Job Title Employment Solicitor (1-5yrs PQE)
Job Location Cornwall Devon London
The role – Our law firm client is seeking to recruit a confident and highly motivated employment Solicitor (1 – 5years PQE) to join their client’s award-winning and highly regarded Employment team based in Devon.
In recent years, the team has been ranked as ‘Employment Team of the Year’ in The Lawyer Awards, and sits in Tier 1 of the Legal 500 rankings, with one of their Partner’s identified as a leading individual by Chambers and Partners.
You’ll be part of a high performing team which provides pragmatic, rigorous and commercial advice in both private businesses and the public sector, locally, nationally and internationally.
You’ll also be providing expert advice to a range of clients including employers and senior employees/executives in a range of litigious and non-contentious matters. Responsible for dealing with high quality, high value work, you’ll afforded high levels of responsibility from the outset. Reporting directly to the Partner, you will act in contentious and non-contentious matters, and play an integral part in a wide range of employment work.
About You – An excellent communicator, you will excel at gaining the confidence of the clients you are working with, and handle their matters with commercial awareness, business knowledge and empathy.
You will need the ability to build strong and lasting relationships with clients, and show a genuine commitment to the client relationship. Naturally resilient, you will be able to cope with stressful and demanding situations, and be accustomed to working under pressure to meet challenging deadlines. You will be tenacious and thorough with good commercial judgement, in order to find the best possible outcomes for our clients in often challenging circumstances. You will have an eye for detail, and be meticulous in your work – and be looking to take on high levels of responsibility from the outset. You will have gained a good range of experience of employment matters, but this need not be extensive, if you have the drive to expand your skills and knowledge in this area of law. We will expect you to take a high degree of responsibility for the cases you’re working on, and your Partner will take every opportunity to support and develop you, and provide cross working opportunities to increase experience across the team. This is a great opportunity if you’re ambitious and eager to make a reputation for yourself in a highly reputable firm with national quality work.
About Us – Our law firm client is proud of being a professional yet welcoming, non-hierarchical, diverse, firm, where we want our people to enjoy working together to achieve great results. As an ambitious, profitable and forward-thinking firm, you can expect us to provide you with excellent training and development, in order to further your career in a stimulating and supportive environment. Our spacious modern located in Devon and London are a fantastic workplace and our law firm client actively encourage their people to visit the firm’s prestigious offices. Our law firm client is ambitious – for their team, clients and Partners- they will want to support you to realise your full potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-life balance in a great location.
You’ll also enjoy our range of flexible benefits, which include:
Private Health Insurance
Private Medical Insurance
Discretionary bonus scheme
25 days annual leave, all bank holidays plus your birthday off and an extra day at Christmas. Your holiday entitlement increases with length of service.
Holiday Purchase Scheme
Childcare Voucher Scheme
Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
Free Legal Services to Staff: Including wills and conveyancing
Medicash: Healthcare cash plan for employees.
Ashley Armstrong LLB or Jonny Scott-Slater LLM
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