Contentious Probate Partner
JMC Legal Recruitment
Manchester, Greater Manchester, GB
3d ago
source : The Legists

The Partnership is very well run and this opportunity provides entrepreneurial and driven individuals the chance to come on board and help to continue to pave the way to excellence.

  • The FirmThis Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional firm have a rich heritage dating back several decades. Despite them being well established for a number of years, they are innovative, forward-thinking, and dynamic and continue to evolve;
  • it is this approach that ensures they continue to stay ahead of the game. They still have the same values and ethos of which the founding Partners built the firm on, which continues to serve them well.

    You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several of them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with.

    This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders.

    The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

    The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a great social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events that all staff like to get involved in.

    The RoleThe firm are looking for a Contentious Probate Partner to join their flourishing Manchester office.You will work closely with the other Partners within the department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards.

  • You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.You will take on a diverse caseload of Contentious Probate and Trusts matters to include;
  • Contesting the Validity of Wills, Inheritance Act Disputes, Trustee Disputes and Estate Disputes.You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

    This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.Requirements

  • You will be a Contentious Probate Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • If you are from a more general litigation background, you will have a caseload that is at least 50% contentious probate
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • ACTAPS qualified would be very beneficial
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essentialRemuneration
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structureThis is an excellent opportunity for a Contentious Probate Partner, to join this dynamic, growing and forward-thinking practice based in Manchester.
  • Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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