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If you think that you can add value to our team then we would be pleased to hear from you.

Please email your CV to GillianLavelle@wigansolicitors.com.


Solicitor or Fee Earner - Wills & Probate & General Litigation – 1 yrs + experience

Are you a Solicitor, Legal Executive or fee earner who has experience in General Litigation and Wills and Probate law looking for a new opportunity?

About the Role

The core of your caseload will be working on general litigation to include employment law (settlement agreements and some contentious employment matters), landlord and tenant disputes, contract law and land law.

Your role will also involve managing a varied case load of Wills and Probate matters including preparation of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts including Personal Injury trusts, Court of Protection matters, Estate Planning and general Probate.

About You

You will be a qualified and practising Solicitor, Legal Executive or a fee earner with at least 1 year of relevant experience. You will have the following:

  • Experience of running a relevant caseload
  • Knowledge of the type of work mentioned above

You will be a confident, self-motivated lawyer and will be competent to use Outlook, Word and Practice Management systems.

It is essential that you possess rounded client service skills and you must be able to empathise with a wide range of clients in order to resolve the most sensitive and complicated practicalities involved in these areas of law. Of particular importance will be organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will be committed to team work, and be willing to engage in business development and networking to help promote the firm and your department.

About Us

Situated in Wigan, we have been in business since 1971 and have a widespread and diverse client base. People come back to us again and again for legal services with the vast majority of our instructions coming to us by way of referral or recommendation.  We aim to offer the personal touch for all clients.

We aim to recruit people who can make a positive difference to our business, are effective in their roles and have a great work ethic.  In return we can provide the opportunity to progress in a forward thinking and dynamic law firm, with career development and further training. We are offering a competitive salary alongside flexible working.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. This means that all applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Contact Us

If you’re interested in hearing more or have any questions, you can call me (Gillian) for a confidential discussion on 01942 206060 or email me on GillianLavelle@wigansolicitors.com


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McCarthy Bennett Holland Solicitors

26, Bridgeman Terrace, Wigan WN1 1TD

01942 206060

01942 200505

Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. SRA No. 00329730

This firm maintains professional indemnity insurance in accordance with the rules of the Solicitors Regulation Authority

Details of the insurers and the territorial coverage of the policy are available for inspection at our offices.