Contentious Private Client Solicitor, 6+ PQE, Cumbria – A unique contentious private client opportunity in a leading Legal 500 firm. Call us now on 0161 850 0745.

JOB TITLE:                  Contentious Private Client Solicitor   

PQE REQUIRED:        6+

LOCATION:                  Cumbria

SALARY:                      Competitive, commensurate on experience   


As a contentious private client solicitor you will have full autonomy over your own caseload, covering all contentious private client matters. You will be working on trust, inheritance (including Inheritance Act matters) and administration disputes, propriety estoppel, will challenges and removal of executors. You can also expect to be working on some property issues such as beneficial interest claims. You will be expected to manage and supervise junior colleges when required and to carry out business development work for the contentious private client teams.



We are looking for an experienced contentious private client solicitor with at least six years PQE and a successful track record in managing their own caseload of contentious private client matters. Candidates must have the intuition to run their own files with minimal supervision from partners and have the client communication and sympathetic abilities that private client work calls for.



This Legal 500 and UK Chambers accredited firm hold a strong reputation in the local market for providing a legal service that is second to none. They pride themselves on always going to extra mile to ensure their clients’ needs are met and their goals achieved. As an employer they offer a competitive remuneration and benefits package including free personal legal advice and plenty of opportunities for  progression and development.

As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to Candidate Registration to register your interest for similar positions.

eNL follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

In addition, if you know anyone else that is interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

Contact Melanie Daly
melanie.daly@enllegal.co.uk0113 320 0575 / 0161 850 0745