Job description


Associate/Senior Associate Solicitor (0764)

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit an Associate/Senior Associate to join our Manchester Family team. As part of this well-respected and innovative team, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside a Partner who is a leader in their field as well as being part of Irwin Mitchell’s expanding Private Wealth offering.

Working as a senior member of the team, you will play an integral role in the growth and leadership of the department. You must be technically competent, with relevant market experience, be used to dealing with and leading on both day-to-day and high value, complex cases and be a natural team player. 

Given the nature of the work, it’s essential you possess rounded client service skills. You’ll able to empathise with a wide range of clients in order to resolve the most sensitive and complicated practicalities involved in family break-ups. We’d also like you to have demonstrable ambition, energy and enthusiasm for continuing to build a successful Family law team at the top of the market.

This is a superb opportunity to develop your knowledge and expertise working as part of an award-winning Tier 1 Family team in one of the UK's leading law firms. The position offers a high degree of autonomy, strong partner access and training, a good remuneration package and excellent career progression opportunities. 

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

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.

The background checks made 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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One St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 3AF
  • Business Area:
    Private Wealth
  • Team:
    Family Law
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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