Working as an Associate Solicitor within the Tax, Trusts and Estate team, you will have the opportunity to work on a varied and interesting caseload. Working as part of a team, you will have excellent partner access and have the opportunity to work for many notable clients. You'll work to advise high net worth clients on the legal and tax aspects trust and estates, including asset protection, tax planning and supporting elderly and vulnerable individuals with power of attorney. Ideally you will be STEP qualified and be keen to support the continued growth of the team through business development activities.
Irwin Mitchell is a client-focused firm and as such, you must be passionate about client care, have an excellent telephone and face to face manner and maintain a professional demeanor even in challenging environments. Given the nature of the role, you will be highly organised and be able to work pragmatically with the ability to prioritise your workload as required.
To drive best practice further, you'll be an exceptional team player with the ability to work collaboratively to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and to develop other team members. You will be responsible for the supervison of junior members of the team, therefore proven experience of supervison is essential.
We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual. You will be commercially minded as well as having great client-care skills. You will also have the confidence to work autonomously, taking the lead on some matters from the very beginning.
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.
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.