Solicitor or Legal Executive - Contentious Probate
Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by Anonymous
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
A 2-4 year PQE Solicitor or Legal Executive is currently required to join a busy Contentious Probate Team for a top law firm based in Taunton. Candidates with relevant experience outside of the preferred PQE are encouraged to apply.
Working with minimal supervision, you will be assisting the Team Leader with contentious Will and Probate claims. Ideally, you will have experience in Contentious Probate or at the very least a litigation background with some exposure to Contentious Probate work. An understanding of Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration would be advantageous.
Responsibilities will include:
* Dealing with claims under the Inheritance Act
* Claims challenging the validity of a Will
* Handling Executor and Trustee disputes
Applicants will need to demonstrate a real passion for this area of work and strong commerciality. Good client relationship and people skills will be essential.
You will be encouraged to undertake some networking as part of your career development. The ideal candidate will be confident and enthusiastic, self-motivated and a great team player.
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