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 (2+ PQE)

    A well-respected specialist litigation firm is looking for a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join their team in Macclesfield . In this role, you will  be one of the firm’s first contentious specialists and  handle your own caseload of  matters.    You will  join the firm in a really exciting period of development and  have the opportunity to help shape the  contentious probate  team .   What’s more, t he  firm   offer all of their lawyers the option of homeworking, so this is the perfect...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Macclesfield
    Salary:
    £35,000 - £45,000
    Job Ref:
    878
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  • Contentious Probate Senior Associate (6-10 PQE)

    A growing niche Contentious Probate law firm, are looking for a Solicitor with 6+ years PQE to join their team as a Senior Associate.  Working as part of a Legal-500 recognised specialist team, you’ll become head of a new office and 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 London, the firm offers full remote working so you...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Central London
    Salary:
    £60,000 - £80,000
    Job Ref:
    1809
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  • 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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  • Part-time Contentious Probate Associate (4-6 PQE)

    A market-leading national law firm is looking for a Part-time Contentious Probate Solicitor to join them at their office in Leeds as an Associate.   As part of the firm’s Legal-500 recognised contentious probate department, you will run a varied and interesting contentious probate caseload and benefit from fantastic internal referral opportunities. You will also supervise junior members of the team. The firm have an excellent flexible working policy and offer a very competitive package of perks and benefits. The role...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Leeds
    Salary:
    £50,000 - £60,000 (FTE)
    Job Ref:
    1657
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  • Contentious Probate Solicitor (NQ-5 PQE)

    A dynamic, Legal-500 listed commercial practice is looking for a   Contentious Probate S olicitor 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  provide advice on a wide range of  contentious trusts and probate matters .  In  return, you will enjoy an award- winning, down-to-earth working environment, an excellent benefits package and extensive training and...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Manchester
    Salary:
    £38,000 - £48,000
    Job Ref:
    931
    Read More
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