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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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, Litigation and Private Client services.

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 the ability to handle a broad range of matters and 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 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 ability and enthusiasm to promote yourself and the business would be beneficial in any application.

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 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 benefits package.

Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Death in service 2 x salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Perkbox
  • Monthly Dress for the Day
  • Company flu vaccination vouchers

If you wish to apply for this position you should send a full CV with covering letter detailing your experience to Jo Khalifa, Working Life Manager at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk

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 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 our experienced Wills, Trust and Probate Department as a Legal Secretary 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: Wills, Trusts & Probate

Branch: Hanley: Hays House, 25 Albion Street, Stoke-on-Trent, 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 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;

Benefits package:

  • Starting on 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension
  • Death in service 2 x salary
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Perkbox
  • Monthly Dress for the Day
  • Company flu vaccination vouchers

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

Just finished your degree? Wondering what comes next? Looking for experience in a local law firm that you can add to your CV? Looking to get a foot in the door for a future legal role?

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, Dispute Resolution, Wills Trusts and Probate and Family Law.


We are currently looking to initiate a project, which we feel would provide ideal work experience for a recently qualified graduate who is looking to expand and develop their legal knowledge in a real life legal setting.


The project will initially start within the Marketing Department, supporting use to review documents we hold on to for clients. Once that analysis has been completed you will be given the opportunity to assist our Client Service Advisors and other legal departments to handle new and existing client enquiries. This will enable you to get to grips with our systems and give you exposure to handling client enquiries via email
and telephone.


This role will provide you with a varied experience within a legal business, allow you to familiarise yourself with Tinsdills and quite possibly put you in the best possible position should any opportunities arise in the future to progress your legal career.


This will be an office based role at our Hanley office, so, if you have the following experience in a customer service role, use of a variety of MS Outlook packages and a high level of accuracy for data inputting and recording please submit your CV with a short covering letter to our Working Life Manager, Jo Khalifa at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk as soon as possible.


Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, 35 hour working week and a variety of employee perks including an extra day off for your birthday!


No agency submissions will be considered for this role. Direct applicants only!

Tinsdills Talent - whether you are a qualified solicitor, looking for your first legal role, an experienced assistant or looking to join one of our Commercial Services Departments, we are always looking for good people to join our teams. Not only do we have specialised departments for each area of law we also have specialists in providing Employee Support within our Working Life Team, Administration and Reception, Marketing, New Business Management, IT and Accounts.

When you join us, you will be welcomed into a close-knit family community, that supports and encourages one another, offers guidance and provides an abundance of staff benefits that have been designed and customised for our teams.

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our growing business, so if you cannot see a vacancy that is suitable for you right now, please send your CV for consideration to our Working Life Manager, Jo Khalifa at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk who would be happy to discuss possible opportunities that may be suitable.

At Tinsdills, we believe it’s all about people, and without our people the successful outcomes we achieve for our clients would not be possible.

We take your training and development seriously, where your goals become our goals because we want to see you succeed.

Which is why we do things here a little differently. Because we value and appreciate the potential of our people, our Trainee Solicitor Programme is offered exclusively to internal applicants only, ensuring that we are able to create a tailored and supportive programme that lends itself to individual skills and strengths, providing the perfect environment for our trainees to flourish.

We find, that by joining us before applying for a Training Contract, you can be sure that we are the right fit for you, and that your personal key values and behaviours align with those we like to see in our trainees. Then, once you have settled in and fully immersed yourself, you will have the opportunity to apply for one of our Trainee Solicitors positions, where you will gain client exposure and opportunities to handle your own case load as you develop, plus dedicated investment in your wellbeing and development from day one.