Contentious Probate Fee Earner

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Tyne and Wear
£25000 - £45000 per annum
17 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Fiona Hill
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client
Full time

Are you a Fee Earner or Chartered Legal Executive specialising in either Private Client matters or Dispute Resolution matters with a desire to move into Private Client matters in particular Contentious Probate work? If so, this opportunity in central Newcastle with an extremely well regarded firm should not be missed. As a result of growth and an increase in contentious probate matters, our well established client has created an exciting new opportunity for a Fee Earner to pick up a full caseload, as well as develop work in the department.

Our client is based in central Newcastle but has a fantastic reputation on a national scale. As huge players on the national legal market, they attract high quality work and have access to an unrivalled client base. This is a fantastic working environment in which to really establish yourself as a Contentious Probate Fee Earner.

The Role:

-This role is an exciting new venture for our client and comes from an influx of high quality Contentious Probate work.

-Acting as a key team member, you will work between the Dispute Resolution and Private Client Departments. You will be fully supported in this role both by the Head of Private Client and the Head of Dispute Resolution.

-You will pick up your own caseload of Contentious Probate work and run these files from start to completion.

-There is also the opportunity for you to take part in Business Development and actively grow and develop the work.

The Candidate:

-For this role, it is essential that you have considerable experience either in Probate matters or alternatively managing dispute resolution matters with a passion to develop your career within contentious probate.

-It wold be desirable if you were STEP qualified or held membership of the ACTAPs but this is by no means essential and candidates without this will be happily considered.

-Excellent client care skills are essential for this role.

-Those with a keen aptitude for Business Development would be best suited for this role.


-Competitive salary.

-Excellent benefits including, increased holidays with service and attractive health-care benefits.

-High quality work and the opportunity to make this role your own.

How to Apply:

If you would like to apply for this role then please contact Fiona Hill or another member of the Chartered Legal Executive and Paralegal team at Sacco Mann. Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you know someone who could be interested, then please contact them or us as we offer a reward for successful placements.