Contentious Probate Solicitor

Reading – £50,000 - £65,000

Contentious Probate Solicitor
A legal 500 ranked firm require a Solicitor with 5+PQE to join their Dispute Resolution department with a focus on Contentious Probate.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing a designated caseload alongside senior solicitors and the Department Manager
  • Handling clients’ cases efficiently and cost-effectively
  • Upholding the firm’s professional standards and adhering to its quality protocols
  • Keeping clients fully apprised of the firm’s service offerings
  • Supervising junior staff, including trainees, periodically
  • Contributing to business development and networking initiatives
The Ideal Candidate Will:
  • Hold a minimum 2.1 degree
  • Possess a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Preferably hold an ACTAPS qualification
  • Demonstrate business development and networking proficiency
On offer:
- Hybrid working
- Competitive salary + bonus
- Clear progression path

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Emily Flewitt

Head of London and Home Counties
0203 846 3071

Emily joined Douglas Scott in March 2017, initially as part of the Master Vendor team of consultants focusing on the recruitment for one specialised client account. Emily went on to join the National Support desk where she concentrated on business support roles within law firms. Currently Emily works on the London and South East region desk covering private practice and working with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national practices including well-established departments as well as emerging firms. Emily graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in 2016 and studied Criminology and Criminal Justice. Previous to this, she completed her A-levels in Business studies, ICT and Sociology. 

"Emily is extremely professional, helpful and really approachable. I found her a delight to communicate with. If it wasn’t for her I wouldn’t have put myself forward for a particular role. She deserves a big thank you for helping me."

Client Development Executive | London

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Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Litigation, Contentious Wills and Probate
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, Private Practice
  • Salary: £50,000 - £65,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Reading
  • Reference: J77341-1

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