Employment Lawyer – Cambridge

Role Overview:

Price Bailey Legal Services LLP is a niche employment law firm regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with Lexcel Accreditation. Uniquely it sits within the Price Bailey Group, a firm of chartered accountants and business advisers. Due to recent growth we are looking to appoint a Solicitor to manage a full portfolio of clients, to assist all lawyers in the team on more complex matters, and proactively look for fee development opportunities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • To manage a portfolio of employee and employer matters to a high standard in accordance with PBLS requirements. Effective provision of employment law and HR advice to clients.
  • Display pro-active awareness of current relevant legislation and compliance standards relating them to client situations.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to add value and refer clients to PB specialists.
  • Effectively control own portfolio and client costs.
  • Raise high quality business correspondence and deliver high quality legal advice whilst demonstrating a value for money service to clients.
  • Takes full responsibility for WIP, billing procedures and debtor control of own portfolio with support from supervising team members.
  • Welcomes opportunities to meet with referral sources for fee development purposes.
  • Includes opportunities for fee development in client conversations or correspondence where appropriate.
  • Is the main point of contact for queries from clients within own portfolio.
  • Recognises when matters exceed technical knowledge and experience and seek support from supervising team members.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with clients including proactive contact.

Person Specification:

Work Based Competencies:

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years PQE
  • Possess excellent knowledge of employment law
  • Have proven experience in handling and managing own caseload
  • Proven experience in advising both employee and employers in a full range of employment law matters
  • Proven experience in advising on Settlement Agreements and be able to respond to urgent instructions in an efficient and effective way

Behavioural Competencies

  • Confident, articulate and able to communicate with all levels (externally and internally)
  • Well presented and professional
  • An effective team player
  • Good IT skills
  • Highly reliable
  • An assertive and confident communicator
  • Well organised
  • Self motivated
  • Efficient and able to encourage efficiency in others
  • Shows excellent judgement
  • Mature and professional: takes responsibility for the job
  • Able to influence decision making

Work Pattern:

  • 5 hours, Monday to Friday 09:00-17:30
  • One hour unpaid lunch break each day

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with the ability to purchase 5 extra days)
    • Life Assurance
    • Contributory Pension Scheme
    • Free Parking
    • Social Activities/Charitable Events
    • A Relaxed and Professional Environment

Events

19 March 2019 - 28 March 2019

Charities and trading Seminars

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2 April 2019 - 14 May 2019

Inside the Minds of Business Leaders 2019

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