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Job Reference: AS1394

Contentious Probate Lawyer

  • Location: Colchester
  • Position: Contentious Probate Lawyer
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Amy Lee

Job Description

Contentious Probate Solicitor - 3-8 PQE - Colchester
Competitive Salary + Benefits

Our client have an opportunity for a Contested Probate Solicitor or Legal Executive with 3-8 years PQE (or equivalent) to join their specialist Court of Protection and Inheritance Disputes Team in their Colchester office.

You will join a highly regarded team who provides specialist advice and In recent years has dealt with high profile cases. The team also deals with non-contested applications to the Court of Protection.

You will have proven experience in the field of contested trust and probate work and preferably hold full ACTAPS membership. Candidates with general litigation or private client experience would be welcome to apply for this position but you will have a genuine desire to specialise in contested trust and probate work.

You will advise on all aspects of disputes concerning the validity of Wills, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975, Trust disputes, claims against executors and attorneys and contentious cases in the Court of Protection. The team’s work often also involves advising on the beneficial interest in property.  

You should have excellent communication and client care skills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications.

This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside an experienced Partner, where you will have the chance to play a key role in helping build the team and develop your own career path. The role will also involve marketing and business development and the successful candidate must be flexible enough to work outside normal office hours when required.

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor

For further information a confidential discussion please contact amy.lee@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803813

Team Contact: Amy Lee

Prior to joining Errington Legal, Amy studied Criminology at the University of Lincoln, she has a passion for law and has coupled this with some strong administrative experience. Amy specialises in hiring qualified solicitors (sub partner) for leading regional firms in East Anglia. In her spare time Amy enjoys going to the gym, playing in a competitive netball league and intends to get her…


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