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Associate / Senior Associate - Probate

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  • Salary:

    Dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Oliver Coodye

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    02921 673 719

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    11 August 2022

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Associate / Senior Associate - Probate
UK – Bristol, Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton – Highly regarded firm – Competitive Salary

Yolk Recruitment is working with one of the UK’s fastest growing law firms having grown from a high-street firm to a significant regional and national player working with leading brands and individuals.
This firm prides itself on championing their people, ensuring employees achieve their aspirations through offering meaningful careers with balanced rewards, which have been carefully designed to focus on personal wellbeing.
You will be joining a forward thinking firm who are continually offering opportunities for support and professional development through their Business Skills Academy and Digital Skills Academy. There is a real culture of empowering each other to achieve and strive to create a progressive and inclusive working environment where everyone feels valued and rewarded. Understanding that flexibility is key makes this firm an appealing prospect for any candidate, as they actively encourage a variety of working patterns for most of their vacancies, dependant upon the needs of the team, and over 40% of employees have a permanent flexible working pattern.

This is what you'll be doing 

As a Probate Solicitor, you will be responsible for:-
  • Managing a varied caseload of complex and/or high net worth probate and estate planning cases from start to finish, with administrative support provided at certain case levels
  • Use the case management system to make sure information is recorded accurately
  • Work on a combination of fixed fee and hourly rate matters
  • Deliver financial and case progression targets
  • Work closely with business partners to build positive relationships
This is what you'll bring to the team

This role would suit people who have:-
  • Qualified as a solicitor or legal executive, or have the equivalent experience
  • Significant experience of working with a high net worth client base
  • Extensive experience across wills, probate, trusts, tax and estate planning
  • Resilience flexibility and positivity, with the ability to handle a variety of complex cases
  • Experience of managing complex affairs
  • A client-focused approach, with the ability to put clients’ interests at the heart of what you do

This is what you'll get in return

The role is flexible, including office location. There are opportunities for home-based working, key to striking the right work/life balance. 
There are significant benefits in return, most notably, that employees enjoy a range of benefits such as the weekly Lifestyle Hour to use as you wish, and their Family Hour option which makes a day of annual leave go so much further across the year.

Are you interested in this position? 

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Oliver Coodye on 07458 142 713 or alternatively send your CV to
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.
*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.