Probate Litigation Senior Associate (6+ PQE)

£50,000+ per year
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Victor Chase Legal Recruitment are searching for a Probate Litigation Senior Associate (6+ years’ PQE) - salary competitive, dependent upon experience plus excellent benefits, based in the vibrant town centre of Altrincham, which was recently voted the North West winner in The Sunday Times 'Best Places to Live Guide 2021'.

Victor Chase Legal Recruitment are working with an award-winning law firm that boasts the very best expert lawyers within the industry. You will be working with a variety of clients across a range of services and sectors within the UK and internationally.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Probate Litigation Senior Associate to join this Contentious Trusts and Probate team.

The role will report directly to the Head of Department Partner and will involve providing the highest quality advice to clients on all types of probate litigation, including IPFDA claims, validity challenges, removal of executors, construction applications and claims for proprietary estoppel.

This award-winning law firm is passionate about finding eager, knowledgeable individuals and supporting them to become leaders in their field. They are known to be strong advocates of a successful work/life balance, finding forward-thinking individuals with enthusiasm for their role.  

Job Responsibilities include:
  • Draft Larke-v-Nugus letters and interrogate and interpret responses.
  • Act for claimants and defendants on IPFDA claims and validity challenges, included drafting proceedings, drafting witness statements, undertaking disclosure and instructing counsel.
  • Assess and review enquiries and advising members of the public. Converting those enquiries into clients.
  • Applying for medical records reviewing and interpreting the same.
  • Give accurate, prompt, realistic and relevant advice in response to clients’ enquiries whilst managing their expectations.
  • Gain an understanding of clients’ requirements and how to achieve their needs.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Involvement in practice development, not only for the Dispute Resolution department but also for the other legal services offered by the firm.

The position would suit someone with a good academic background and training, who is looking to further develop their career. Candidates are required to have excellent client management and matter management skills.

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