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Leilani Reader
Permanent | Salary: £45000
Employment Solicitor

Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive 2–3 years PQE, £45K dep on experience, Orpington, Kent Our client is a Legal 500, award-winning law firm in Orpington who are looking for an Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive with strong commercial acumen to join their reputable team representing both employees and employers on a wide range...

Employment Solicitor

Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive 2–3 years PQE, £45K dep on experience, Orpington, Kent

Our client is a Legal 500, award-winning law firm in Orpington who are looking for an Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive with strong commercial acumen to join their reputable team representing both employees and employers on a wide range of Employment matters. The firm promote flexible working as well as great career progression and benefits. They would be open to a more senior candidate who is perhaps looking for reduced hours, 3 or 4 days a week.

The role

The role will be dealing with a varied employment caseload including both respondent and claimant work. Some of the work will include:

  • Advising and negotiating contracts
  • Advice on disciplinary, grievance and appeal hearings
  • Advising on the employment implications following sale or transfer of a business (TUPE)
  • Advising on proposed changes to terms and conditions of employment

What they are looking for

  • An ambitious and self-motivated solicitor or Legal Executive with around 2-3 years PQE in dealing with a varied employment caseload
  • Strong commercial awareness along with the ability to produce legal advice to clients, both verbal and in writing in a clear, concise and straightforward manner is essential
  • Must be keen to participate in marketing and business development
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Flexible, energetic, organised and accustomed to meeting tight deadlines
  • Able to demonstrate the highest level of client care and awareness
  • Willingness to go the extra mile

What they can offer

  • A competitive salary, benchmarked against our competitors, and reviewed annually
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension contribution of 3% of the qualifying amount towards a personal pension.
  • Staff may also make increased contributions
  • Staff benefit scheme valued at a minimum of £1,100 with cash alternative available by request
  • Private medical insurance (available through our benefit scheme)
  • Subsidised parking (available through our benefit scheme)
  • Five weeks holiday per annum plus bank holidays
  • Paid time to carry out community/charity work
  • In-house exercise classes Regular social events including drinks, bowling and cinema Quarterly lunch dedicated to staff with full catering provided Team building events Flexible approach to working Season ticket and personal loans Christmas meal/party Discounted legal fees
  • 2-hour lunches (once a month)
  • Dress down days Half day annual leave to celebrate your birthday Flu jabs Free eye testing and contribution towards new glasses
  • Daily fresh fruit Enhanced maternity pay providing 12 weeks of full salary
  • Enhanced sickness pay providing 12 weeks of full salary
  • Additional holiday granted for staff getting married Study leave and supported learning*

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity contact Leilani Reader at leilani@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642511 (office hours) or 07974429861 (out of office hours).

 

LR Legal is a specialist legal recruitment agency with a reputation based on trust and integrity. We will always ask your permission before sending your CV to any of our Clients.

The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

LR Legal Recruitment is operating as an Employment Agency in respect of this vacancy.

*We require a lawyer who has gained the necessary experience for the position advertised. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE

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