Solicitor - Will, Trusts and Estate Disputes Team.

  • Irwin Mitchell
  • Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Aug 07, 2017
Full time Private Client Trusts (Contentious)

Job Description

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.