We're looking for a Solicitor to join our Employment & Immigration team

Employment & Immigration
Competitive (Plus excellent benefits)
Cardiff | Hybrid

Solicitor – Employment & Immigration

Is this the start of your Capital Law journey?

We are a firm of international lawyers and consultants, based in Cardiff, with offices in London and Paris. We recruit excellent lawyers who provide practical legal advice.

We act for financial institutions, investors, companies, and private individuals from all over the world. We help them with all aspects of corporate, financial, and commercial law that relate to doing business in the UK, including commercial disputes, employment and immigration, regulatory issues, intellectual property, and real estate.

Capital Law started in 2006 and we now have over 100 qualified lawyers and consultants. We are dynamic, diverse, and experienced people, who understand the nuances of helping our clients do business in the UK and around the world and we are committed to delivering the highest standard of service.

Working within the Employment and Immigration team

Our Employment and Immigration team works on some of the most complex cases in the UK. Our team is the largest and leading provider of employment law services based in Wales with increasing presence in London. With 24 fee earners and 9 paralegals and trainees we demonstrate excellence in our core specialisms of litigation (claimant and respondent), HR investigations, business immigration, corporate transactional support, and everything in between. Growth has always come from a focused and targeted approach, both to current clients and new ones. Our team members are encouraged to dictate their own business plans, whether that means feeding into an existing plan, or identifying new opportunities.

On this occasion, we are looking for an experienced employment tribunal litigator, ideally with both claimant and respondent experience, to bolster our existing team at Associate level. We need someone who can review documentation relating to a claim and distil the essential facts to prepare a clear and detailed merits assessments for potential claims. You will be able to take cases which have merit from ET1/ ET3 to final hearing, navigating all and any case management directions and client concerns along the way. Whilst advocacy experience is desirable, it is not essential.

You’ll need:

  • 4+ years post-qualification experience in Employment Litigation work.
  • a proven track record of managing a case load of ET claims.
  • excellent written and oral communication skills, clear written presentation, strong organisational skills, good time management, good initiative, and problem-solving ability.
  • to be technically competent and commercially aware.
  • a flexible and collaborative approach to working with others. You will be a team player with a strong client focused approach and have plenty of drive and enthusiasm to help us to provide an excellent client service; and
  • to be capable of working effectively under pressure and using own initiative to tackle tough decisions and present innovative ways to help clients.

Our Employment team is central to our relationship with many of our key clients across a range of sectors. This role offers an exciting opportunity to play a key part in the ongoing development, growth, and success of the team and the firm. Business development is actively encouraged and supported at all levels.

If you’re looking for a career where your ideas are welcomed, and the chance to make a significant contribution to the business, we’d like to hear from you.

In return, we offer:

  • a competitive salary: dependent upon experience and discussed at interview.
  • career development opportunities: we’re a fast-growing and ambitious firm. We appreciate and value your ambition, too. We offer promotion opportunities twice a year, supported by a robust and supportive career development framework; and
  • excellent rewards and benefits: competitive pension scheme, comprehensive health plan, life assurance, flexibility to work from home, option to buy/sell annual leave, recognition scheme, cycle to work scheme, yoga classes, 1x a week Chiropractor onsite, Chef onsite – free lunch on Mondays and Tuesdays, shower facilities onsite, local business discounts, regular social events, and lots more.

We’re committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment. We encourage equality and diversity and treat all job applicants and colleagues fairly — regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion or any religious or cultural beliefs, marital status and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy, and maternity. We have no tolerance for discrimination. 

Here, we can be ourselves, succeed on merit, and grow with people from all walks of life.

If you are interested in applying to this role please click the ‘Apply Now‘ button, stating the role you wish to apply to, attaching a CV & Cover Letter to your email.