Vacancies

Private client associate

We are looking for an associate or senior associate to join our team and to help build our Wills and Trusts practice. The successful candidate will have experience of advising clients on wills and estates and related issues.  They should have at least 3 years’ experience in this area and be working towards their STEP qualification.

This is an exciting opportunity to help grow this area of the practice and the successful candidate will also have strong business development skills and will ideally have begun to develop their own network for generating referrals.

Competitive salary and benefits offered.

Please send a CV together with covering letter to Peter Burgess at peterburgess@burgessmee.com.

Court of Protection and contentious succession - senior associate/legal director

We are looking for a senior associate or legal director with experience of contentious matters involving the Court of Protection and contentious trusts issues including, in particular, contentious probate and The Inheritance Act.

The successful candidate will have at least five years of post qualification experience practising in this area and will be used to managing clients’ cases on a day-to-day basis and giving strategic advice about the conduct of litigation. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-moving area alongside a very successful family team and private client lawyers. A strong business network and creative and entrepreneurial streak would be an advantage. 

Competitive salary and benefits offered.

Please apply by sending a CV to Peter Burgess at peterburgess@burgessmee.com.

Family solicitor

We have a vacancy for a 1-3 year PQE solicitor, working in all areas of privately-funded family law.

You will work with partners and legal directors on their cases and also be responsible for the day to day running of smaller cases with supervision.  You will have the opportunity to develop a specialism in a niche area should you wish to, as well as working on the full range of family matters.  We offer an internal training programme and encourage you to get involved in marketing and business development opportunities. 

The firm is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of our staff with regular mentoring & development meetings and workshops and there is a partner specifically responsible for this area of the practice.  The salary will be based on your level of qualification. 

Please apply with your CV to Antonia Mee (antoniamee@burgessmee.com).