Employment Solicitor / Senior Solicitor

Recruiter
Blake Morgan
Location
The Vale of Glamorgan (Bro Morgannwg)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jul 2017
Expires
19 Jul 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Summary

Blake Morgan is one of the UK's leading full service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region. We provide our clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements.

The Blake Morgan employment team, in Cardiff is top ranked by the Independent Legal Directories. It comprises11 specialist lawyers, and provides advice throughout the country supporting national and international clients across the public, private and third sector in all aspects of employment law. We are recognised for our long standing client relationships and pragmatic, strategic and effective advice in such areas as restructuring and reorganisations, redundancies, trade union issues, employment tribunal claims, employment contracts and service agreements, discrimination issues and claims, corporate acquisitions, outsourcing, transfer of undertakings (TUPE), whistleblowing, grievances and disciplinaries.

Role Purpose

This is an outstanding opportunity for a solicitor to join our highly successful team. We aim to offer good long term career prospects for those with the enthusiasm to help grow our client base and to develop professionally. From the outset you will get involved in excellent technical work and in business development including designing and delivering bespoke training.

The position offers the opportunity to work on a broad variety of contentious and non-contentious matters such as Employment Tribunal representation; restructurings and re-organisations (including TUPE); transactional work, dismissals and succession planning as well as advising on day to day employment law and HR issues.

Skills & Experience

It is likely that you will have up to 3 years' PQE and specialist relevant employment law experience gained with a recognised regional or London commercial firm, either pre-or post-qualification. We are also willing to consider applications from newly qualified applicants with a strong academic background. A proven track record or keen interest in business development and client relationship management is highly desirable as is a commercial approach.

Personal qualities we seek include:

Impeccable academic record
Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels
Ability to self-motivate
Dedication to exceptional client service delivery
Proactive approach and ability to act on your own initiative

Please note that we are currently only accepting CVs from instructed agencies and direct applicants.