FAQs | Recruitment


If you have any questions about applying for a role at Irwin Mitchell, see our frequently asked questions below.

What are the stages of the application process?

  • Submit a copy of your CV and covering letter and complete the required fields on the vacancy application form 
  • You should apply online but please call the contact number on the advert if you have any concerns
  • You will receive an email acknowledgement that we have received your application
  • We will contact you within 10 days if your application is being taken to the next stage. If you don't hear from us, on this occasion we will not be taking your application any further 

Where can I find the closing date?

All job adverts include a closing date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as on some occasions, if we receive a large number of applications, we may close a vacancy early.

What should I do if I am having trouble emailing my CV?

Please call the contact number on the job advert.

Can I amend my application once it has been submitted?

If you need to update your contact details please contact the recruitment team on recruitment@irwinmitchell.com

If unsuccessful, can I apply again?

If you see a different role and feel you have the skills, we would welcome your application. If it is the same role, we would ask you to carefully consider how your skills may have changed in the interim to better match the role.

Do you accept speculative CVs?

We don't accept speculative CVs, however vacancies are updated daily on our website so we’d suggest you keep checking the current vacancy page.

When are new vacancies posted onto the site?

We add new vacancies as soon as they come through, so please keep checking the current vacancy pages and apply online for suitable vacancies.

Where can I find directions to your offices?

Please visit our offices pages

Do you accept CVs from recruitment agencies?

We work with a number of agencies, with whom we have agreed specific rates. At the moment we are not looking to engage with any further agencies.

No direct approaches should be made to any member of the firm. All queries should be directed to recruitment@irwinmitchell.com