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Newly Qualified Solicitor (3944)

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 are looking for an NQ solicitor to join our Lifestyle & Estate Planning team in Manchester.

Your Role and What You'll Be Doing

This is an integral role to support with the growth of our Manchester team. The team, headed by Christine Thornley, have extensive experience advising high net worth individuals and families on the legal and tax aspects of estate and succession planning and tax planning.  You will have exposure to great quality work, access to one of the largest national Private Client teams in the UK and the resources that brings, as well as the freedom to develop and pursue areas of interest within Private Client matters.

About You
  • Solid training in Private Client matters, for example advising on, implementing and running complex wills, probate, lifetime trusts, deeds of variation, powers of attorneys and estate administration,
  • Able to demonstrate strong financial disciplines and the ability to work collaboratively with other teams and external professionals;
  • An aptitude for business development and a passion for growing strong client and referrer relationships;

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
  • To work with a foundation of integrity.

If this sounds like you, we’d love to receive our application.

Our Benefits - What We Can Offer You
  • Flexible working options - Make work fit around your life, not the other way round
  • Up to 25 days holidays as standard - You can ‘buy’ up to 35hrs of extra holiday too
  • Generous and flexible pension schemes
  • Volunteering days – Two days of volunteering every year for a cause of your choice (fully paid)
  • Westfield Health membership, offering refunds on medical services alongside our Aviva Digital GP services.

We also offer a wide range of well-being initiatives to encourage positive mental health both in and out of the workplace and to make sure you’re fully supported to work in a way that best suits you.  We have recently been ranked in the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing for Large Organisations for 2023!  

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.

 

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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Location
Manchester
One St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 3AF
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We're proud of our values, and we're looking for people who share them

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  • Sub-Department:
    Lifestyle & Estate Planning
  • Sub-Division:
    Private Client Services
  • Company:
    IM LLP
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    Manchester
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