Employment Solicitor

Part Time
  • Part Time
  • Cardiff

Website Slater & Gordon (UK) LLP

Our award-winning Employment Team is one of the largest and most highly regarded in the UK. Ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 our Lawyers are experts in every aspect of Employment Law. Due to continued success, Slater and Gordon wish to appoint an Employment Lawyer who will be responsible for a varied caseload, within our Private Employment Team in Cardiff. You will be passionate about employee rights and will ideally be a claimant solicitor, but applications will also be considered from respondent solicitors. This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a highly established team of specialists, based in our flagship offices in central Manchester. If you have got the talent, ambition and focus and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career we would love to hear from you. About Slater and Gordon Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm, and our mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. We are a legal services business powered by technology and led by people that support customers in every step of their case. Client service is at the heart of Slater and Gordon and we take pride in the impressive headlines we generate, demonstrating our range of work and the relentless pursuit of justice by our Solicitors. At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So, we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future. Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure that all our employees are working towards the same goals. Responsibilities to include: Ensures efficient file management of cases including adherence to timescales; compliance with precedents, letters or documents on the case management system with appropriate supervision.Supports Senior Management to research, identify and target potential new clients.Oversees and produces complex documents, briefs and affidavits through plain English (verbal and written communication).Applies a deep understanding of the law and significant expertise in one or more areas within own Practice Group.Manages client meetings, sets expectations with clients and leads complex negotiations.Supports Department heads and senior management to research, identify and target potential new clients. Sets own goals to achieve financial targets.Ensure financial aspects of matters including time recording, billing and debtor management are managed to enable achievement of personal fee budgets.Delegates appropriately assigning responsibility for tasks and decisions, identifying success measures, supporting as neededIs aware of the risk profile to area of business and works to minimise exposure, including by supervision of staff. About you: SRA/CILEX Qualified or relevant experience.Ability to work under pressure and prioritise work for various stakeholders.Excellent communication skills, verbal, written and listening.Excellent understanding of legislation/legislative processes within their relevant specialism, through practical experience.Excellent attention to detail. Company Values: Our values provide the framework for how we engage with our colleagues, customers, and stakeholders. These behaviours and values must be demonstrated in the role and across the business. We do what we say we willWe own it, we sort itWe don’t wait, we createWe respect and encourage each otherWe make time to live What we offer in return: We offer a flexible agile working environment, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package including: Hybrid working – 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 daysPension schemeHealth cash planLife assuranceIncome protection insuranceCycle to work schemeEyecare vouchers ……and many more! Slater and Gordon also support and encourage you with developing your career with an award- winning law firm. Please Note – Vacancies may close prior to the expiry date displayed, subject to volume of applications received. For further enquiries relating to this vacancy please contact: [email protected]

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