Lawyer or Legal Executive – Employment Department
Yeovil, Somerset
Full time and permanent
Hybrid work
9am-5.15pm – Monday-Friday (Flexibility available)

We reward our staff for their dedication and expertise with a broad package of benefits:

  • Life assurance from the first day of employment
  • A salary sacrifice scheme or a group pension where Battens pay in 4%
  • Income protection
  • Holiday - up to 26 days per year, increasing to 30 days with length of service
  • A range of discounted legal services provided by Battens, including free conveyancing
  • Generous staff recruitment bonus scheme
  • Everyone has an extra day’s holiday on their birthday
  • Access to mental health services, including therapy sessions
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Critical illness cover

Ideal Candidate will be:

  • Experienced advising on practical application of employment law
  • Ability to provide commercial solutions to everyday problems and avoid litigation
  • Experienced in representing both employee and employer ideally
  • Practical experience of TUPE and redundancy consultation
  • A team player
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Desire to be a part of a growing business

Duties include:

  • Building close relationships with clients
  • Representing clients through tribunal process
  • Business development
  • Marketing initiatives
  • Provide practical legal advice on day-to-day employment issues
  • Performance
  • Sickness/Absence management
  • Disciplinary hearings
  • Grievance process
  • Discrimination issues
  • Dismissal
  • Restructures
  • Redundancies
  • Sales and mergers
  • Exit packages

The successful candidate will be looking for a role with a reputable full-service law firm acting primarily for employer, this role can be hybrid and a competitive salary and benefits package is on offer.

About Us:

Battens would not be able to deliver an exceptional service to clients without our talented and hardworking staff. We recognise the hugely important role they play in the ongoing success and development of our business. Battens has a 300-year history, but it is a forward- thinking firm.

Our workplace is:

  • Stimulating
  • Inclusive
  • Collaborative
  • Empowering

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