Employment Associate Solicitor – Cardiff

Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Competitive & Excellent Benefits
13 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Employment Associate – Cardiff
As the chosen Employment Solicitor, you'll be involved in all aspects of employment law, undertaking a mixture of advisory, non-contentious and contentious work, advising employees on a wide range of HR matters.

About you: 
- Passionate about employment law with at least 5 years PQE relevant employment law experience.
- Genuine interest in building client relationships.
- Commercial awareness and client-focused approach.
- Motivated and adaptable approach.
- Excellent drafting, communication and organisational skills.
- Strong analytical and project management skills.
- Strong inter-personal skills; including being a team player with the ability to work independently if required.

Main responsibilities

  • To undertake fee earning work on behalf of clients
  • To attend client meetings and take instructions (home visits as necessary)
  • To create and maintain client files
  • To generate suitable client correspondence
  • To draft legal documents as required
  • To liaise with counsel
  • To attend court hearings
  • To comply with the firm's routine time recording, accounts and administrative disciplines
  • To promptly inform the practice head immediately of any potential problems on files
  • To liaise with external organisations on client matters e.g. other solicitors
  • To participate in marketing and networking events, as requested.
  • To attend and contribute to departmental meetings.
  • To attend training events to comply with the SRA continuing competence requirements.
  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks to assist the department, as requested by the practice head.

Essential qualifications, skills and experience

  • A qualified solicitor admitted as a solicitor by the Law Society
  • Previous experience in employee employment fee earning work
  • Previous experience of attending court hearings
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • Previous experience of using a case management system (desirable)
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent client care skills
  • Good communication skills, orally and also written
  • Ability to priories workload effectively

Please contact Karen Jones in the Cardiff Head Office for a confidential discussion or apply directly for the role below:

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