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Employment Lawyer

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    Up to £55000.00 per annum

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    Oliver Coodye

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    9 months ago

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Employment Lawyer

Bath / Yeovil - Long standing and established firm - Up to £55,000 per annum

Yolk Legal are working alongside an established, reputable and leading player in the legal industry in the South West of England where an exciting opportunity for an Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our client's established, highly regarded team has arisen.

The employment team enjoys an excellent reputation boasting extensive experience of advising on all aspects of the employment relationship. Long established, our client is proud of their commitment to hard work and timeless values that have withstood the complexities and uncertainties faced in life. This firm provides you with exceptional service and support throughout your journey.

Our client is actively engaged in community activities, such as volunteering for local charities, and recently has visited local schools to help students prepare for mock interviews and have participated in beach clean ups.

If you are looking for a role where you can make a real impact and work with a diverse range of clients, we would love to hear from you.

This is what you will be doing

Our client is seeking a talented individual to join their Employment team, providing expert legal advice on Employment matters for their South West based clients.

You will be responsible for:-

  • Overseeing the HR service to smaller business clients.
  • Providing practical solutions to issues such as performance management, sickness absence, and large-scale restructuring.
  • Advising on settlement agreements, TUPE, and exit packages.
  • Representing clients in the tribunal process providing support throughout.

You will also work closely with the Company Commercial Team, providing expert advice on takeovers and mergers.

You will be joining a team of two led by an Employment specialist with over 10 years' experience working for this firm. This is a fantastic opportunity working in a supportive environment for a firm that prides itself on providing opportunity and a proven track record of successfully progressing its trainees.

This is what you'll bring to the team

This firm is interested to hear from Employment Lawyers (Solicitors and CILEX) at all levels particularly NQ Solicitors for their Yeovil branch. There is an abundance of work and you will be expected to hit the ground running and be enthusiastic about working on their current projects.

You will be encouraged to conduct your own advocacy as this firm's Employment team often frequently attends tribunals.

Essential to this firm is a candidate who shares their values and is committed to making a positive impact on the local community. Ideally, you will have strong local links and connections within the community.

As a member of our team, you will be a key representative of our client's business and play an important role in building and maintaining their reputation in the community.

Our client is pride to provide a pastoral and family feel in their workplace and embody the spirit of a good work-life balance. To support this, they offer a hybrid model of working with a 3:2 split between working in the office and working from home. Flexibility is key to ensuring a happy and productive team.

This is what you will get in return

The following benefits are available:-

  • Salary range is £38 - 55k.
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holiday.
  • Birthday annual leave.
  • The office is usually closed between Christmas and New Year with the firm granting two additional days annual leave to its employees.
  • Employee Support Programme which includes vouchers to spend at stores and retailers.
  • "You Time" Company policy; flexibility provided during working hours including extended lunch hour for you to spend however you want.
  • Park + Ride subsidies for the Bath office and staff car parking available at other offices.
  • 4x Death in Service.
  • Critical illness cover insurance cover.
  • Income protection scheme.
  • Salary exchange for Pension Contributions.

Are you interested in this position?

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Oliver Coodye on 07458 142 713 or alternatively send your CV

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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