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Legal Advisor

Legal Advisor

Posted 6 April by Thompsons Ended

Vacancy: Legal Advisor

Office: Plymouth

Salary: £27,753-£32,157

Closing date for applicants: 19 April 2018

Contract: Permanent

Hungry to work on high profile cases?

Then look no further as Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you.

We are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury law firm in the UK. Established since 1921 we have been able to build a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people. Want to join us?

We are currently looking for a talented Lawyer to join us in our Plymouth office to run a caseload of Employment Rights cases. You will be a team player with the ability develop and maintain excellent client relationships and will be keen to engage in marketing and business development opportunities.

The role:

You will be conducting and managing a full caseload of Employment Rights cases. You will be providing a range of general legal advice to Trade Unions. Specifically advising on, and where necessary, signing off Settlement Agreements. Contacting union officials and members will form a large part of this role and will include development and promotion of this service.

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of cases, which will include highly-prestigious and interesting Employment Rights cases. You will also receive invaluable training from leading lawyers in the Personal Injury field, offering unrivalled professional growth and development. You will find a collaborative and friendly working environment and an excellent work/life balance.

Key Requirements:

  • You will be a qualified Solicitor / Legal Executive

  • You will have employment rights advice experience

  • Someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment

  • Excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential

  • Empathy with the Labour Trade movement is desirable

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance

  • 23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Annual travel and parking loans

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Financial assistance for professional development

Further Information

For a full job description and application form please visit our website.

Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.

No agencies please.

Reference: 34849333

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