Working with US
At the centre of our ethos is our committment to treat clients fairly, act with integrity and add real value. To achieve this, we consistently seek to ensure our team is made up of people who are not just technically excellent, but also personable and emotionally intelligent.
BDBF is a dynamic business, with a collegiate atmosphere. We all stem from different backgrounds, but share the same goals: to make BDBF a great place to work and to make a real difference for our clients.
If the above appeals to you, please take a look at our current vacancies (below).
3-5 year pqe (or equivalent experience) employment solicitor
We are looking for a three – five year PQE employment solicitor, ideally from a good University with top academics and from a leading or well known employment practice to join our top tier firm.
You will need to have an outgoing nature and be adept at handling high-value contentious work, and severance negotiations predominantly for senior individuals who will comprise 65-70% of your work at BDBF. You will also need to have experience of advising employer clients.
Some Claimant experience is preferred and a real desire to do a sizeable amount of Claimant work is a must.
You must have a commercial approach, but also an ability to empathise with clients in difficult situations.
You must be willing to play your part in growing the business, contribute ideas for growth and business development, be articulate, personable, and social media savvy.
Desirable but not essential:
High Court litigation experience
An employer following and/or referral network
Three stage interview process with selection out at each stage: initial meeting with a partner, second technical interview with two partners, informal meeting with other partners and team members.
Pay and Benefits
Competitive salary, equity points, health insurance, pension contributions, Perkbox discounts.
Application is by covering letter and CV.
For further details and to submit your application, please contact BrigitteLechthaler@bdbf.co.uk