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Contentious Probate Solicitor - WFH, Bonus, Healthcare

QED Legal
£50000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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£55,000 - £80,000

QED Legal are seeking a Contentious Probate Solicitor to join our top client's growing Dispute Resolution team based in their Chelmsford, Essex office.

Our client has a top tier Wills Trusts and Probate team which you would be working alongside with, you will have excellent business development skills and a strong client following/referral network.

We are looking for senior individuals who put client service at the heart of their practice and are looking to move up in the ranks to develop a team of ambitious legal professionals.

This opportunity is ideally suited for a quality solicitor and who has extensive experience dealing with complex Private Client Litigation matters.

Experience & Skills:
  • Strong track record of Business Development 
  • Experience of people management and mentoring
  • Technically strong, skilled at developing good relationships and strong on attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong team work ethic, self-motivation, ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Must be able to work closely with other team members.
  • Ability to negotiate.

On offer is to join a law firm with an excellent reputation, direct opportunity to climb the ladder. This firm is huge on work-life balance, see some of their benefits:
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Life assurance, health care
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Great holiday entitlement

If you believe you match the requirements to this role, or know someone who does, then get in touch with our Senior Legal Consultant Leah Roberts.

Mobile: 0751 4477 427

Or by applying to this vacancy. 

Synonym titles: contentious probate solicitor, senior contentious probate solicitor, contentious wills and probate associate, senior contentious wills and probate associate, junior contentious wills and probate solicitor, contentious wills and probate solicitor, contentious wills solicitor, etc.


As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your career.

• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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