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Administrator (4003)

We’re a national law firm with a local reach. Our philosophy is ‘Expert Hand, Human Touch’ – something you’ll find in the way we work with our clients and how we support our teams. But we’re more than just a law firm – we’re a team of people working together to help individuals and businesses navigate life’s ups and downs. Working here you’ll feel a part of our friendly and inclusive environment. We’ll value you for who you are and what you bring. We support each other and push boundaries to achieve incredible things and make a real difference to our clients and communities.

We are always looking to support our colleagues in working in a way that best works for them. Please do speak to one of our Talent Acquisition Team to find out more information about our flexible working policies, including working from home.

We’re looking to add an Administrator to our Partnership, Wills & Probate team to be based in Sheffield.

Your Role and What You'll Be Doing

If you enjoy being part of a successful, friendly, and high-performing team, then this is the job for you. As part of the will writing team, you’ll be working closely with the team’s associates and partners to make sure they always have the right administrative support. This is a busy and fast-paced role, so you’ll need to be able to work quickly and accurately, building strong relationships with your team and our clients. There’s lots of room for progression and we’d really like to support you in your professional development.

  • Supporting fee earners with the preparation of bundles, opening and closing files on computer databases.
  • Supporting on will writing.
  • Calling our clients to arrange appointments and take basic instructions from them.
  • Handling client enquiries by phone, letter and email.
  • Arranging diary appointments, organising meetings with clients and drafting letters confirming details of meetings.
  • Making sure all team files are in good order and databases are kept up-to-date.
  • Opening case files on the relevant case management systems.
  • Dealing with urgent typing support requests.
About You
  • Enthusiasm, a can-do attitude and willingness to contribute to the team.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Great accuracy and attention to detail.

We’re proud of our values, and we’re looking for people who share them.

  • 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.
Our Benefits - What We Can Offer You
  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave
  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering discounted leisure and travel and refunds on medical services

We also offer a huge number of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace as well as flexible working options to ensure that you are fully supported to work the way that best suits you. Our social responsibility programme is fundamental to who we are. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish. We have a range of groups to celebrate our people across sexuality, disability, age, gender and culture. 

We welcome applications from all diversity groups and backgrounds. We’re committed to enabling everyone to thrive and understanding and celebrating our differences is a key part of that. We’re proud of our work on the Disability Confident scheme, on the Race At Work Charter and as Stonewall Diversity Champions. We also have a range of networks for LGBT+, disability, generations, gender, social mobility, ethnicity, faith and culture to celebrate our people and to enable everyone to thrive.


Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

Depending on the role you apply for we may carry out checks that will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT

We're proud of our values, and we're looking for people who share them

  • Sub-Department:
    Partnerships, Wills & Probate
  • Sub-Division:
    Private Client Services
  • Company:
    IM LLP
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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