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

We have an exciting opportunity for you to work within the Administration Department based at our Leek office, where you will have the chance to support our team of dedicated legal professionals.

We are looking for a highly motivated administration officer 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: Administration

Branch: Leek: 10 Derby Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 5AW

Hours:  Part-time: Monday – Friday 11.00am – 3.00pm (20 hours per week)

Responsible to: Head of Department

Your Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing telephone calls
  • Maintenance of filing system
  • File Deletions
  • Retrieving and filing wills and deeds
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Delivering Faxes to relevant personnel
  • Stocking all stationery cupboards in the post room
  • Reception cover
  • Providing refreshments for meetings held at the office
  • Banking
  • Shredding
  • Updating databases as required

Experience and Training: 

Experience in the professional services field would be an advantage but is not essential as long as you can demonstrate similar / relevant experience or aptitude. Appropriate training and support will be provided

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.
  • Well organised and excellent communication skills are essential

Your Qualities:

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

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

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

Looking for a new challenge in a team? Are you an enthusiastic and committed team member? If so, Tinsdills could be the business for you. We want someone like you to join our busy Sandbach office to support our Managing Director.

Department: Admin

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

Hours:  Full Time – 35 hours per week

Responsible to: Managing Director(s)

Experience: Experience working as an Executive Assistant/PA at Board level for a minimum of 3 years, preferably within a legal firm

Your Duties and Responsibilities:

  • acting as a first point of contact for callers, dealing with emails and phone calls by responding, passing on messages or highlighting them for their manager’s attention
  • managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the manager/executive
  • booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
  • organising events and conferences
  • reminding the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines
  • typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • managing databases and filing systems
  • implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
  • collating and filing expenses

Your Skills:

  • a desire to get it right first time, with good attention to detail
  • efficient time management – you are able to work under pressure and prioritise effectively
  • friendly persona and a good team player
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
  • Highly organised and great attention to detail

Your Qualities:

  • knowledgeable
  • proactive
  • motivated
  • flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities
  • reliable;
  • supportive

Benefits package:

  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday holiday
  • 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 Working Life Manager Jo Khalifa at jo.khalifa@tinsdills.co.uk

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.