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Employment Solicitor

Job title:  Employment Solicitor

Department:  Employment

Reporting to:  Head of Department

Based:  Aldgate Tower, London

Flexibility:  Occasional travel to client offices

Contract Type:  Permanent, Full time

Hours:  Monday – Friday 9-5.30pm

As well as providing first class legal services, Ince also offers a wealth of professional services and advice to clients including accounting, financial services, consulting, and pension advice.

After a period of significant growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join us as an Employment Lawyer where you will have the chance to really make an impact and work with our impressive and diverse Legal Teams that have proven themselves to be fast-paced, dynamic and deliver excellent results.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Legal/technical ability as it relates to employment, both contentious and non-contentious.
  • Able to demonstrate an understanding of the client's aims and objectives, together with being able to communicate with and advise clients, helping them decide the best course of action.
  • Able to manage own caseload with supervision and organise time effectively.
  • Able to demonstrate a level of competence in own area of law commensurate with PQE and able to identify the relevant legal issues applicable to a case or a transaction.
  • Takes client calls professionally and produces / records effective telephone notes and conducts effective case management to progress client matters.
  • To apply firm and departmental processes and procedures.  This would include achieving agreed fee earning and caseload targets as set by the head of the team.
  • Draft legal documents in plain language that are clear and concise making best use of precedents including knowing how to save time and costs.
  • Participate in business generation activities including identifying and attending appropriate networking opportunities

Person Specification

  • Exceptional communication, presentation and problem solving skills, both verbal and written with excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate professionally and respectfully with all whom you interact.
  • Proven multi-tasker, who can demonstrate the ongoing use of initiative. 
  • Take own initiative but be aware of limitations / when supervision may be required or necessary.
  • Play an active role within the team and support other team members on a regular basis
  • Used to delivering against short deadlines, accurately with a proven ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload.
  • Able to demonstrate experience liaising pro-actively with third parties professionally.
  • Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding/awareness of good financial health, including working within sensible budgets, working capital and regular billing and refers matters as necessary in a timely fashion to a supervisor.

Please be aware that this role is only open to direct applications and any speculative applications from agencies will not be accepted.

Appointment is subject to the appropriate basic disclosure/DBS checks, and satisfactory references.

To apply for this role please send your CV here quoting the role and location you’re applying for.