Associate Solicitor
Irwin Mitchell
2d ago

Our Team

As part of our strategic growth plan we have an exciting opportunity for a 5-8 years’ PQE solicitor to join our Leeds Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team.

Working alongside our 6 other national Will, Trust and Estate Disputes teams, the Leeds team has many years of experience representing executors, beneficiaries and trustees to provide outstanding client care and achieve landmark case judgments.

Your Role

This is a superb opportunity to develop your skills within an established and innovative Will, Trust and Estate Disputes department.

You’ll work alongside leading solicitors and experts on a stimulating mix of high quality privately-funded cases as well as handling cases with alternative funding such as CFAs, LEI, ATE and BTE insurance.

What We're Looking For

  • 5 years PQE with Contentious Trusts and Probate Litigation experience
  • Have a strong appetite for business development, able to build successful relationships with referrers of work, members of the bar and the legal profession
  • Able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.
  • Able to support the senior members of the team with supervision of the junior members.
  • Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition
  • Existing contacts in within the local area would be beneficial
  • Ideally, already being, or working towards becoming, a member of ACTAPS and / or STEP professional bodies
  • What we can offer you

  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services
  • We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you.

    Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish.

    We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture.

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