Associate Solicitor - Employment
Employment Lawyer Associate Solicitor job in Cambridge
Your new company
This market leading law firm has practices across the UK and has a strong international presence. The firm's lawyers provide a range of legal services for many industries including: personal injury, clinical and medical negligence, employment law, family law, litigation, business crime and regulatory matters, consumer law, criminal law, police law, professional negligence and human rights. The firm's expertise in personal work injury work is well renowned and held in high esteem amongst the legal community.
Your new role
The firm are looking to recruit an Employment Solicitor to join their practice team in Cambridge. You will be responsible for running your own caseload whilst assisting on higher value, more complex cases. Their team of Employment Lawyers have worked on many precedent-setting cases and everyone they represent, from the highest ranking senior executives and partners to junior employees, receives the best legal representation and the highest level of consideration at all times. This is an exciting opportunity to join a law firm leading the legal market in this field.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need strong academics (2.1 or higher degree) or equivalent. The firm are seeking UK Qualified Solicitors with 3-5 years post qualification employment experience, or equivalent. High calibre post qualification experience in employment and liability claims is essential, as is the ability to run your own caseload under supervision and assist seniors with large scale casework in a team environment.
You will need to be able to give and take instruction, apply a forensic approach, and deliver commercially pragmatic solutions. You will need to be proactive and take initiative, with strong communication skills both verbal and written, be able to manage your own time, demonstrate excellent organisation skills and strong technical and research skills. A flexible attitude towards working practices and an ability to adapt style as required for supervision purposes are a prerequisite. You should be confident in your own abilities and in your approach, a solid team player, approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients, self-motivated and enthusiastic.
What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are approachable, responsive, trustworthy and straightforward. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.
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