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Litigation Solicitor With Contentious Probate experience

  • Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Georgina

  • Contact email:

    georgina.lowndes@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    COV/16848_1592991619

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    5/08/2020

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

LITIGATION SOLICITOR WITH CONTENTIOUS PROBATE EXPERIENCE

I am recruiting for a Litigation Solicitor who has experience within Contentious Probate to join an established Firm based in Bedford. They are offering a basic salary of £35000-£45000 depending on experience the opportunity of quarterly pay rises (which could push salaries up by £4k each year) and an end of year bonus of 20%

This is an ideal role for somebody who is looking for a new role and has previous Litigation / Contentious Probate experience.

The role
Reporting to the Panel Deputyship/Supervising Partner, the successful candidate should be experienced in Litigation with a focus on Debt Recovery, Challenging Wills, Dispute Resolution- Executor & PR/Trust/Court of Protection, Estate Administration, Inheritance Act Claims, Bankruptcy & Insolvency and Professional Negligence, as well as Court of Protection work including Deputyship Applications, On-going Finance Administration, and Ancillary Applications such as Trustee Orders, Interim Orders, and Statutory Will Applications.

The Company
A leading law firm staffed by lawyers working at fixed fees and devoted to providing a professional and affordable legal service on a comprehensive range of legal services. An innovative firm, evolving with the ever-changing law and adapting to business and commercial pressures, as well as sensitively dealing with private matters. Committed to providing appropriate solutions and excellent customer service.

Daily Job Duties and Personal Specifications
oA minimum of 2 years PQE in the relevant area of law
oGood client care skills, provide professional and competent legal advice in accordance with SRA Code of conduct
o Strong IT skills
o Effective business development skills with proven marketing strategies
oCapability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
o Up-to-date knowledge and skills in compliance with Continuing Professional Development and internal training expectations
oProven experience of handling own caseload
oAbility to adhere to and manage deadlines
o Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability Person Specifics

Package
o£35000 - £45000 basic salary (depending on experience)
oThe Firm offers generous financial incentives with the opportunity of quarterly pay rises (which could push salaries up by £4k each year) and an end of year bonus of 20%
oThe Firm offers a three year (fast-track) career progression plan, where it is possible for the candidate to achieve equity partnership within three years.
oPlus much more.

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE? THEN I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

Please send your cv

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