Extremely competitive
09 Mar 2018
06 Apr 2018
Victoria Kemp
Practice area
Full time
Contract type
In-house management role with a major accountancy firm

The Firm
Our client is a Lexel-accredited niche employment practice forming part of a multi-award-winning  accountancy and business-advice group with an international presence. Fully engaged in local community matters, committed to a substantial corporate responsibility programme and supporting local and international charities, a substantial part of the firm’s success is due to its highly personalised approach, in-depth understanding of client needs, and total commitment to excellent client care. The firm looks for staff who combine technical expertise with commercial acumen and outstanding client care skills. On offer is an excellent range of benefits including a share scheme and a very generous holiday allowance.

The Role
The employment law team continues to grow and is now looking to recruit an experienced solicitor or legal executive to advise on complex employment law and related HR matters and to manage a team of junior lawyers, including newly-qualifieds and paralegals, split between two offices in the local area.
Responsible for your own portfolio of clients, you will be adaptable and flexible, with strong time-management skills in a fast-paced environment and liaising as necessary with senior members of the team. You will be extremely well-organised, taking full responsibility for reporting on work-in-progress, billing procedures and debtor control and with an excellent overview of costs management. Personable and approachable, you will continue to nurture relationships with existing clients and look to build new ones through referrals and external contacts. 

The Candidate
You will have a substantial background of at least 6 years’ PQE gained in a similar role, including demonstrable experience in managing a team;
Have an excellent understanding of compliance standards and ongoing awareness of current relevant legislation;
Be a strong negotiator, with a robust approach and excellent communication skills;
Proactive, confident, and flexible, have excellent time management and a creative, problem-solving approach;
Have good IT skills.


For further details of this employment lawyer vacancy, please contact Victoria quoting reference VK01506361



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