Probate Department Job Opportunity

We are looking for a full time Solicitor/FCILEX to join our busy established Private Client Department.

The successful candidate will be experienced in a full range of private client work to include providing Wills, trusts, tax and probate advice, and estate and family succession planning.

Qualified & newly qualified candidates will be considered for this role along with those nearing qualification with necessary experience within the sector.

As always with a firm of our calibre we look for strong academic and excellent communication skills, which are of paramount importance when dealing with private clients.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Private Client Solicitor/FCILEX to join a successful team in a growing firm who can offer a competitive salary, benefits and great career prospects for the right candidate.

Hybrid/Flexible working arrangements may be considered subject to experience and an initial fixed term in office.

Please send your CV and covering letter to

No agencies please.

Probate Assistant Job Opportunity

We are looking to recruit a Probate Assistant to join our busy established Private Client Department. Successful candidates should ideally have experience of working in a probate department however full training will be given. The role will be to assist the fee earners within the department with all aspects of file administration, dealing with clients and third parties as well as preparing and dealing with quotes and new business enquiries.

This is a full time position in our Coleshill office however there will be a requirement to cover all offices on a flexible basis.

This fantastic opportunity will allow you to work on a wide range of private client matters, including wills, trusts, tax and probate advice, and estate and family succession planning. There is also opportunity for career development together with competitive salary and holiday package.

If you believe you’ve got what it takes, or for more information, please send your CV and covering letter to Closing date for applications is 3 November 2023.

No agencies please.

Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX Job Opportunity

Evans Derry Solicitors are seeking a Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX/ Legal Executive with experience to join a well-established team based in Marston Green, Coleshill and Atherstone, to specialise in Care Proceedings. The successful candidate will be working with a well-known and respected Family law team.

The role is a full time, permanent position.

Role responsibilities:

The successful Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX/ Legal Executive will be tasked with progressing a caseload of publicly funded family law matters, with particular focus on Care Proceedings, along with pre proceeding matters such as PLO and child protection. The role will involve managing your own caseload, supporting your clients and undertaking your own advocacy where possible.

Person specification:

Applications are welcomed from all Public Law Solicitor/ FCILEX/ Legal Executives including those who have senior roles who have experience within care-proceedings. You must have excellent working knowledge of Legal Aid and CCMS system, and a willingness to develop your advocacy skills if you have not already done so. Experience in publicly funded Family law is essential, ideally specialising in care proceeding.


A competitive salary, performance related bonus with career development opportunities. There is a lot of rewarding work available in this team with ample opportunities to secure generous bonuses.

About the Firm:

Evans Derry Solicitors is a successful Lexcel accredited law firm offering a range of services including Legal Aid who have been long established and well respected within Solihull and the West Midlands area. They are friendly, welcoming and provide an excellent flexible working environment for their staff, throughout each of their network of offices.

Next Steps:

If you are interested in learning more about this role, please send your CV in the first instance to Charlotte Tizard at


Competitive salaries available subject to experience.

Closing date: 3 November 2023