About the Role
A city-centre location and top quality Employment work- what more could you want?! Our expanding Employment team in Oxford is looking for an ambitious Associate/ Senior Associate Solicitor to work closely with Partner Kate Benefer to provide exceptional legal advice to our broad base of employer and claimant clients.
You will be a straight-talking lawyer, used to providing commercially astute advice to your clients. We offer a really supportive environment but we’ll be looking for you to stand on your own two feet by managing your own workload and taking a keen interest in marketing and business development activities.
The key aspects of the role will include:
Skills & Experience:
Qualified Solicitor with a good depth of post qualification experience in Employment law- Essential
Broad employment experience having undertaken both contentious and non contentious employment work for a diverse range of clients- Essential
Ability to manage own files and delegate work to others- essential
Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service- Essential
We are a progressive UK Top 100 law firm known for our commercial, private client, clinical negligence and personal injury work. We were the winner of the Managing Partners’ Forum ‘Best Managed Firm’ award for 2019.
Our firm has 520 people with offices in Bath, Oxford, London, Swindon and Marlborough.
At Royds Withy King, people come first. Our brand is built around being ‘Ahead of the Curve’. By this we mean always trying to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes, looking ahead to the future, anticipating their needs and coming up with solutions.
We also pride ourselves on providing a brilliant place to work. We recognise that investing in our people and their career is the only way we can succeed in achieving what is best for our clients. Our friendly, accessible and supportive culture is incredibly important to us and we are continually looking at new ways to nurture and enhance it. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone’s opinions matter.