Irwin Mitchell

Irwin Mitchell is unlike any other law firm. Nationally acclaimed, with a strong international capability, we offer a broad range of legal services to national and international organisations and institutions, small and medium-sized businesses and private individuals.

The firm was founded in 1912 by Walter Irwin Mitchell. With a concentration on criminal law, he aimed to provide the highest quality legal services to the general public from his small legal practice in Sheffield.

Today, Irwin Mitchell is the 11th largest law firm in the UK and amongst the top 50 in Europe, operating out of 16 UK offices including a consulting office in Middlesbrough.

We currently employ over 2,500 members of staff, including over 1,000 legally trained personnel and have helped over one million clients in our 100 year history.

The Business Legal Services division is also the fastest-growing area of the firm, with an increasing number of global, national and regional companies choosing to work with us.

In 2012, we became one of the first companies to be approved as an Alternative Business Structure (ABS), allowing us to plan for growth and take advantage of the opportunities created by the changing legal landscape.

Our Values

Whenever you deal with us, you’ll notice that our core values guide us at every stage. We always seek:

  • To be pioneering with an imaginative outlook
  • To be approachable and caring
  • To be tenacious in the pursuit of our objectives
  • To be efficient in the provision of our services
  • To work with a foundation of integrity
Irwin Mitchell Birmingham, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We are currently recruiting for a Litigation Assistant to join our Medical Negligence team in our Birmingham office.   The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices Personal Injury Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell don’t just deal with compensation claims. We also work with our clients and their families to ensure all of their rehabilitation needs are met. It’s a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down by injury. The Role As a Litigation Assistant, you’ll be supporting case handlers by undertaking both complex admin and case handling duties, in order to progress cases to and throughout the court process. This is a busy and demanding role, where duties are diverse and no two days are the same. You’ll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and professionals, both over the phone and in writing. Whether arranging meetings, seeking medical reports or simply chasing information, you’ll need to show a sensitive and professional approach at all times. You’ll be carrying out various tasks such as reviewing evidence and, and preparation of legal documents within set guidelines. To meet your monthly targets you’ll need to be experienced in multi-tasking and keeping to tight deadlines. Whilst planning and prioritising will be the key to your success, you’ll also need to be flexible and quick to respond to requests at short notice. You’ll be experienced in following set guidelines and processes, but with the ability and confidence to use your own judgement where required. Candidates should be educated to at least A-level standard and preferably with CILEX Certificate/Diploma for Legal Secretaries qualification. We are ideally looking for candidates with any claimant Personal Injury experience; however we would look at candidates with any previous legal experience within a similar role. You should also bring with you a proven background in a similarly demanding support administration role. You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.
Irwin Mitchell Birmingham, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
At Irwin Mitchell we are committed to delivering the highest level of service and delivering outstanding client care with exemplary client service, we pride ourselves on supporting people in reaching their full potential and nurturing truly talented individuals, so we are now seeking to recruit a capable Legal Assistant as a fundamental hire in the development of a highly regarded and expert Will, Trusts and Estate Disputes Team.   As a Solicitor, you’ll carry out case handling duties, helping other fee earners to progress cases to a conclusion which could mean settlement, mediation or court. This is a busy and demanding role, where duties are diverse and no two days are the same. You’ll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and professionals, both over the phone and in writing. Whether arranging meetings, seeking expert reports or simply chasing information, you’ll need to show a sensitive and professional approach at all times. You’ll be carrying out various tasks such as research, and preparation of legal documents within set guidelines. You will also assist with the helpline calls into the team. To meet your monthly targets you’ll need to be experienced in multi-tasking and keeping to tight deadlines. Whilst planning and prioritising will be the key to your success, you’ll also need to be flexible and quick to respond to requests at short notice. You’ll be experienced in following set guidelines and processes, but with the ability and confidence to use your own judgement where required.   Due to the nature of the Will, Trusts and Estate Disputes work, to apply for this role you must have proven experience and will need to have excellent client care and communication skills.   You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care.   If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.   Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.   We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms.   Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices.   In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.   Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Irwin Mitchell Birmingham, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description An exciting opportunity for a Paralegal is currently available within the Asbestos Related Disease team in our Birmingham office.   The team specialises in acting for the victims of asbestos-related diseases. The team deals with a substantial number of the most serious Asbestos Disease claims and the firm is nationally recognised as leading experts within this field. The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed clients’ expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices. Personal Injury Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell don’t just deal with compensation claims. We also work with our clients and their families to ensure all of their rehabilitation needs are met. It’s a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down by injury The Role As a Paralegal, you’ll carry out case handling duties, helping other case handlers to progress cases to court. This is a busy and demanding role, where duties are diverse and no two days are the same. You’ll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and medical professionals, both over the phone and in writing. Whether arranging meetings, seeking medical reports or simply chasing information, you’ll need to show a sensitive and professional approach at all times. You’ll be carrying out various tasks such as research, and preparation of legal documents within set guidelines. To meet your monthly targets you’ll need to be experienced in multi-tasking and keeping to tight deadlines. Whilst planning and prioritising will be the key to your success, you’ll also need to be flexible and quick to respond to requests at short notice. You’ll be experienced in following set guidelines and processes, but with the ability and confidence to use your own judgement where required. In time, as you gain experience, it is likely you will be required to run a modest case holding of your own. Previous legal experience and a good standard of education would be desirable. Candidates who have completed the LPC, but are not necessarily looking for a training contract would be considered as would candidates with a law degree, ILEX qualifications or post graduate legal qualification. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.
Irwin Mitchell Bristol, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We are currently looking for a Solicitor/Legal Executive with 2-5 years PQE to join our growing Medical Negligence team in our Bristol office.   The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices. Personal Injury Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell work with our clients and their families to provide a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down. The Role This is an exciting opportunity to join our Medical Negligence team based in Bristol. Our team handle medical negligence claims for people who have suffered illness or injury as a result of substandard care in any medical setting to include treatment from a GP, hospital, clinic or dentist. The work is very varied and includes all types of medical negligence casework, including high value, complex birth injury claims (including injury to both mother and baby), spinal injury claims, surgical claims (including cosmetic procedures), orthopaedic claims, fatal accident claims, delay in diagnosis or delay in treatment and incorrect or inappropriate treatment. To be successful in this role you must; Have around 2-5 year’s litigation experience in Medical Negligence. Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members. Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.
Irwin Mitchell Bristol, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor with 2-3 years PQE to join our growing Bristol Work Place Injuries team (WPI).   The WPI team deals with claims arising from the development of asbestos related diseases on behalf of claimants.   The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices. Personal Injury Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell work with our clients and their families to provide a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down.   The Role Irwin Mitchell is one of the few firms to offer a rare opportunity to specialise in this high profile, and deeply rewarding area of personal injury law.  The ideal candidate would ideally have Asbestos-related Claimant experience. The candidate will work under the supervision of a partner but, depending on experience, will be expected to handle a full caseload within a short period of time. Candidates will need to have excellent client care and communication skills, given the particular sensitivity working with terminally ill or recently bereaved clients.  Experience of Asbestos-Related Claims litigation would be ideal; however we would look at candidates with a strong multi-track Claimant personal injury background who have a genuine interest in handling asbestos claims and have solid claimant personal injury experience which is essential for the role. The successful candidates will also need to show that they can cope well under pressure and maintain excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and keep to tight deadlines. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.  
Irwin Mitchell Chichester, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor to work within our South Coast Private Wealth specialist team based in our Chichester office.   The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices. The Role This role is based in the Wills & Estate Planning team, within our Private Wealth department. Candidates must have around 3-5 years PQE and would ideally have the STEP qualification. Candidates will also need to have excellent client care and communication skills. The successful candidates will also need to show that they can cope well under pressure and maintain excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task and keep to tight deadlines. Responsibilities include: To be familiar with the law relating to wills, trusts, estates and IHT To take initial instructions from clients and to advise (after consultation with the supervising solicitor as appropriate) on the legal action and all alternatives, as appropriate, open to the client. To keep the client informed as required by the firm's and department's set procedures. To run the files allocated in accordance with the firm's and department's set procedures. To meet all cost/fee targets where set. To meet on a regular basis with the person to whom the post holder reports to review cases and any other matters relevant to the post holder's position. To report to the post holder's supervisor immediately any difficulties being experienced, in particular, those which may lead to a negligence action being taken against the firm and/or a complaint from a client via the Office of Supervision of Solicitors and/or the firm's complaints procedure If you are proactive, thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.
Irwin Mitchell Crawley, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Description We have a fantastic opportunity for an Associate/Senior Associate Solicitor to join our Tax, Trusts and Estates Team in our Gatwick office.   Tax, Trusts and Estates is part of IM’s Private Wealth offering, renowned for its focus on building trusted, long-term relationships with high net worth clients.  In taking time to understand the often complex and sensitive circumstances facing our clients, we deliver a personal, proactive and tailored service.    The successful candidate will have a broad base of private client skills and will already be involved in advising individuals and families on all aspects of their wealth and succession planning, including complex wills and trust drafting and powers of attorney.  You will also be regularly advising trustees on domestic taxation and asset structuring, in addition to managing probate matters and complex estate administration.  You will have a good knowledge of all UK capital taxes, especially inheritance tax.  Some knowledge of offshore elements of UK tax and cross-border succession planning is also useful, as is membership of STEP, Solicitors for Elderly, CIOT or similar professional organisations.   In addition to technical excellence, we seek a good communicator able to evidence strong client management and team working abilities.  You will thrive in a fast-paced environment working on a stimulating mix of projects and reporting directly to the head of team.    We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.  
Irwin Mitchell London, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We are currently recruiting for an entry level Litigation Assistant to join our Serious Injury team in our London office.   The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices. Personal Injury Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell don’t just deal with compensation claims. We also work with our clients and their families to ensure all of their rehabilitation needs are met. It’s a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down by injury. The Role This is a fantastic opportunity for a legal administrator looking for their next position. As a Litigation Assistant, you’ll be supporting case handlers by undertaking both complex admin and case handling duties, in order to progress cases to and throughout the court process. This is a busy and demanding role, where duties are diverse and no two days are the same. Working in a small team of experienced Litigation Assistants, you’ll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and professionals, both over the phone and in writing. Whether arranging meetings, seeking medical reports or simply chasing information, you’ll need to show a sensitive and professional approach at all times. You’ll be carrying out various tasks such as reviewing evidence and, and preparation of legal documents within set guidelines. To meet your monthly targets you’ll need to be experienced in multi-tasking and keeping to tight deadlines. Whilst planning and prioritising will be the key to your success, you’ll also need to be flexible and quick to respond to requests at short notice. You’ll be experienced in following set guidelines and processes, but with the ability and confidence to use your own judgement where required. Candidates should be educated to at least A-level standard and preferably with legal administration experience. You should also bring with you a proven background in a similarly demanding support administration role. You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.
Irwin Mitchell Crawley, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Description We are looking for a Paralegal to work in our Real Estate department in the Gatwick office.   This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills within an established and innovative team. This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career in Law. You will have responsibility for managing your own caseloads and clients. You will be required to provide preliminary advice and guidance to clients and insurers on cases as well as preparing letters and documents for court cases. Therefore, your drafting skills should be such that you can produce clear and accurate written work with ease.   We are looking for a truly talented individual who has the ability to learn new skills. You must be an effective communicator with rounded client service skills. Previous legal experience and a good standard of education are important. Candidates who have completed the LPC would be considered as would candidates with a law degree or post graduate legal qualification.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit. Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.   We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to 'exceed client expectations', has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 17 UK offices .   We are not accepting applications from agencies for this vacancy.   Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Irwin Mitchell London, United Kingdom
Aug 07, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We have a fantastic opportunity for an Associate Solicitor to join our Private Wealth team in our London office.   The successful individual will be involved in advising individuals, families and trustees on international and domestic taxation, asset structuring and succession planning. You will have significant experience in UK tax and have a strong understanding of “non-UK” elements of UK taxation and be able to advise resident and non-domiciled individuals.    You will also have significant experience of advising international clients who often have overseas family members and offshore assets that need to be specifically considered when undertaking any planning.  Ideally you will also have experience of acting for offshore banks, investment and asset managers and trust and fiduciary businesses.   Additional knowledge of other issues that affect non-UK nationals and non-UK domiciliaries who wish to relocate to or exit from the UK (i.e. immigration) would also be beneficial.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.  
Irwin Mitchell Southampton, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills within an established and innovative Family Team. This role will involve working closely with partners and fee earners, providing them with a comprehensive, efficient, accurate secretarial and administrative service. You will be responsible, for arranging meetings, conferences and client interviews organising fee earner diaries and giving administrative support to the team. Liaising with Clients face-to-face and over the telephone; assisting with queries and arranging appointments to see fee-earners. Dealing with the team’s business development expenses and assisting with business development arrangements generally. Assisting the partners with their non-client related work such as external and internal committees. Word processing all legal correspondence including Court proceedings, minutes and seminar notes. You will be required to produce general letters, court documents, attendance notes; Excel spread sheets, web forms, and any other documentation. You will also have a great deal of responsibility for completing all related administration and filing to ensure that files are maintained in good order. You will be working in a busy environment and will need to handle a heavy workload - therefore it is essential that you have excellent organisational skills and are capable of using your own initiative. In addition, you will be dealing with client telephone calls so a good telephone manner and the confidence to deal with a wide range of people will be important and possess excellent audio typing skills with typing speeds of at least 65 wpm and good GCSE’s/O Level passes including Maths and English.  This role is team based therefore preference to team working is essential. The ideal candidate should have proven experience working within a similar role in a law firm. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and has a flexible approach to their work and uses their initiative at all times.  If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.
Irwin Mitchell Birmingham, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We are looking for a Paralegal to work in our Banking and Finance department in our Birmingham office.   The main purpose of this role is to assist a solicitor in providing quality legal advice and other legal services to the firm's clients. The successful candidate will contribute to the overall profitability of the firm, with particular reference to providing efficient, cost effective work and contributing to practice development through marketing and selling strategies in accordance with the firm's relevant policies.   The successful candidate will be highly organised, with good client care skills, and willing to work hard in a fast paced environment.   The role will involve processing claims received from the providers and also claims received through the legal helpline and ensuring that all SLA deadlines are met. The role will also include keeping regular contact with clients and collating documents required for the assessment process, as well as assisting the solicitor in most stages of running a case, from calls to the client, preparing a claim/defence, trial bundles and lists of documents, schedules of losses and witness statements.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit. Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to 'exceed client expectations', has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 17 UK offices . If you would like to find out more about this position please contact Matthew Round on 0870 1500 100.   Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Irwin Mitchell Birmingham, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We are looking for a Paralegal to work in our Employment department in our Birmingham office.   The main purpose of this role is to assist a solicitor in providing quality legal advice and other legal services to the firm's clients. The successful candidate will contribute to the overall profitability of the firm, with particular reference to providing efficient, cost effective work and contributing to practice development through marketing and selling strategies in accordance with the firm's relevant policies.   The successful candidate will be highly organised, with good client care skills, and willing to work hard in a fast paced environment.   The role will involve processing claims received from the providers and also claims received through the legal helpline and ensuring that all SLA deadlines are met. The role will also include keeping regular contact with clients and collating documents required for the assessment process, as well as assisting the solicitor in most stages of running a case, from calls to the client, preparing a claim/defence, trial bundles and lists of documents, schedules of losses and witness statements.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit. Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to 'exceed client expectations', has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 17 UK offices . If you would like to find out more about this position please contact Matthew Round on 0870 1500 100.   Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Irwin Mitchell London, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
Vacancy Description We have a fantastic opportunity for a Private Client Lawyer to join our Private Wealth team in our London office.   Our Private Wealth team is renowned for its focus on building trusted, long-term relationships with high and ultra-high-net-worth clients. In taking time to understand the often complex and sensitive circumstances facing our clients, we deliver a personal, pro-active and tailored service.   The successful individual will have a good knowledge of UK Wills and Trust Law and a broad base of private client skills including drafting Wills, Trusts, and Powers of Attorneys. They will also be able to deal with Probate matters and the Administration of Estates along with having a good understanding of UK taxes, especially Inheritance Tax. Some knowledge of offshore elements of UK tax is useful but not essential; however, a willingness to learn these is essential.   At Irwin Mitchell we encourage individuality and embrace natural flair and this is an exciting opportunity to further develop your skills. You will already have strong technical abilities but we will actively encourage your long term development through our unique learning programmes. A good communicator with rounded client management and team working abilities, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment working on a stimulating mix of projects.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.   If you would like further information on this role please contact Matthew Round on 0370 1500 100.   Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
Irwin Mitchell Bristol, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
The Company   Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.   We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK ’s most successful and respected law firms.   Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices.   The Department   At Irwin Mitchell we are committed to delivering the highest level of service and delivering outstanding client care with exemplary client service, we pride ourselves on supporting people in reaching their full potential and nurturing truly talented individuals, so we are now seeking to recruit a capable and outgoing Solicitor as a fundamental hire in the development of a highly regarded and expert Family Law Team.   We are the only top 20 law firm in the UK with a market leading national Family Team that acts for private clients in all aspects of family law, including pre and post nuptial agreements; cases with a business and/or international aspect; children law and cohabitation.   The Role   This is a superb opportunity to develop your skills within a highly established and innovative department and to work alongside leading solicitors and experts on a stimulating mix of high quality privately-funded cases. We are looking for a qualified Solicitor with 1-3 years PQE experience in family law starting as soon as practical. Ideally you will have significant experience of more than your years and for example, working as a paralegal in family law pre qualification would be ideal.   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 family break-ups. Of particular importance will be organisational and communication skills.  The successful candidate will be committed to team work, and crucially have a proven track record in business development and networking to help in developing and building a successful Family Law Team at the top of the market in the City. You must also be a Resolution member and committed to resolving applications according to the Resolution Code of Practice.   You will have good IT skills and should be familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of applications. The successful candidate will be rewarded with strong partner access and training and excellent career progression opportunities.   If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we’ll give you all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.   The Benefits   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.
Irwin Mitchell Chichester, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
As one of the leading innovators in the legal sector, we are developing a strong reputation for the delivery of our commercial services through our Business Legal Services Division. Our Chichester based team is dynamic and focused and anyone joining the team must share our vision.   This is a varied role and the successful candidate will have exposure to a wide range of work, including:   ·          Commercial development (mostly retail and business parks but some refurbishment) acting for developer property companies and tenants ·          Housebuilder work – primarily land work – acquiring development land ·          Promoters who are promoting land for development ·          Landowners selling land for development including landowning consortium ·          Colleges and corporates relocating or undertaking capital projects ·          Specialist development – student accommodation, leisure, PRS etc   The role will provide you with an unrivalled opportunity to shape the future of the practice and to manage and develop new and existing client relationships so you must have, and be able to demonstrate, first class inter-personal, business development and marketing skills.   You will have had between 3-5 years’ experience as a Real Estate lawyer in private practice and be looking for an opportunity to develop your technical and commercial skills in a fast-paced market, where client delivery is paramount.
Irwin Mitchell Chichester, United Kingdom
Jun 26, 2017
Full time
The successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of high quality administrative and secretarial support. Your main responsibilities will be to co-ordinate fee earner diaries, give general administrative support to the team and act as a key contact point for clients. You will also be required to audio type and produce general letters, notes, forms and any other documentation. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and will take a professional approach to all administrative duties.   You will be working in a busy environment and will need to handle a challenging workload; therefore excellent organisational and time management skills are essential, as is the ability to work on your own initiative. In addition an excellent telephone manner and the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with a wide range of people will be crucial.   A good standard of education including GCSE passes at Grade C or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English are required for this post as is the ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of the Microsoft Office Package. Candidates will also have an excellent grasp of spelling and grammar and should possess highly competent audio typing skills. Proven legal experience in a comparable position is essential.   If you are a motivated and enthusiastic individual with excellent IT skills, a can-do attitude and superb organisational skills we would like to hear from you.   We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.   Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance.   We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms.   Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices.   Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer.