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Contentious Private Client Solicitor - Carlisle

Contentious Private Client Solicitor - Carlisle

Salary : dependent on qualifications and experience

The company

The company is a large law firm with nationally recognised legal expertise that is experiencing ongoing growth in its business.

Their strength is by offering approachable and accessible lawyers who are genuinely committed to looking after the interests of their clients.
They offer a full range of services across the legal spectrum but are currently expanding their successful Dispute Resolution team.

The Role

The successful Contentious Private Client solicitor will join our clients' growing dispute resolution team.
Our client has offices throughout Carlisle, the North West and into Newcastle and this is an exciting opportunity for existing residents in the area as well as candidates who may be looking to relocate.
The role will focus on both our client's existing private client litigation work and establishing new business.
The case load will principally involve Contentious Probate, Trusts and Inheritance disputes and will include Inheritance Act claims, will challenges, Administration Disputes, Removal of Executors, Trust Disputes and proprietary estoppel, with some private land and property disputes such as beneficial interests claims.
You will ideally have 6 years PQE with experience of managing your own case load, business development and the ability to supervise junior members of the team.

You will ideally hold an ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) accreditation.
You will need a sound knowledge of probate and estate litigation and of the Civil Procedure Rules alongside excellent client care skills.

You will need to be comfortable working with autonomy, but more importantly as a member of a team.
The role has excellent prospects for career development.

Salary is dependent upon experience.
If you would like to join our team and be part of a forward thinking firm with a great working environment p

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