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Date Added: Thu 01/10/2020

Solicitor - Parliamentary & Election Law

England, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

This market leading, family friendly Legal 500 firm are able to offer a springboard for career progression, giving you the opportunity to learn, develop and grow alongside one of the firm's leading, very well-respected Managing Partners.

They are looking for a Parliamentary Solicitor 1-4 years PQE to join the team, work alongside one of the UK's leading political parties, help grow the department and move the business forward.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Parliamentary Solicitor 1-4 years PQE to join this well-established firm with a rich heritage and a high-profile clientele. You will be based out of their Central London office.

The Firm

This has a rich heritage and has been established for over 100 years. They pride themselves on delivering a top level of client service. It is a truly multi-service firm which is continuously evolving. Most of the work they receive is from referrals which demonstrates their reputation in the market.

There is a wealth of experience amongst the solicitors who work there, many coming from the West End and City firms, meaning they punch above their weight, dealing with the highest quality.

They have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent; nothing demonstrates this more than the fact they have many "homegrown" partners.

This firm has a culture that stands them apart from all their competitors. It has the perfect balance between being professional and having a friendly, family feel. They value a work-life balance, and many of the staff have been there for years, and this is clearly demonstrated through their high staff retention.

You will find a strong leadership team; there is an open-door policy where everyone has a voice. It's this truly collaborative culture that has been pivotal to the firm's success and top reputation.

The Role

They are seeking to hire a Parliamentary Solicitor 1-4 years PQE to join their well-established team based in Central London.

This is a unique role based around Parliamentary and Election Law, giving you the opportunity to work alongside a major political party, so a solid understanding and interest in politics would be beneficial. The team comprises of, the Managing Partner, 2 solicitors and some support staff. There is a mountain of existing work in house so bringing your own work is not essential (but any business brought in would be advantageous).

You will be a self-starter, someone who can manage their own workload with minimal supervision and be keen to progress your career within the team.

The team have also been working in phone hacking litigation against media companies recently so there is good variation to the role which will give you an interesting, diverse caseload which will be at the forefront of relevant, up to date news coverage.

Requirements

  • You will be a Parliamentary Solicitor 1-4 years+ PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE and applications are invited from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • You will possess a passion for working within Election / Political Law
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You will be an ambitious individual who wants to progress in their career
  • You must be someone who is a self-starter.
  • You will have a strong collaborative approach to working
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential

Remuneration

  • Salary up to £45,000 depending on your level of experience
  • On offer is a lucrative bonus structure that allows you to increase on your earnings

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