Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitor – 3-6yrs PQE

Salisbury

We are looking to expand our Contentious Trust and Probate Team to include a Solicitor with approximately 3 - 6 years PQE.

The Team

The team advises charities, individuals and professionals.  We are one of the most highly ranked teams in the UK, with rankings in Chambers, Chambers HNW, Legal500 and the Top 3,000 Charities directory (as one of the top two legal advisers to charities in the UK). 

We advise on the full range of issues that arise in relation to an estate or trust from one-off questions to fully contested litigation involving multi-million pound estates. Our work includes challenges to the validity of a will, Inheritance Act claims, proprietary estoppel claims, claims for the repayment of lifetime gifts and international issues.

Competencies

The successful candidate will:

  • have a strong litigation background;
  • have some contentious trust or probate experience;
  • have undertaken or be willing to undertake the ACTAPS Course;
  • display a positive attitude, be self-sufficient and flexible;
  • be analytical, conscientious and attentive to detail;
  • have good communication skills;
  • be commercially aware;
  • be willing to participate in the firm's business development activities; and
  • enjoy working as part of a team.

Hours of work

9.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday. Core hours of 35 per week

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday
  • 2 x salary life assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Optional benefit

Location

Salisbury

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