Employment Solicitor

Employment Solicitor

Job Category: Solicitor
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cardiff / Flexible

About Acuity Law

Acuity Law is a dynamic law firm with a modern organisational structure and an agile, fluid team-centric model. Not held back by tradition, we are always looking to improve our client service and grow our community of lawyers.   

We are a team of instinctively commercial lawyers, passionate about delivering the best legal service with our people and our clients at the heart of everything we do.   

As experts in our fields, total quality at all levels of our business is our hallmark. This is our measure of success: long-standing client relationships, helping our clients to achieve their business objectives as an extension of our client’s commercial and legal teams.   

The firm’s culture is reflected in the quality of service to clients and the speed and precision with which the Acuity Law team gives advice.  

The firm’s recent accolades include The Times Best Law Firms of the Year 2020, Law Firm of the Year 2020 at Wales Legal Awards and Law Firm of the Year (Wales) at the Legal 500 Awards. 

Role Overview

We are recruiting an employment solicitor, with two years’ post-qualification experience to join our highly regarded employment team.

The employment team represent a broad range of clients from listed corporations to mid-market and emerging businesses, advising clients on all aspects of employment law and HR best practice. The team is well-known for its pragmatic and commercial approach which is delivered in a creative and supportive manner. The team also focuses on in-house client training programmes and HR delivery.

Skills & Experience

We’re seeking a lawyer qualified to a minimum of two years’ PQE with a demonstrable interest in a career in employment and relevant post qualifying experience in a leading regional or City practice.

As an Acuity lawyer, you will be bright, enterprising, motivated and be able to evidence excellent analytical and drafting skills and confidence in front of clients.

The ideal candidate will be a technically strong employment lawyer who is seeking responsibility, client contact and the opportunity to advise a broad range of client issues principally from an employer perspective. It will particularly be of interest to someone looking for a modern approach to supporting clients, providing consultative employment/HR advice, and an opportunity to join a department with aspirations for growth and development. You will need to have excellent client care skills with the ability to communicate directly with clients at a senior level, strong technical skills, particularly drafting, presentation and research, be IT literate and able to work well under pressure.

Our work is a mix of advisory, contentious, and transactional matters, predominantly on behalf of businesses/respondents. Some of our projects in the last year include the implementation and design of a new pay and grading structure, a workforce restructure and redundancy exercise, the design and delivery of a management and leadership programme, the management of disciplinary, grievance and performance procedures and the management of TUPE transfer arrangements.

Salary Range

Competitive with a comprehensive benefits package and career development path. 

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