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  • Advert Title NQ Solicitor- Employment
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    About the Role

    Due to the continued growth and success of our Employment team in Wiltshire, we are looking for an NQ Solicitor to join us. The team have gone from strength to strength in recent years and are now one of the largest Employment teams in the Wiltshire region.

    This role will work alongside the Head of Department and other fee earners in the team to undertake a mix of non-contentious and contentious employment work for both employees and employers. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of high quality employment work.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • Manage a caseload of Employment files, under supervision, dealing effectively with cases and transactions including contentious and non-contentious, respondent and claimant work.

    • Prepare effectively and progress advocacy matters, negotiating the most appropriate solutions for the client.

    • Raise personal profile and attracts delegated work; take responsibility for aspects of BD projects within the department

    • Research and draft article and assists with the production of marketing materials

    • Encourage juniors/ trainees and give feedback to assist their learning, effectively delegating tasks where appropriate

    • Participate in projects and supports the team by being flexible, putting forwards ideas for general business improvements and offers to assist in implementation

    • Understands, learns and applies all business processes applicable to own work learning new processes as required

     

    About You 

    • Newly qualified solicitor with up to 2 years PQE. Applications will also be considered from qualified Legal Executives

    • Previous experience of Employment law (minimum of 6 month seat)

    • Ability to manage your own files, with minimal supervision

    • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivering exceptional client service

    • Organised and efficient

    • Positive Attitude to Work- You approaches work with positivity and energy and thrive in a busy environment.

    • Effective Communicator- You clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. You speaks in Plain English.

    • Self Aware- You recognise your personal strengths and weaknesses and use that knowledge to interact positively with others. You maintain a professional impression.

    • Team Player- You actively participates as a member of a team and develop and maintain relationships with others.

    • Resilient- You function effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.

    • Open to Change- You are receptive to new ways of working and have the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

     

    About Us 

    Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices.  We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

    We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve. 

    And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last four years.

    Why Join Us?

    Royds Withy King are proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Swindon we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King "For Your Career" we will help to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area. 

    We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.

    If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

    Please note that closing dates on vacancies are provided as a guideline. Royds Withy King reserves the right to close a vacancy earlier than the stated closing date.
  • Closing Date 03-Mar-2017
  • Location Swindon Regent Circus
  • Pay Info Between £34000.00 - £34000.00
  • Reference 78/16
  • Job Type Solicitor
  • Area of Practice Employment
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