Job description


Solicitor (0727)

The Role

Irwin Mitchell is a successful law firm, with a national client case and a reputation for excellence. Our cutting edge Employment & Professional Discipline team in London is looking for a Solicitor with up to 5 years PQE to join us.

The team is highly rated by our clients and ranked as a leader in the field by both Chambers & Partners and Legal 500. It is rated by the legal directories for its “Exceptional experience of claimant work and high quality judgment” and members of the team are described as “outstanding”.

This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your practice, skills and expertise within a supportive team. The role on offer presents a unique opportunity to work closely with partners to gain exposure and experience in the area of Employment, particularly in relation to acting for employees.

Working as a Solicitor within the team, you will have the opportunity to work autonomously on cases; taking instructions from clients and giving appropriate and relevant legal advice. You will also have the opportunity to work on cutting edge cases with Partners in the team. You will have previous experience in Employment law and you'll be able to demonstrate you have achieved time recording and fee income targets in a previous role. Given the nature of the role, you will be highly organised and be able to work pragmatically with the ability to prioritise your workload as required.

Irwin Mitchell is a client-focused firm and as such, you must be passionate about client care, have an excellent telephone and face to face manner and be able to maintain a professional demeanor even in challenging environments. To drive best practice further, you will be an exceptional team player with the ability to work collaboratively to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and to develop other team members.

The role on offer presents an opportunity for you to make your mark in acting for employees, with superb long term prospects for progression within the Firm as part of a rapidly expanding and successful, market-leading team.

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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40 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1N 2PZ
  • Business Area:
    Business Legal Services
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  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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  • Closing Date:
    31 January 2020
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