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Job Title: Contentious Probate Lawyer   Ref no: BH2269
Location: Newcastle      
Salary: Negotiable      
Due to expansion, large commercial law firm in Newcastle seeks an experienced Contentious Probate Solicitor or experienced Legal Executive to undertake contentious probate work.

Reporting to the Head of the Dispute Resolution team, but supporting the private client team, you will handle litigation matters with a focus on all aspects of claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

This is an exciting opportunity to grow a practice area and offers significant potential for career progression and a competitive remuneration package for the right candidate.

You will need:

- A minimum of 4 years PQE as a Probate
Solicitor/Legal Executive with good
experience of contentious probate matters,

- Ability to handle all aspects of claims
brought under the Inheritance (Provision for
Family and Dependants) Act 1975,

- Exceptional client care skills,

- Good knowledge of the Code of Conduct issued
by the Association of Contentious Trust and
Probate Specialists (ACTAPS),

- Membership of ACTAPS would be advantageous
but not essential,

- Membership of STEP is also preferred,

- Good business development skills,

- Strong IT skills,

- Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines.

Competitive salary package including contributory pension, life assurance, private medical insurance, 25 days holidays plus bank holidays (rising to 30 after 10 years), extra holiday on your birthday, competitive maternity and paternity pay, long service awards.

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