Trainee Solicitor- Employment Law

The Portfolio Group
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
May 01, 2024
May 24, 2024
Trademark Agent
Contract Type

Our client are looking for aspiring solicitors with a passion for Employment Law to join their business on a fantastic opportunity for a Training Contract. Our client are part of a global group, who are experts within their field. During the training contract, you'll have seats within various areas of the group.

  • Employment Law Advice
  • Health and Safety Finance
  • Commercial and Civil Litigation
  • Group In House Legal
  • Intellectual Property

This is an opportunity for any individual who has completed their LPC and is looking to specialise within Employment Law and build their experience within a team of experienced solicitors. During this time you will complete your PQE, which will last 2 years.

On the Training Contract, your key duties/tasks include:

  • To provide clients with legally compliant and commercial advice, predominantly on Settlement Agreements, Commercial Queries, Data Protection, as well as employment law querying including gross misconduct, SOSR, TUPE, grievances alleging discrimination, multiple redundancies and absence management.
  • Ensure that personal knowledge of HR and Employment Law is continually updated.
  • Achieve six measured set KPIs to support all clients with quality sound advice in a productive manner within set SLAs in order to provide a first call resolution. This will be predominately call advice and adjusted accordingly by your particular caseload whilst being available for the clients.
  • To actively own cases to resolution, building rapport and relationships with clients on each interaction.
  • To log all advice accurately onto the bespoke internal system, taking ownership and responsibility for ongoing cases.
  • To provide clients with supporting information/documentation to assist them in the advice provided.
  • Review client documentation and provide advice accordingly taking their internal terms and conditions into account.
  • Refer to Company internal training and legal updates to ensure that advice provided is compliant with our services.
  • To undertake and report on client visits as required by the Advice Service Managers.
  • Follow internal protocols for managing and escalating cases where applicable and ensure full communication and smooth transition when transferring cases to other specialist teams.
  • Carry out other tasks that are deemed necessary by the Management Team.
  • To offer the clients options regarding the take up of other products we provide and make such recommendations accordingly.
  • Ensuring that training records are maintained to reflect the work you have done linked to the skills standard.
  • Take responsibility for your own self development.
  • Develop good working practices by managing your time, effort and resources effectively.

Person Specification:

  • LPC Qualified.
  • Excellent communication skills, problem solving and an ability to communicate with Key stakeholders throughout the business
  • Commercially Minded.

In return, you'll be rewarded with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 25 Holidays + Bank Holidays (increases with service)
  • Day off on your Birthday
  • Annual Profit Share Scheme/ Bonus
  • Christmas Bonus after 3 years
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (% increases with service)
  • Private Health Insurance after 5 years