We are always pleased to hear from professional staff or from support staff who are seeking a rewarding career within a firm that has numerous opportunities for growth and development. Silks offers a collegiate and supportive working environment where work / life balance is a reality rather than a promise.
Applications for our current vacancies, or sent speculatively, should be made by CV with a covering letter to our Practice Manager, Julia Alexander.
Are you a driven employment fee-earner with at least three years’ experience of employment law, looking to undertake a varied caseload of both contentious and non-contentious employment work? This is a great opportunity to build on an existing client base and develop the department under your direction.
You can expect to work on complex contentious employee matters, providing advice to clients on a range of matters from redundancy to unfair dismissal, supporting through to attending tribunal hearings. You’ll also provide advice on non-contentious employment matters to employers, from drafting employment contracts to advising on how legislation applies to their companies and situations.
To apply for the role you should have:
- At least three years employment law experience both contentious and non-contentious
- A strong academic background
- Sound technical knowledge and drafting skills
- Willingness to effectively market the department
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Private Client Legal Assistant
Our established, successful and busy private client team are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Assistant / Secretary to join their friendly, quality-driven team with a keen focus on client care.
Supporting a team of four fee-earners, you will have at least two years experience of working in a similar role, taking responsibility for document creation and file administration under the supervision of the Head of Department. You must be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of legal administration processes and be able to work efficiently with a case management system.