Senior Associate - Commercial (Employment)

Senior Associate - Commercial (Employment)

Mills & Reeve

Birmingham, United Kingdom

Vacancy ID: 006128

What does the role involve?

We are looking for an experienced employment solicitor to join our growing team of 17 employment lawyers based in Birmingham. You will undertake a broad mix of contentious and non-contentious work for our commercial clients, which include Jaguar Land Rover, Iron Mountain, VW Financial Services, Bloor Homes and the Arcadia Group.

At this level, you will be expected to perform as follows:

Client service

  • Deliver outstanding client service to both internal and external clients to encourage client retention and referrals
  • Have a sound understanding of clients' legal, commercial and service requirements
  • Have effective client relationship and client service skills

Technical excellence

  • Have strong technical competence and legal knowledge in employment law
  • Deliver high quality and commercially focussed advice
  • Conduct advocacy
  • Deliver training to clients and target clients
  • Carry out supervision of junior lawyers

Business development

  • Engage in business development with existing and new clients and other professionals

The person

  • You will have 4+ years' experience gained in a reputable firm with a substantive employment law practice acting for employers.

What skills and attributes would I need?

Essential

  • In-depth employment law knowledge and experience
  • Good academics - 2.1 degree or equivalent with good A levels
  • Clear enthusiasm for employment law
  • Excellent written English for drafting purposes
  • Very good presentational skills
  • Self-starter with common sense and initiative, and ability to work as a team-player working on complex matters
  • Very good time and documentation management skills
  • Keen attention to detail

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