Biscoes is a well established and growing law firm situated on the South Coast and Isle of Wight. We pride ourselves in providng a professional approach in a friendly environment.
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a qualified employment lawyer with at least 1 years' PQE (or equivalent skills and experience) to work in the Commercial Department at our Portsmouth office.
This role would suit a dedicated and driven employment lawyer who is passionate about employment law and who enjoys finding solutions clients' problems.
Your caseload will include a mix of both contentious and non-contentious matters working for both employes and employees.
- Drafting contracts of employment, employee handbooks, consultancy agreements, settlement agreements etc.
- Advising on restrictive covenants and confidentiality agreements.
- Advising on contentious work issues and settlement agreements.
- Employment tribunal case preparation and representation for both claimants and respondents for all types of claims.
- Business development activities including attending events, training and seminars.
The Ideal Candidate
A sound knowledge of employment law is essential along with strong academics, good interpersonal skills (both verbal and written), excellent client care and the ability to organise, prioritise, handle and take responsibility for a varied caseload.
Salary & Benefits: Competitive depending on experience, 25 days holiday, contributory company pension, staff bonus scheme, healthcare cash back scheme and membership to Perkbox.
This is a permanent position working 35 hours per week.
We believe a diverse culture can bring specific skills and personalities and so promote equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss and reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.
Biscoes is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces Community. As such, Biscoes guarantee an interview for any Armed Forces member as long as they meet the requisiste criteria set out in the job description. The scheme is not a guaranteed job for members of the Armed Forces Community, as selection procedures will ensure the best candidate for the job it appointed, based on the objective criteria of the role profile.
Applcations: By email to Sarah Godley, firstname.lastname@example.org with CV and brief covering email.
Closing date: Friday 6 July 2018