Private Client Solicitor - Contentious Probate

  • Advising clients on contentious probate matters, including disputes over will validity, inheritance claims, and estate administration issues.
  • Managing a caseload of contentious probate cases from inception to resolution.
  • Conducting legal research and analysis to assess the merits of clients' claims and defenses.
  • Drafting legal documents, including letters of claim, pleadings, witness statements, and settlement agreements.
  • Representing clients in mediation, negotiation, and alternative dispute resolution processes.
  • Handling court proceedings in the County Court or High Court, including preparing for hearings and trials.
  • Providing strategic legal advice to clients to achieve favourable outcomes and protect their interests.
  • Collaborating with other legal professionals, such as barristers and experts, to strengthen case strategies.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, beneficiaries, executors, and other parties involved in probate disputes.
  • Keeping abreast of changes in probate law and court procedures to ensure the delivery of accurate and effective legal services.



  • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in private client law, with a focus on contentious probate.
  • Strong knowledge of probate law, inheritance disputes, and relevant legislation.
  • Proven track record of handling complex and high-value contentious probate cases.
  • Excellent litigation and negotiation skills, with the ability to advocate persuasively on behalf of clients.
  • Exceptional client management and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating initiative and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to delivering exceptional legal services and achieving successful outcomes for clients.


  • Competitive, based on skills, qualifications, and interview performance.



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