Contentious Probate Legal Advisor – Permanent, Full Time, Taunton

    We are looking for a 2-4 year PQE solicitor or legal executive to join our busy Contentious Probate Team based in our Taunton office. Candidates with relevant experience outside of the preferred PQE are encouraged to apply.

    Working with minimal supervision, you will be assisting the Team Leader with contentious Will and Probate claims. Ideally, you will have experience in Contentious Probate or at the very least a litigation background with some exposure to Contentious Probate work. An understanding of Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration would be helpful although not essential.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Dealing with claims under the Inheritance Act

    • Claims challenging the validity of a Will

    • Handling Executor and Trustee disputes

    You will need to demonstrate a real passion for this area of work and strong commerciality.  Good client relationship and people skills will be essential.

    You will be encouraged to undertake some networking as part of your career development.  The ideal candidate will be confident and enthusiastic, self-motivated and essentially a team player.

    Porter Dodson is a top 200 Firm that invests heavily in the development of its employees to satisfy diverse career aspirations.

    If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining the reasons for your interest to