Our client, an exceptionally well-respected regional practice has a passion for business, clients and the services they offer. Their values (Commercial, Dynamic, Friendly, Integrity, Reliable, Supportive) are at the core of everything they do.
With offices throughout Devon & Cornwall, they feel lucky to be living and working in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.
As the top ranked South West law firm in many of their core areas, high profile clients, stimulating work and early responsibility are a given. Their aim is to make sure that everyone who works for them feels respected, trusted and valued.
You will be undertaking a varied caseload of employment work. This will include, but will not be limited to, supporting litigation matters across all levels of the tribunal process (including advocacy where appropriate), assisting on corporate transactions (including due diligence, advising on consultation exercises and working on transaction documents) and providing ongoing HR and employment support to businesses (including advising businesses on internal processes as well as strategic employment matters).
You will be expected to run your own caseload of both contentious and non-contentious matters. You will be required to assist the team through effective business development and support the implementation of the team’s business and marketing plans alongside the other members of the team. You will be provided with training and support to develop your knowledge and skills to the best of your ability. There will be opportunities to be actively engaged with the firm’s specialist sectors and to work closely with other teams across the firm.
The ideal candidate will be a Solicitor or Legal Executive with experience in litigation but a good working knowledge of all areas of employment law and with 3 to 6 years’ PQE. Commercially aware, you will have the ability to enhance the firm’s reputation through delivery of exceptional client service and grow our client base through effective business development.
You will be able to demonstrate that you have strong analytical and communication skills and that you can work strategically with clients. Although supervision will be given, you should be able to show that you can work independently and under your own initiative. The ability to adapt, to be flexible, and to work as a part of a team is essential.
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