About the Role
We are looking for a senior Solicitor to join the Employment team in Chester. In this role you will ideally have your own client base and current case load and will play a key role in supporting the Chester team.
With current and anticipated growth and development of the team we are looking for someone who has experience of supervising and managing other more junior solicitors, trainees and paralegals. The right candidate will be keen to support a busy Team Leader, ensuring all supervision needs of the team are met.
You will have 7 years+ PQE and experience of dealing with both contentious and non contentious employment law, representing both respondent and claimant. You will have a commercial approach, be good at working to deadlines and be able to demonstrate excellent file management and client care.
You will be a confident person with excellent communication skills who is at ease when dealing with clients; ensuring that each client receives an excellent level of service.
You will have the ability to manage your workload and the workload of others in the team: managing a number of complex cases at any one time. You will also have an excellent eye for detail and the desire to get things right first time.
You will have a willingness and aptitude to get involved in the team/firm’s marketing and business development activities e.g. attending social and networking events.
About the Team
Our highly regarded Employment team has an enviable reputation and is highly ranked in the independent legal guide The Legal 500. The team specialises in all areas of employment law and has a strong client base.
Head of Department, Helen Watson is an experienced advocate and accredited mediator with extensive experience in all aspects of both contentious and non contentious employment law.
About Aaron & Partners LLP
We are a highly reputable law firm with offices in Chester and Shrewsbury and more than 20 recommendations from the two main independent legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality, results focused legal advice through a dedicated partner-led service. Much of the work we undertake is ‘bespoke’, requiring unique solutions to unique problems and a breadth of commercial understanding and appreciation.
The firm positively encourages solicitors at all levels to take on as much responsibility as they are comfortable with. We want individuals who are keen to build and broaden their technical abilities, whilst at the same time developing client-facing and marketing skills.
The firm is growing, ambitious and constantly evolving – and we expect the same from our employees.
Hours of work & Benefits
This position is based at our Chester office. Candidates seeking full and part time hours are welcome to apply.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including:
- 5 weeks annual holiday
- Enhanced pension
- Healthcare scheme
- Death in service benefit (4 x annual salary)
- Supported parking scheme
- and more…….
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally and without discrimination.
As a firm we proactively promote a positive working environment and “The A&P Way”
If you are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity, please send your CV, along with a covering letter to Kate Robertson by email to:
[email protected] or by post to 5-7 Grosvenor Court, Foregate Street, Chester, CH1 1HG.