Practice Area: Employment, Pensions & Regulatory

Recruitment Partner: Thereza Olofsson

Office: Glasgow

Reference: 22012/TO

We are looking for a 2-4 year PQE Solicitor to join our busy Employment team in Glasgow. The ideal candidate will have respondent and applicant experience in high level advisory work, and be confident handling complex corporate support matters for national and international clients.

Main function of job

To demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and the ability to deliver results within required time frames in order to provide the highest service level to external clients whilst demonstrating and communicating a clear understanding of business needs/changes to internal clients.

Main Duties

  • Clearly understand client requirements and provide practical answers to problems whilst ensuring best practice and technical accuracy at all times;
  • Be accountable for individual financial performance and ensure delivery of responsibilities within required time frames and to the highest standard possible;
  • Analyse risk and use sound judgement with decisions impacting on clients/practice area and anticipate both positive and negative consequences;
  • Delegate work appropriately and manage work upwards when required to ensure that work performed meets individual performance requirements as well as those of the wider team/Firm;
  • Understand individual role and performance in the Firm as well as commercial trends affecting practice area or potential business development activity;
  • Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the Firm’s direction and client needs;
  • Act appropriately to business needs including an ability to initiate change and communicate new ideas effectively both internally and externally at all levels;
  • Delegate as required in order to encourage cross working where appropriate and maximise profitability.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us.  We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work.  At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Disability Support

As an inclusive employer, DWF wants to see every candidate performing at their best. Please log in to Clear Talents at http://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles2016 to tell us what reasonable adjustments you may need and to discover how we might improve your recruitment experience, examples of reasonable adjustments could include: additional time for exercises, a hearing induction loop, a request for information in an alternative format. DWF are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all.

To apply, please click 'apply now' and provide the job reference number 22012/TO

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email Thereza Olofsson on thereza.olofsson@dwf.law

 

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