Current Vacancies at Tinsdills Solicitors

As a progressive and expanding legal firm we are constantly looking to strengthen the skills and services that we offer to our clients.

We offer equal opportunities to all persons irrespective of disability, race, sex or marital status.

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Is now the time for a change as we move forwards towards Spring and Summer? Are you looking to find a new challenge in a progressive and energetic legal business? This could be the perfect opportunity for you to make that change and join the Family Department in our Hanley office.

As one of the largest and most experienced firms in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire, Tinsdills’ specialist departments provide a range of legal services for personal and business clients including: Family Law, Agriculture, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Personal Injury and Compensation, Company and Commercial, Wills Trusts and Probate.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join an enthusiastic team in our Family Department based at Hanley where you will have the chance to work with a strong team of dedicated professionals providing essential and much appreciated support to our clients.

We are looking for a highly motivated legal secretary with the enthusiasm and desire to contribute to the firm.  In return we are offering you an attractive benefits package, a chance for you to be part of a forward thinking local firm and ongoing support / guidance.

Department: Family

Branch: Hanley : Hays House, Albion Street, Hanley ST1 1QF

Hours:  Full time : Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm (35 hours per week)

Responsible to: Head of Department

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • To deliver an efficient cost effective secretarial service to the department and the clients of the Firm under limited supervision.
  • To produce standard / non-standard / complex documentation with a high level of accuracy under limited supervision
  • To deliver services of the highest standard in a cost efficient manner
  • Liaise, communicate and co-operate with all departments and fee earners
  • Communicate with clients efficiently and knowledgeably both over the telephone and in person where appropriate.  
  • Accurately record and communicate messages both internally and to clients / external third parties
  • Ensure the database is accurate for all current clients and matters under their control
  • Promotion of all services offered by the firm to clients and prospective clients
  • Providing cover to other departments within the business on an as and when required basis.

Experience and Training: 

Experience in the legal services area (preferably within the family field) would be an advantage but is not essential as long as you can demonstrate similar / relevant experience or aptitude.

Your Skills:

  • As a member of a small team you will need to work in an accurate way under time pressures;
  • You will need to be a good communicator in a team environment, be highly literate and have good IT skills;
  • Efficient time management - you are able to work under pressure and prioritise effectively;
  • Friendly persona and a good team player;
  • Computer literate;
  • Experienced in the use of all Microsoft products;
  • Well organised and excellent communication skills are essential.

Your Qualities:

  • knowledgeable;
  • proactive;
  • motivated;
  • flexible and reliable;
  • supportive;
  • a good listener;
  • non judgemental.

Your Application process:  If you wish to apply for this position then please submit your CV with a short covering letter to our HR Manager, Jane Massey at jane.massey@tinsdills.co.uk

Has another day at the office left you feeling like you want more?  Yes, you work at a nice place with nice people but you still keep an eye out for the right opportunity.  You’re ambitious, you feel like you have more to offer. You want to grow and develop your profile.  You relish a new challenge, a fresh energy perhaps.

We have an exciting vacancy available to join an energetic, busy conveyancing team and promote our successful brand.

We are looking for a highly motivated solicitor, legal executive, licensed conveyancer or equivalent with a desire to succeed and thrive, to work within our existing busy residential conveyancing department. In return we are offering you an attractive benefits package, a chance for you to be part of a forward thinking local firm and support / guidance.

Department: Residential Property

Branch: Hanley - Hays House, 25 Albion Street, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, ST1 1QF

Hours:  Full time (35 hours per week)

Responsible to: Head of Department

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

  • efficient handling of a busy varied caseload including all types of residential conveyancing matters;
  • working as part of an experienced team and making a positive contribution;
  • meeting and getting to know your clients, advising them and maintaining high levels of client service;
  • liaising with other agencies including estate agents, other parties’ solicitors, search agencies, mortgage lenders, brokers etc.; 
  • maintaining high professional standards of competence and financial integrity;
  • keeping up to date with legal developments, including compliance with CQS and continuing professional and development requirements;
  • engaging in marketing activities to promote and develop your profile and that of Tinsdills both locally and further afield.

Experience and Training:  These roles are suitable if you have relevant PQE experience in residential property as a qualified solicitor, FILEx or Licensed Conveyancer.  We are looking for a minimum of three years' experience in a similar post although this requirement can be reconsidered dependant upon your circumstances. Appropriate training and support will be provided.

Your Skills:

  • competent and highly skilled in all residential conveyancing aspects with attention to detail;
  • efficient time management - you are able to work under pressure and prioritise effectively;
  • friendly persona and a good team player;
  • computer literate and able to use a case management system.

Your Qualities:

  • knowledgeable;
  • proactive;
  • motivated;
  • flexible and reliable; 
  • supportive.

Your Application process:  If you wish to apply for this position then please submit your CV with a short covering letter to our HR Manager Jane Massey at jane.massey@tinsdills.co.uk

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