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Solicitor/Legal Executive (0642)

The Role

Working as a Solicitor or Legal Executive within the team, you will have the opportunity to work on a varied and interesting caseload with a strong focus on high value trust and estate disputes. Working as part of an established team, you will have excellent partner access and have the opportunity to work for many notable clients. Your role will involve working with our client base which includes individuals, trustees and beneficiaries to advise on issues relating to Will, Trust and Estate Disputes.

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.

Using your understanding of this interesting area of law, you will work to participate in relevant practice development initiatives, seek to get involved with business development opportunities and keep up to date with changes in relevant law and practice. To drive best practice further, you will 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.

We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual with an understanding of, and genuine interest in, private client work. You will be commercially minded as well as also having the confidence to work autonomously, taking the lead on some matters from the very beginning.

We can be flexible around your level of experience, and would be open to recruiting up to 6 years’ PQE.

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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40 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1N 2PZ
  • Business Area:
    Private Wealth
  • Team:
    Wills, Trusts & Estates Disputes
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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