Solicitor - Contentious Probate, Exeter, Devon

Solicitor - Contentious Probate, Exeter, DevonSolicitor/CILEX/Fee Earner
  • Reference ID LSW2203
  • Type Permanent
  • Category Solicitor/CILEX/Fee Earner
  • Salary £Competitive salary and attractive benefits
Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years' PQE to join the Dispute Resolution (specifically the Inheritance and Trusts Team) of an award winning and leading regional law firm offering genuine scope for progression, a competitive salary, excellent benefits (including generous holiday allowance and life and private medical insurance) and a very pleasant working environment.  This is a full time and permanent role based in Exeter.

 

Ideally with previous experience in Contested Probate and a good understanding of this area of law, your role as a Solicitor will involve running your own caseload dealing with inheritance claims, disputes between executors and trustees and disputes over the validity of a Will and assisting colleagues on larger cases.

 

Operating with integrity and demonstrating empathy and understanding whilst dealing with elderly or bereaved individuals, you will have excellent communication skills as well as being a team player, highly organised and with excellent decision making, diplomacy and negotiation skills.  You will also have a familiarity with the use of alternative forms of dispute resolution, i.e. mediation appointments and a commitment to providing the very best client care.

 

Membership of The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists would be fantastic but isn't essential, although it is anticipated that you would be able to apply for membership within 12 months of joining the team.

 

If you feel that you can fulfil the criteria of this role then we would love to hear from you so please do get in touch in complete confidence or send us your CV below and we will get back to you.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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