Solicitor - Employment

Location
England, Devon, Plymouth
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
06 Apr 2018
Closes
04 May 2018
Ref
BBBH3172
Contact
Charlie Simpkin
Practice area
Employment
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

This top 200 firm, nestled in the heart of the Plymouth will offer you market leading training and a stand-out working environment as well as a brilliant work/life balance. The firm is highly reputed and has exposure to some of the highest profile and most reported cases in the country.

They are a top tier employment firm who have altered the landscape alongside personal injury law, and will only take on a quality of work high enough to match their astounding reputation. In practise for nearly 100 years, they have picked up countless accolades and continue to do so.

The opportunity for growth within this firm is unparalleled...

The Firm

With a heritage dating back nearly 100 years this top tier firm are now one of the most experienced in both Personal Injury and Employment Law nationally. The firm advocate the belief that justice should be there for the working people and have intimate ties to trade union movements. This engrained ethos can be seen in 100% claimant only work, representing the abused or injured and never the organisation. The staff in this firm embody this culture and create an environment where achieving justice is followed only by a welcoming atmosphere.
Although you will find a cohesive and driven unit - work-life balance remains a constant principal.

Due to the excellent training providing they will give you all the tools necessary to use your time effectively; you will rarely find individuals working outside of their standard working hours or sacrificing familial or personal commitments. The team here are absolutely driven to work for each other and achieve group success - you will never lack support.

The Role

You will be an Employment Solicitor . ILEX with at least 1 years PQE. There is no upper limit as to the level of PQE and I strongly urge the more senior candidates to apply as the firm are making senior hires as well.

You will provide a range of general legal advice to Trade Unions. But specifically, to advise on and where necessary, sign off Settlement Agreements. Contact with union officials (often at a senior levels) and members, will form a large part of this role and will include development and promotion of the firms service.

This exciting role is available for passionate individual to join a firm that has an outstanding reputation in Employment.

You will be based in the Plymouth office. The role will involve travelling to meet members who require face to face advice.

There may also be a requirement/possibility to work from home!

The ideal candidate will have strong experience in Employment law and good client facing abilities.

This is an absolutely fantastic role to get your foot in the door at a top ranked firm.

Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor (1+ years PQE) There is no upper limit as to the level of PQE and I strongly urge the more senior candidates to apply as the firm are making senior hires as well.
  • You will have strong attention to detail and be able to pick thing sup quickly
  • Strong communication skills in both written and verbal forms
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

This is a great opportunity for an Employment Solicitor / ILEX to join a flourishing department in the heart of Plymouth.

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