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Solicitor (4557)

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’re 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 arrangements, including working from home.

We’re looking to add a talented Solicitor to our Private Client team in Sheffield.


Our Team

Estate planning is essential to make sure our client’s wealth is protected for them and their families. By structuring assets in a tax-efficient way, we make sure everyone is provided for in the future. Our partner-led team offers the full range of legal and tax expertise clients need to help plan effectively for their future. We’re experienced in dealing with complex estates, often with international elements.

Our team help with but are not limited to the following services:

  • Wills - advising on, drafting, and executing
  • Trusts - setting up and administering trusts to manage money, property or investments for specific people or purposes
  • Wealth Management - advising on investments and wealth-holding structures
  • Succession planning - planning for the future so our client’s business continues to thrive
Your Role and What You'll Be Doing

We’re looking to recruit a Solicitor in our Private Client team in Sheffield. Given the work you’ll be dealing with you’ll need all round experience in Partnerships, Wills and Probate.

About You
  • A solid background on advising on, implementing, and running a range of Partnerships, Wills and Probate matters with particular experience within Estate Planning matters
  • Have an aptitude for business development and a passion for growing strong client and referrer relationship as well as a drive to continue to aid the growth and development of the wider team; and
  • Empathy and compassion to help guide our clients through challenging personal circumstances
  • A good understanding of the Sheffield private client market would be advantageous, but not essential.


We believe this role would best suit someone with at least 2PQE but are open to applications outside of this if you feel you can add value to the role.

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 your application.

Our Benefits - What We Can Offer You
  • Flexible working options - Make work f it around your life, not the other way
  • 25 days holidays as standard - You can ‘buy’ up to 35hrs of extra holiday too
  • Generous and flexible pension
  • 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


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.  This includes our Flexible by Choice program which gives our colleagues more choice over how they wish to work subject to role and client requirements.

We have recently been ranked in the Best Workplaces for Wellbeing for Large Organisations for 2023! 

Our responsible business programs are fundamental to who we are and our purpose. We’re committed to being a diverse and inclusive workplace where our colleagues can flourish, and we have established a number of inclusion network groups across our business to support this aim.  

Our commitment to Social Responsibility, community investment activity and tackling climate change is a fundamental part of who we are. It’s made up of four strands: Our People, Our Community, Our Environment and Our Pro Bono. 

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
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