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Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitor (0-5 years PQE)

  • Specialisation: N/A
  • Location: Newcastle Office

We are currently recruiting for a Contentious Trusts and Probate (“CTAP”) Solicitor to work within our Newcastle based Dispute Resolution Team.

This person will report to our Dispute Resolution Partners and will:

  • Have their own good quality CTAP workload
  • Assist the team’s partners with CTAP matters
  • Have direct contact with the firm’s clients and contacts
  • Be involved in business development activities within the Dispute Resolution Team and across the wider firm
  • Work closely with the firm’s Private Client team

They will be able to get involved in a variety of matters including:

  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Proprietary estoppel claims
  • Will validity challenges
  • Court of Protection matters
  • Trust disputes

The following skills and experience are relevant:

  • Experience in dealing with CTAP matters including litigation and mediation
  • Working independently and as part of a team
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to manage a large caseload
  • Provision of first class client care
  • Previous experience in non-contentious Wills and Probate practice would be a benefit

If you would like to apply for this role, please download and complete the standard application form linked below and send to Fran.Rutherford@hay-kilner.co.uk.