Associate - Employment

Location:
Bristol
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Law - Employment
About The Role

We are looking for an Associate to join our Employment team based in Bristol. From the outset you will be required to handle a varied caseload and to provide excellent customer service to clients of DAS Law.

The main tasks will include:

  • Reviewing and evaluating employment tribunal claims;
  • assessing the prospects of success and negotiating and litigating claims through the Employment Tribunal;
  • handling a varied caseload acting for both employees and employers;
  • carrying out audits and reassessments; and
  • undertaking some supervisory work, audits, reassessments and deputising for the Team Leader as and when necessary.

 

About You

We would like to hear from candidates with previous litigation experience (typically gained through minimum 4+ years of conducting employment law cases) who can demonstrate the following knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law and procedure with a minimum of 4 years’ experience;
  • the ability to adhere to the SRA Handbook; and
  • excellent client care skills
About The Company
DAS Law is part of the DAS UK Group, which in turn forms part of the Ergo Group. We are therefore part of the world’s largest insurance group. Previously existing as a standalone law firm (CW Law) DAS Law was acquired by DAS UK Group in 2013 and is a key part of the Group’s strategy, forecast to provide year on year profitable growth within our 10 year strategy, which was agreed and commenced in 2016.

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 into the following teams that currently exist;

  • Personal Injury

  • Property & Contracts

  • Employment

  • Business & Commercial

Whilst this will remain a key part of our ongoing strategy, with the full support of our shareholders we have big ambitions to grow DAS Law as an independent income generating law firm and a major player in the legal market. We will do this by building on our existing relationships and reputation to grow new and sustainable income revenue streams that will allow us to expand the services we offer our customers.

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.

You can expect to join an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career in ways that traditional law firms cannot, as evidenced by our Gold Investors in People (IiP) Accreditation. We are also committed to supporting continued professional development and promote both internal Training Contracts and funding 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 an extremely generous reward and benefits package.

DAS UK is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from people of all ages, ethnicities, religions or sexual orientations. DAS has been recognised as a Disability Confident Employer.

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