Associate

Location:
Bristol
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Customer & Legal Solutions - Employment
About The Role

DAS Law have exciting opportunity to join our Employment team as an Associate in our offices in central Bristol. You will take on a varied caseload of litigated Employment Tribunal claims, managing files from beginning to end and acting for both employees and employers in a fast-paced and rewarding role. 

Working in a hard-working and supportive team, you will be encouraged to take on early responsibility for delivering excellent service to clients and owning files.

Within this role you can expect to:

  • Review and evaluate employment tribunal claims;
  • Assess the prospects of success and negotiate and litigate claims through the Employment Tribunal;
  • Handle a varied caseload acting for both employees and employers from initial instruction to conclusion.
  • Inform and advise clients throughout the process, maintaining a high level of service.

About You

We would like to hear from candidates with a minimum of 1 year’s employment litigation experience who can demonstrate the following knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law and procedure;
  • The ability to run a caseload;
  • Excellent client care skills: and
  • The ability to adhere to the SRA Handbook

As a team we are passionate and enthusiastic about what we do. Our people are encouraged to think independently and to take ownership of their work. 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 contributions
  • 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 and season ticket loans
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including a range of free weekly exercise classes (dependent on your office location) and free eye tests
  • 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, wine tasting and shopping trips
 
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

  • Litigation & Dispute Management

  • 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. 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 an extremely generous reward and benefits package.