• Location: Taunton
  • Reference Number: LSW5254

Our Client is a leading law firm in the Southwest, their reputation has been instrumental in attracting high-calibre employees as the range and quality of work undertaken by this firm offers genuine opportunity for career progression.

On behalf of our client we are looking to recruit a Contentious Probate Solicitor, on a Full-Time, Permanent basis in Taunton, Somerset

Our client is seeking a 2 – 4 year PQE Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their busy Contentious Probate Team based in Taunton. (PQE is just a guide)

The Role:

Working with minimal supervision, you will be assisting the Team Leader with contentious Will and Probate claims. Ideally, you will have experience in Contentious Probate or at the very least a litigation background with some exposure to Contentious Probate work. An understanding of Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration would be helpful although not essential.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with claims under the Inheritance Act
  • Claims challenging the validity of a Will
  • Handling Executor and Trustees disputes

Ideal candidate:

You will need to demonstrate a real passion for this area of work and strong commerciality. Good client relationship and people skills will be essential.

You will be encouraged to undertake some networking as part of your career development. The ideal candidate will be confident and enthusiastic, self-motivated and essentially a team player.

Benefits include:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension Provision
  • Life Assurance
  • Heavily discounted benefits, including private health cover
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Continuous Learning & Development
  • Career Development Programme

Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send us your CV via the form below.

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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