based in the firm’s Wigan office, but will initially  work at  home until government restrictions are lifted.  You will eventually be able to  decide whether and how you’d like  split your time between the two .  The firm are also open to considering part-time for this position.   This is a new role and a...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Greater Manchester
    Salary:
    £45,000 - £60,000
    Job Ref:
    1281
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  • Contentious Probate Solicitor

    In this Contentious Probate Solicitor role, you will join  the private client team of   one of Lancashire’s largest and most prominent  full-service  legal practices.  This is an exciting position for an experienced contentious probate solicitor or a private client solicitor who would like to specialise within this area of work.   Based at the firm's Preston head office,  you  will   work  within the firm’s   Legal 500  recognised  private client team and  handle a mixed caseload of good quality contentious probate matters...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Preston
    Salary:
    £30,000 - £40,000
    Job Ref:
    823
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