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Employment Solicitor – Buckinghamshire

Our Client now seeks to hire an Experienced Employment Solicitor. The team features in the top tier of legal directories priding themselves on providing clearly considered and strategic advice.
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Employment Solicitor – Buckinghamshire

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Job Detail

  • Job Ref JRW 8014
  • Salary 60 75000
  • Experience Level 6 - 8 YRS PQE9 + YRS PQE
  • Practice Area Employment

Job Description

Our Client now seeks to hire an Experienced Employment Solicitor. The team features in the top tier of legal directories priding themselves on providing clearly considered and strategic advice.

The firm has grown substantially over the last five years, now employing over 140 staff, with a turnover of circa 12 million.

Main purposes of role (not exhaustive)

  • Experienced Employment Lawyer required – preferably with contacts, but it is not a pre-requisite.
  • Must be 10 years PQE plus.
  • Strong knowledge of advising employers and highly skilled at managing a high workload.
  • Experience with handling fast-paced and highly demanding medium to large corporate clients essential.
  • Counselling plus non-contentious experience essential.
  • Technical expertise and knowledge including TUPE, restructures, employee relations, changing terms and conditions, IR35 etc.
  • Ability to work closely with the Head of Department, handle both their own caseload, and have exposure to Partner’s cases from time to time.
  • Experience in supervising and mentoring junior fee earners.
  • Ability to negotiate.
  • In their personal fee earning work, billings in accordance with set targets, other than where exceptional circumstances apply.
  • Perform fee-earning work accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firm’s quality and risk management procedures.
  • Flexibility, dealing with a number of matters at any given time.
  • Attention to detail and strong written skills.
  • Ensure proper control of work in progress, billing and cash collection. Proficient at fee recording and administration.
  • Be effective in developing new work from existing clients and seeking new clients for themselves and others. Will develop and support marketing initiatives.
  • Maintain and nurture an appropriate network of contacts and referrers and endeavour to promote the firm in their professional and personal lives.
  • Maintain IT skills appropriate to modern legal practice.
  • Travel to other offices and client sites will be required.

Competence will be expected in the following areas:

  • Client Service
  • Financial Performance
  • Technical Ability
  • Leading by example
  • Management, supervision and mentoring
  • Business Development

With an excellent remuneration package, benefits, holiday entitlement and working environment, this is an excellent opportunity not to be missed. It is possible that the role can be carried out flexibly, and we are very open to discussion.

Origin Legal is handling a number of Employment  Solicitor vacancies throughout the South of England. If you are a Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal looking to consider your options, please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

Origin Legal follows strict best-practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.