All Locations
Bedwas, Bristol
Careers Site Advertising End Date
28 Apr 2024
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Employment

About The Role

DAS Law have an excellent new opportunity for an Associate to join our friendly and high-performing Private Client team, which sits within our wider Employment Team. 

As an Associate in the Private Client team, you can expect to handle a variety of work from initial referral to conclusion of the private client work. This involves non contentious work, such as advice on settlement agreement terms, drafting and negotiation of settlement agreements, contracts of employment and handbooks and policies. It is a great opportunity to support with drafting and reviewing letters for employers and employees, advising on employment processes, assisting with ACAS EC and handling private litigation cases.

In addition to the above work, the successful candidate can expect to:

  • Develop open, honest and supportive relationships with the private client team members and other colleagues across the business; and
  • Collaborate and knowledge share with the wider employment department and business.

You can look forward to a department which boasts a wealth of experience, unrivalled support and opportunities to grow and develop which are actively encouraged!

About You

We would love to hear from candidates with a sound experience in employment litigation, who can demonstrate the following:

  • Fully qualified Solicitor / CILEX
  • Prior experience of contentious employment law work essential, with experience in non contentious employment work desirable;
  • Experience of or a desire to assist in business development;
  • The ability to work collaboratively;
  • An excellent working knowledge of employment law and procedure;
  • A commitment to ensuring good customer outcomes;
  • Excellent client care skills; and

There are exciting times ahead for DAS Law, and we are looking for likeminded individuals who share our ambition to make our high quality legal solutions accessible and affordable. In return for your commitment, we will offer you generous remuneration and an attractive benefits package which will include:

  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy up to a further 5 days
  •  Company pension scheme with the option to increase contribution
  • Group Income Protection for all employees
  • Group Legal Protection for all employees
  • A choice of either European Motor Assistance or Home Emergency Assistance
  • Salary sacrifice benefits including Cycle scheme
  • Access to our employee discounts hub offering exclusive discounts across thousands of retail partners, including discounted gym memberships at over 3,000 gyms across the UK
  • The option to join our Sports and Social club which organises discounted events such as theatre visits and shopping trips

 

Whilst this is a full time position, we want to support our employees to achieve a work-life balance that works for them and are happy to discuss flexible working options.


If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you meet all the criteria listed above.

About The Company

DAS UK Group has been helping businesses and individuals get access to justice for over 40 years. Our businesses include a legal expenses insurance company and a law firm.

We have historically focussed on delivering legal services to customers solely via our Legal Expenses Insurance products, which provides a steady workload of litigated cases in areas such as;

  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation & Dispute Management
  • Employment
  • Business & Commercial

We believe these are exciting times for DAS Law as part of the wider DAS UK Group and we are looking for likeminded individuals who share our ambition to make our high quality legal solutions accessible and affordable. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, creating good customer outcomes is at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance.

You can expect to join an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career in ways that traditional law firms cannot. We are also committed to supporting continued professional development and promote both internal Training Contracts and alternative routes to qualification (CILEX).

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer a generous reward and benefits package.

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