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3 weeks ago

Contentious Probate Solicitor

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Private client

Salary: £34,000 - £40,000

Experience: 2 - 4 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A friendly firm based in The North West is seeking a contentious probate solicitor to join their talented team of solicitors. The role is available in either Manchester or Lancaster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle a full range of contentious estates matters independently, including capacity disputes, will validity disputes, constructive trusts, administration disputes, and 1975 Act cases.
  • Build and manage a caseload of contentious probate cases, including will validity disputes, 1975 Act claims, and estate administration disputes.
  • Work within a supportive team environment, seeking guidance and support from colleagues and the head of the department when needed.


  • Minimum of 3 years PQE in contentious probate matters, demonstrating a strong understanding of the relevant legal principles and procedures.
  • Capable of working autonomously on complex contentious probate cases while also collaborating effectively within a team environment.
  • Proven ability to build and manage a caseload of contentious probate matters, ensuring timely and effective resolution for clients.


  • Competitive Salary: The firm offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Benefits Package

If you are an experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor looking for a welcoming and supportive environment to grow your career, this could be the opportunity for you. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented team of solicitors and make a meaningful impact on clients' lives. Apply now to be considered for this role.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offer a competitive salary, bonus scheme and a range of benefits.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years PQE and be able to manage a caseload of a variety of contentious probate matters.

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