Contentious Probate Solicitor Altrincham

Area of Practice: Probate

Location: Cheshire

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £39,000 - £65,000

Posted On: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893821


Contentious Probate Solicitor – 5 PQE+ – Altrincham

Contentious Probate Associate / Senior Associate – Altrincham

Contentious Probate Solicitor – Altrincham – The private client teamof this leading North West law firm is looking to recruit an experienced solicitor to join its contentious probate team. The department specialises in a broad range of contentious work from all types of will disputes to claims on estates and attorney or deputy investigations.


  • Job title: Associate / Senior Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £65,000 (DOE)
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Candidates must have experience of contentious probate work from a respected private client team

The team and nature of the work

This is a growing team in Manchester city centre with two Partners who head up the practice area. The team advises on all manner of probate issues whether concerning disputes over wills including trust disputes and inheritance act disputes. The team already has a firm foothold in the market and receives a steady flow of high-quality work.

The successful candidate will inherit a caseload of work, whilst also assisting more senior fee earners on more complex matters to develop your experience further.

Combination of technical ability and client care

Technical ability is a must. The nature of the work can be complex and involved so a real understanding of probate law and the ability to grapple with trusts and estates are crucial. Of equal importance, however, are your client care skills.

The hiring managers are ultimately looking for someone with a real depth and range of technical ability coupled with a personable approach. They are looking for a real team player who wants to continue their career in a thriving practice area.

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