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.

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New year, new job? Are you looking to find a new challenge in a progressive and energetic legal business? Are you searching for a varied role, where no working day is the same? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to make that change and support our fantastic teams within our Sandbach 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 our experienced Wills, Trust and Probate Department as a Legal Secretary based at Sandbach, where you will have the chance to work with a strong team of dedicated professionals providing essential and much appreciated support to our clients. The role doesn’t end there, you will also have the opportunity to expand your commercial awareness and support our dynamic Commercial Property Department through various stages of commercial transactions, providing you with a varied and exciting working day.

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: Wills, Trusts & Probate / Commercial Property

Branch: Sandbach: 47 High Street, Sandbach, CW11 1FT

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 Wills, Trust and Probate 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;

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, Jo Khalifa at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Do you want to work for a well-established, forward thinking, proactive law firm? Well this could be your chance! We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Property Solicitor who wants to work and grow in a friendly and supportive environment.

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: Agriculture, Commercial Property, Residential property, Personal Injury and Compensation, Company and Commercial, Wills Trusts and Probate and Family Law.

We have an exciting vacancy available to join an energetic and well-established commercial property team based at our Newcastle under Lyme office.

We are looking for a highly motivated solicitor with a desire to succeed and thrive, to work within our existing busy commercial property department. In return we are offering you an attractive benefits package, a chance for you to be part of a forward-thinking local firm as well as continued support / guidance.

Department: Commercial Property

Branch: Newcastle – 15-19 Marsh Parade, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5 1BT

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 commercial property 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 and developing business relationships with third parties, developers, accountants, etc.
  • maintaining high professional standards of competence and financial integrity;
  • keeping up to date with legal developments and continuing professional development requirements;
  • engaging in marketing activities to promote and develop your profile and that of Tinsdills both locally and further afield.

Experience and Training:  We are looking for a self-motivated solicitor with at least 1 year post qualification 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 commercial property 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 this role sounds just what you are looking for then we would like to hear from you – don’t delay, apply today! Please submit your CV with a short covering letter to our HR Manager, Jo Khalifa at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk

Applications will be considered as they are received and interviews arranged accordingly.

Leek, Staffordshire Moorlands

Tinsdills are a progressive and ambitious firm with offices in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire. Specialist departments provide a range of legal services for personal and business clients including: Agriculture, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Personal Injury and Compensation, Company and Commercial, Wills Trusts and Probate and Family Law.

We are recruiting for a Private Client Lawyer to play a key role in our continued growth and development.

You must be an experienced and enthusiastic lawyer with, ideally, at least 1 years’ post qualification experience and be able to work largely unsupervised. You must be fully computer literate and familiarity with case management systems would be advantageous. This role does have secretarial support. 

The role is based at our Leek office where we are looking to develop our client base and as such the ability and enthusiasm to promote yourself and the business would be beneficial in any application.

The successful candidate will cover all areas of private client wills and probate work and the position provides an opportunity for significant personal and professional development. The ability to work effectively with clients and their external advisers is essential.

You must have excellent technical and organisational skills and the desire to provide high levels of client service at all times. This role will also include marketing, networking and the active promotion of the firm.  

The successful candidate will be personable, self-motivated and flexible with a strong desire to set and achieve high personal and business standards.

This is a hands-on role within a progressive and expanding practice suited to a driven lawyer seeking career progression.

The firm offers a supportive working environment including the option for hybrid working after a suitable settling in period and an attractive salary package.

Applications are invited from candidates with relevant experience who are looking to work for a forward thinking and professional firm. If you wish to apply for this position you should send a full CV with covering letter detailing your experience to our HR Manager at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk

Applications are invited for immediate submission as consideration will be given to applications as they are received.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Do you want to work for a well established, forward thinking, proactive law firm? Well this could be your chance! We have a fantastic opportunity for a Client Services Advisor who wants to work and grow in a friendly and supportive environment.

This could be the perfect opportunity for you to make that change and join us.

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: Agriculture, Commercial Property, Residential property, Personal Injury and Compensation, Company and Commercial, Wills Trusts and Probate and Family Law.

We are looking to recruit an additional person to our experienced team of Client Service Advisors. We require a team member with excellent customer service skills to contribute to a dedicated busy team whose priority is to support the marketing department in growing and promoting the business.
Overview of the Role

You will be responsible for completing the administration and conversion of enquires into new business for the relevant departments within Tinsdills. You will need to be self-driven, results oriented with a positive and resilient outlook. Past experience of sales and an awareness of legal services would be an advantage. You will need to be computer literate with client-focused customer service and administration experience. You will need to be a 'team player' with excellent time management and personal organisational skills. The ability to work accurately in an often pressurised environment whilst being passionate about excelling in client satisfaction is fundamental to this role.

You’ll be helping us to offer this service, on a full time (35) hours basis, working 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday based at our Hanley office.

Primary Responsibilities

  1. Delivery of a first class customer experience
  2. Answering and responding to enquiries via telephone, email and our website
  3. Accurately logging enquires and maintaining our client and prospect database
  4. Gathering the necessary information relevant to new client briefs prior to initial appointments taking place in our Family, Wills and Disputes departments
  5. Gathering the necessary information for new personal injury enquiries by holding detailed discussions with clients over the telephone to enable you to accurately compile and provide relevant information to our Personal Injury Team.
  6. Gathering the necessary information for new conveyancing enquiries to enable you to provide a cost estimate to clients and guide them through the initial stages of the conveyancing process.
  7. Issuing of welcome packs as required for agreement to proceed
  8. Helping to maintain existing client relationships through effective communication
  9. Transferring of clients’ records efficiently and accurately to the correct departments

Person Specification

Skills

  1. High level of accurate data input, data management and word processing skills
  2. Experience of dealing with clients via phone, email and in person
  3. Ability to demonstrate close attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  4. Ability to manage multiple tasks and conflicting priorities during intensive and busy periods
  5. Ability to independently see tasks through to completion, within agreed timescales
  6. Communicate clearly, openly and effectively with authority to both clients and colleagues
  7. Develop and maintain professional relationships
  8. Work well under pressure
  9. GCSE passes in Maths and English at Grade C or above.

Personal Attributes

The individual performing this role must demonstrate that they:

  1. Are able to manage and motivate themselves
  2. Take pride and accountability for what they do
  3. Are an active team player and also understand the needs of the business
  4. Will modify their approach to maximise business dependent on the individuals involved (within defined parameters)
  5. Are highly efficient
  6. Are skilled communicators
  7. Demonstrate a supportive and flexible nature to work within the close team environment

This role, which will be based at our Hanley office, offers a competitive starting salary depending upon experience, 20 days holidays plus Bank Holidays (increasing over time to 25 days plus Bank Holidays), a contributory pension and life cover.

If this sounds like the exciting new opportunity you are looking for don't delay in sending a covering letter and a copy of your comprehensive CV to out HR Manager at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk.

We are looking to fill this position as soon as possible and as such all applications will be considered as they are received.

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