Contentious Probate Partner
Ranked reputable practice is actively searching for a senior contentious probate lawyer, to join as Partner. This established, legal directory rated practice, works across many business sectors. This department would benefit from a wealth of cross-referrals, and overlaps with charity clients, as well as the Wealth Preservation team.
The opportunity is for a Senior Contentious Probate lawyer with an established client base to build out their own practice and team.
The ideal qualified hire with have a minimum of ten years post qualification experience and should be looking to develop their career in a dynamic and progressive business.
Culturally it is a non-hierarchical, consultative, and team-based law firm. Its prides itself on serving its clients in a dedicated and responsive manner. Its approachable and inclusive ethos creates an environment in which its team members thrive, and its clients benefit.
Ten years post qualification experience in contentious probate matters, including all types of inheritance disputes; Exposure to applications contesting the validity of wills, applications to remove Executors, claims for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, rectification of Wills and breach of trust claims, and contentious Court of Protection applications; Excellent business development skills and experience implementing a business development strategy; and A varied, portable client base comprising many high-net-worth clients and charities, with experience of winning new clients and forming long-standing client relationships.