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Contentious Probate Senior Associate / Partner

QED Legal
£70000 - £100000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

Job Details

We have an incredibly exciting opportunity for a Contentious Probate Senior Associate / Partner to lead and expand a growing department of a highly respected, legal 500-tiered firm. The candidate will have the opportunity to mould the Contentious Probate team and set out its direction whilst being supported by the wider litigation department.

Our client is band 1 ranked in Chambers' High Net Worth Guide, with the wider litigation team also being ranked in the legal 500, and as such deals with high-profile cases reported in law reports and the national press.

The successful candidate can expect to take on an existing workload whilst also generating their own work. They will also have experience running high-value cases, mentoring and training colleagues, developing and maintaining client relationships, and managing a varied caseload.

Hybrid working available
8+ years PQE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 depending on experience

If you would like to discuss the role further, please contact


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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