4 months ago
Solicitor (2 yrs PQE+), London and Surrey
Our award winning Employment Team is one of the largest and most highly regarded in the UK. Ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 our Lawyers are experts in every aspect of Employment Law.
We are currently hiring a qualified Solicitor to join our specialist OMS team providing support to trade unions and staff associations and their members. The role will involve a one year secondment based at the Police Federation headquarters in Leatherhead, Surrey. Thereafter the candidate will continue their employment within our London office.
The successful candidate will be responsible for a varied caseload of predominantly employment law cases and also some defamation cases.
You will be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE experience and will be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of employment law. Passionate about employee rights you will ideally be a claimant solicitor but applications will also be considered from respondent solicitors.
Liaising with police officer representatives on a daily basis, you will have excellent people skills and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely and build relationships with individuals at all levels. You will also be able to show excellent commercial awareness.
This is an excellent opportunity to become part of a highly established team of specialists, and gain first-hand experience with an established client.
Whilst on secondment at the Police Federation Headquarters in Leatherhead, Surrey you will benefit from on-site restaurant facilities, gym membership and free parking. In addition you will benefit from a competitive salary with market leading benefits, a positive and encouraging work environment, exposure to a specialist area of law and the fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with a top ranking law firm.
In order to make a formal application, please select ‘Apply Now’ and following the online process. Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in contact.