Contested Probate Solicitor

Chadwick Nott
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job title: Contested Probate Solicitor

Location: Guildford

Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 - Depending on Experience

PQE Level: 2-4 PQE

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: Full-time

This role will see you joining a market-leading private client practice in Guildford, within their specialist contentious probate team. Recognised in the legal guides including the Legal 500 and Chambers for both their quality of work and enviable clients, you can expect great quality matters within a genuinely supportive and ambitious working environment.

As a valued member of the team, you will be responsible for:

  • Tackling a range of work such as contested probate, will disputes, inheritance claims, trusts disputes, claims regarding estates and trustees and more.
  • Collaborating with team members on highly complex and rewarding cases.
  • Building lasting and strong relationships with the firms existing clients, alongside seeking opportunities to grow the team's reputation and caseload.
  • Using natural empathy and clear legal guidance to assist clients through difficult decisions and events.

This is an excellent position for solicitors with experience in this area of law, who are perhaps seeking something different and a team that offers a rare split between excellent caseloads and a healthy work life balance. You can also expect close mentoring and great opportunities for career progression. The role would also suit private client solicitors who perhaps did some training or have experience of disputes work and would like to make the change into this niche area of law.

For more information on this role or other opportunities within Guildford or Surrey in general please do get in touch with Liam Andrews at Chadwick Nott:

Tel: 0117 917 1864

Mob: 07921 895 776


*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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