Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor

Essex, England / England, Billericay, Essex / Chelmsford, England, Essex
£55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
12 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Jason Connolly
Sector/Practice Area
Dispute Resolution
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

This Legal 500 practice has experienced significant organic growth in recent years; they now have several offices throughout the Essex and in London. The firm has experienced 40% growth since 2012; this has provided a platform for the firm to build on its commercial focus, they have several specialist areas providing expertise to add real value to their client's matters. They have a much more relaxed culture unlike other firms of similar size; fee earners enjoy more in the way of work-life balance, you will that staff are very heavily invested in. There is a clear career road-map to be able to clearly see how to progress.

The firm are ranked top tier in a number of practice areas. They place people at the centre of their business and outlook giving staff a platform to build and develop in their career, they have won a number of awards in recent years.

You will find a supportive, professional and dynamic working environment. They have a strong leadership team, you will find Partners are accessible and juniors are sat next to Partners to ensure you receive good training and a high level of exposure.

The role

The firm are seeking a Contentious Trusts and Probates Solicitor to join the firms Chelmsford, Essex office.

The Private Client department is ranked in the Legal 500 and has attracted Solicitors from top tier Private Client law firms. The client base includes lots of ultra HNW individuals, many of which have complex asset structures domestically and offshore.

Contentious Probate is a growing area for the firm, with plans to grow further over the next 24 months. You will be at the forefront of this exciting department, working alongside a Partner, dealing with a high-quality caseload of; Lack of capacity cases, Fraud and undue influence cases, Subsequent revocation, and Inheritance.

This role comes with good prospects and career development.


  • You will be a Contentious Trusts and Probates Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will have good commercial awareness and strong drafting skills
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is competitive and dependent on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor to join a prestigious long-established firm based in the Chelmsford, Essex office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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