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Central Registry Assistant (Part Time)

Trowers & Hamlins
Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

Job Details

Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 170 partners and 1000 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East.  Our global footprint is further enhanced by our strategic partnership with Interlaw which works to facilitate our management of multi-jurisdictional matters.  We have leading practices in Corporate, Litigation, Tax, Banking and Finance, Real Estate and Private Wealth. 

We've always been proud of our natural commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and value the variety of our partnership.  We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. Our strategic direction is shaped by a desire to grow our business in a way that is responsible and sustainable and has the principles of ESG at its core, guiding the way we operate firmwide.

The role of a Central Registry Assistant is to manage the archiving of files, deeds and wills for both the Birmingham and Manchester office. The role may also involve general office support with post, print room, stationary and all other General Office functions. This role is part time (20-25 hours per week), fully office based role at the Birmingham office. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Registration of deeds in the 3E Records Management system and with Hill Group
  • Sending files and deeds to external storage and associated processing in the Firm and Hill Group systems 
  • Management of the destruction of files in accordance with Firmwide file destruction policies
  • Support for other general office staff to handle the retrieval of files and deeds from Hill Group system
  • Assisting with processing, preparation and distribution of incoming and outgoing post, DX and couriers
  • Hand deliveries where required as well as photocopying, scanning, printing, binding of documents
  • Assist Front of House to set up large events and meetings

To succeed in this role, you'll need:

  • Ability to effectively handle and prioritise competing demands and work within deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach
  • An ability to operate autonomously with minimum supervision – a self-starter
  • Good computer skills (including Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Previous office and reception experience (desirable)

But it's not just about experience. We're looking for someone who is:

  • Organised, self-motivated, committed and hardworking
  • Bright enthusiastic and flexible
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • Reliable

Our benefits include, an annual bonus scheme, GPP Pension Scheme with Aviva. We also offer Private Medical Insurance, (currently with Vitality Health) after 6 months of employment, which include discounted gym memberships, free cinema tickets, health assessments and much more. 

Trowers & Hamlins is an equal opportunities employer and values equity, diversity and inclusion. All applications will be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role and will be treated equally irrespective of Ethnicity, Gender (including Trans and non-binary) Race, Disability, Religion and sexual orientation.

If you require any further information on any of our vacancies or would like to discuss any adjustments or additional support that you might need either during the recruitment process or after the offer stage, please feel free to contact our recruitment team on

As part of our firm recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate.


Trowers & Hamlins is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff located across the UK, Middle East and Far East, we provide a full-service integrated offering.

Our clients operate in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services, distribution and logistics, education and health, hotels and leisure, defence, engineering and surveying, charities, retail and energy and natural resources. We also act for many high net worth individuals.

We are different and we believe it is our people that make us unique. We expect and respect that you and your talents are too. The truth is we don't prescribe who you are or how you ought to be. It's what you can do that interests us most.

While the work on offer is rewarding and often complex, the qualities we look for are simple. The ability to get on with people from all walks of life, for example. To talk and to listen. To develop the sorts of relationships that mean you win the friendship and loyalty of clients and colleagues alike. In short, to connect. These are the characteristics our people all have in common. They are vital, as is the drive and imagination to use your unique talents to the full. We will help you in this. In fact, we will support you in every way we can.

Company info
+44 (0)20 7423 8000
3 Bunhill Row

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