Hours of Work: 09.00 – 17.15 – Monday to Friday (36.25 per week)
We are seeking a confident, proactive Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive to be based at either our Grantham or Newark Office, but to provide cover at both offices as necessary and undertake work for a wide spectrum of both business and personal clients.
Chattertons have achieved “Ones to Watch” status following our first ever staff survey with the Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work, which means we have good levels of employee engagement and we are looking to increase engagement over the next year so we can improve our ranking even further.
The Chattertons Employment law team is an ambitious and growing team, and have recently been ranked in the Legal 500 as a Tier 4 firm within the East Midlands.
The ideal candidate will have a real passion for Employment law and a good level of knowledge and/or experience in this area. Strong research, drafting and negotiating skills are paramount, as is an ability to approach problems in a commercially-minded way. Of particular importance for the role is a desire to undertake business development and marketing activity as there will be a strong emphasis on building up contacts in the local area and developing a client base.
You will be a confident, proactive and structured individual with experience in a broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment work including:
In addition, you will work with the Company’s Marketing Policy to promote and enhance the reputation and business of the company.
This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious induvial to work with autonomy to build their own thriving Employment law caseload, with excellent opportunities for progression within the Firm.
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Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The Company has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the Company’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment. This is available upon request.