Contentious Private Client Solicitor

03 Aug 2017
02 Sep 2017
Penny Trotman
Sector/Practice Area
Private Client
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice

Contentious Private Client Solicitor, South Wales, 3 years+ PQE - A leading regional practice is looking to add an experienced Contentious Private Client Solicitor to their growing team, to assist on a number of new instructions.

JOB TITLE: Contentious Private Client Solicitor


LOCATION: South Wales (Commutable from: Cardiff, Bristol, Newport, Caerphilly, Bridgend)

SALARY: £Excellent


Due to our client's continued success, they are seeking to recruit a talented Contentious Private Client Solicitor to add expertise and experience to the team. The appointed Contentious Private Client Solicitor will join a team of highly skilled individuals who are noted experts in areas such as Inheritance Act claims, court of protection disputes and contentious probate disputes. The team has established a well-deserved reputation for being leaders within their field and they currently act for a diverse and vast range of clients from individuals to multi-national corporations. The Contentious Private Client Solicitor will take on their own caseload of varied and complex contentious probate matters from the outset, and will run these files through from the initial stages to conclusion.


The ideal Contentious Private Client Solicitor will have proven experience in a range of private client areas, including wills, trust and estate work. Ideally, they will have specialised in contentious matters. Due to the increased workload that the team has recently experienced, it is important that the Solicitor is able to hit the ground running from the outset and is confident in their ability to handle a heavy case load. Our client values teamwork highly and, therefore, the Solicitor should be keen to become a valued member of the team and be happy to support other team members when necessary. Due to the nature of the work involved, the ideal Contentious Private Client Solicitor will be personable and have clear communication skills, as the relationships they will be expected to build with their clients will be seen as highly important. In addition, The Contentious Private Client Solicitor should be keen to become involved in business development and have a proven record of success in assisting with business development initiatives.


Our client is a leading player in the regional market and has experienced a great deal of success in recent years. So much so that they have recently embarked on a new growth strategy, and, therefore, career opportunities are strong. This is unique opportunity to join a top tier ranked practice who are renowned for the high quality of work that they are able to provide their employees. A role at this firm means that the ambitious Contentious Private Client Solicitor will be given the chance to really develop their career in a friendly and supportive team. Also on offer is a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

Contact Details:

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email or contact us via Linkedin

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