Employment Solicitor

Location
England, Devon, Exeter
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
02 Mar 2018
Closes
30 Mar 2018
Ref
BBBH3813
Contact
Charlie Simpkin
Practice area
Employment
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This firm is ranked highly in the Top 100; they are due to go into the Top 50 within the next three years. They have a significant presence in the South West, with a growing London office. They provide corporate and commercial advice to businesses and individuals both nationally and internationally. The firm is modern and is a forward-thinking, collegiate, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and progressive firm with a flexible approach that allows for a good work-life balance and the team structure will provide solid client contact experience giving you expertise ahead of your PQE.

Lawyers are not just technically strong but particularly good at building a business; you will join a commercially minded company with strong ethics. What stands out about this practice is their friendly family culture, they started out as a family-run firm, they have a good social scene with many social clubs throughout the firm and a strong team ethos, their staff retention rate is unheard of. They have grown significantly in recent years and attracted many heavyweight Partners which has featured in the industry press. The firm is known for their flexible working policy, where fee earners enjoy more in the way of work-life balance.

The firm is seeking an Employment Solicitor to join their Tier 1 Legal 500 team in Exeter.

The specialist, Tier 1 Legal 500 ranked, Employment team provides employment law advice for a mix of private and public sector clients, in particular those active in the health and education sectors. It has experience in advising on the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment law, including senior executive termination matters, breach of covenant injunction claims, TUPE outsourcing issues, and high-profile discrimination and whistleblowing tribunal litigation matters, with particular strength in advising on the implementation of external investigations into such allegations.

The practice was appointed to the National Police Legal Framework Panel to provide employment law support to the Metropolitan Police Service (Met) and many other police and related public bodies nationally. Work undertaken for the Met included the defence of unfair dismissal and discrimination tribunal claims.

This will be a very hands-on role where you will work alongside a seasoned team of leading individuals and recommended lawyers on a variety of deals, with this role having particular focus on providing legal support to schools and academies in London and Devon alike, you will get experience ahead of your years, with the opportunity to get involved in good client contact.

Due to this department growing, this role comes with excellent prospects.

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with between 2-5 years PQE
  • A commercial, pro-active, and professional approach to work.
  • Must be self-motivated, committed to working towards goals with high enthusiasm and career commitment.
  • Salary is negotiable, above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for an Employment Solicitor to join this ambitious, growing, top 100 firm based in Exeter.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

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