Solicitor – Contentious Private Client

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Legal
Region:
Unspecified
Location:
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£45000 - £60000/ annum
Posted:
22/05/2020
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Anonymous
Job Ref:
892015763

Competitive remunerations package on offer for a Contentious Private Client Solicitor in Wiltshire.

This is an exciting time to join an expanding department located in the Melksham area. Utilising your skills and expertise in this field, the successful solicitor will manage a varied caseload covering all aspects of private client litigation. Additionally, the successful solicitor will play a key role in the continued growth and expansion of the department and firm as a whole.

Responsibilities
• Inheritance Act claims
• Court of Protection disputes
• TOLATA cases
• Contentious probate including lack of capacity
• Disputes between trustees and executors
• Wills validation challenges
• Conducting own advocacy at hearings
• Mediations
• Participating in business development and networking initiatives

The Candidate
• A qualified solicitor with a minimum of 3 years' PQE
• Technically proficient in all aspects of contentious private client
• Possesses outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrates solid disputes resolution experience
• Is pro-active, personable and detail orientated
• Has a flair for business development, networking and marketing

The Firm
This Lexcel-accredited firm has a long history in the South West, and with several offices in the area, it enjoys a stellar reputation for providing practical and effective legal advice. The firm has a modern, up-to-date approach and is regularly instructed in very complex disputes. This regional heavyweight has invested in long-term strategic planning and is currently recruiting for additional high-calibre candidates to join the established, well-respected team. The firm prides itself on maintaining strong links with the local community through a comprehensive programme of networking and supporting local charities, and as a result, instructions come from an established client base.

Benefits
• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Generous holiday allowance
• Personal pensions scheme
• Discretionary bonus
• Access to healthcare plan
• Active social committee
• Flexible working arrangements
• Career progression
• Good work/life balance

Solicitor - Contentious Private Client

For further details of this Contentious Private Client Solicitor vacancy, please contact Jade on (phone number removed) quoting reference JJ31398.

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Company Description

Closing Date:
19/06/2020

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