Level of role - 1-3 years PQE Division - Employment Location - Manchester
We stand out for being consistently excellent in advice. We not only provide technical excellence and experience but crucially, we also demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them. Our knowledge of our chosen sectors and markets, and our investment in our client relationships set us apart. The Group
The Employment team undertakes work for City institutions, FTSE 100 companies and major UK and international businesses, as well as advising a wide range of other businesses and senior executives, often in our local markets, on matters that are important to them.
We adapt and develop our service in line with the changing and challenging business environments in which our clients operate. Our service to clients is founded on the principles of expertise, commerciality, great relationships and innovation. These, we believe are the cornerstones of a successful client/adviser partnership. We have a friendly, approachable team and our aim is to build long-term client relationships, placing great emphasis on client care and in working in partnership with clients.
The role involves acting as a solicitor in the Manchester employment team working on contentious and non-contentious matters for a range of clients from world famous global brands to owner managed businesses.
Knowledge, skills and experience required
The successful applicant will need the following skills:
A mixture of contentious and non-contentious employment experience is preferred with the ability to deliver day-to-day employment advice on all employment issues, employment litigation and the employment aspects of corporate and project support work
Sound technical understanding of the law
Good drafting and communication skills
Demonstrate a commercial and common sense approach to issues
Be keen to develop their marketing and business development skills as well as being involved in seminars, training, tenders and other similar marketing activities
The ability to work to deadlines within a challenging environment and to work as part of a team, be confident, personable and self-motivated
The successful candidate will have:
Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree
1-3 years' experience gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level
Clear understanding and working experience of the operation and structure of a leading law firm and the needs of the clients of a top flight team