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  


Residential Conveyancer

Ambitious and energetic residential conveyancer required to join conveyancing team in the firm's Solihull office to build new work and work sources for the department

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience handling their own caseload of residential conveyancing files covering all types of conveyancing transactions
  • Must be able to demonstrate either relevant qualifications, a training record or a career path that confirms technical skills are adequate
  • Must have a proven track record of effective business development.

If you are interested in this opportunity please forward your CV and salary requirements to Sarah Archer, Finance Partner, Sydney Mitchell LLP, 346 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull B90 3DN or by email to


Experienced Legal Secretaries - Residential Conveyancing

Full Time - Birmingham and Sheldon Offices

Experience within Property is essential for these roles

  • File Management Responsibilites
  • Audio & copy typing to a high standard
  • Dealing with Land Registry and HMRC filing forms
  • Diary management responsibilities, including making appointments and organising meetings
  • Work with other secrectarial support to provide responsive and professional support service to fee earners and clients
  • Responsible for copying, scanning and faxing required by fee earners, including the preparation of large files or bundles

The successful candidates must be able to communicate effectively with clients and staff and work within a team.  You must have a professional telephone manner and sound technical skills in Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.  Minimum typing speed of 65wpm with a good level of accuracy.

If you are interested in these opportunities please forward your CV and salary requirements to Sue Salvin-Day, HR Manager, Sydney Mitchell LLP, 346 Stratford Road, Shirley, Solihull or by email to


Wills Assistant - Start Date Immediate

Based primarily at Shirely Office but regular time spent at our other offices

The position will include taking will instructions and preparing all wills other than HNW.  You will handle your own caseload and assist other private client fee earners when required.  You will be required to assist in the City Centre office from time and time and also attending clients out of the office.

  • Must have demonstrably good training during previous career, both practical and theoretical
  • Experience of handling own caseload for a minimum of two years with minimal supervision
  • Experience of drafting simple and complex wills, LPA's and Court of Protection
  • Working with Microsoft Word and Outlook and be capable of self typing
  • Drafting skills, professional education, excellent file management and ability to meet financial targets
  • Some experience of or interest in business development
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build relationships with existing and potential new clients and be personable and presentable

An ILEX qualification is desirable but not essential.

If you are interested in this opportunity please forward your CV and salary requirements to Sarah Archer, Finance Partner, Sydney Mitchell LLP, 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 do not have any work experience opportunties available throughout 2018

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