Careers with Sydney Mitchell

Benefits Sydney Mitchell can offer you:

  • Working for an extremely well established legal firm - in operation for 250 years
  • Group Stakeholder Pension Scheme with Scottish Widows. Access to a tax efficient salary sacrifice option
  • Access to a travel scheme - Purchase annual travel cards at a reduced cost
  • Healthcare plan - Financial assistance towards a range of healthcare including optical, dental and counselling
  • Access to a Childcare Voucher Scheme - The option to sacrifice part of your salary to receive Tax and NI free childcare
  • 25 days holiday (2 to be taken at Christmas/New Year) plus public holidays
  • Flexible holiday purchase / sale scheme.

Current Vacancies   


Private Client Assistant - Shirley Office.  Start date Mid April

A minimum of 2 years post qualification experience working in a private client department of a well respected law firm required.  More senior candidates will be considered.  Candidates with contacts or clients to bring will be given priority but this is not essential.


  • To handle private client work including wills, trusts and probates coming into Shirley office.
  • To generate new high net worth clients for the private client department
  • To generate new work from existing client base, including increasing cross selling of private client work by other departments and reciprocity where possible
  • To identify and secure new and existing sources of work for the firm from intermediaries, brokers or businesses operating in the professional sector e.g. banks, accountants, IFA's etc.

Salary:   Market Rates

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your CV, covering letter and salary requirements to Sarah Archer, Finance Partner at the Shirley Office (346 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull, B90 3DN) or by email to 


Work Experience 

Students often write to us with a CV in the hope of securing work experience to support their studies or as part of their career choice at school.  We are grateful for this interest and note each one.  As a firm we have resolved to ensure that we offer the best training options and therefore only have a limited number of placements available.

Currently we will not have any work experience opportunties available throughout 2015