Solicitor – Employment – Derby
Full Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm, Monday – Friday
Smith Partnership is a large East Midlands based law firm employing over 200 employees.
We are looking for a full time dynamic employment lawyer to join the employment team at our new and exciting Head Office in the centre of Derby.
The role will suit an employment lawyer looking for an interesting and varied caseload, with significant client contact and excellent career progression prospects. The role will involve advising both employer and employee clients.
Joined the firm in October 2018.
In the process of completing the LPC and due to complete the LLM in 2019.
I studied Law with Criminology at university, graduating in 2013, and then proceeded to complete the Legal Practice Course, with a LLM in Law and Legal Practice in 2015.
I joined Smith Partnership as a Solicitor in October 2018 following completion of my Training Contract at a Nottingham based practice. During my training, I gained experience in Residential Property, Commercial Law, Corporate Law and Dispute Resolution.
I joined the firm in 2018 as a Paralegal in the Dispute Resolution department, two years after graduating with a BA (Hons) in Journalism and English Language.
I work within the aviation department, assisting with aviation claims and defending airline companies against claims regarding delayed and cancelled flights.
My duties include considering pleadings issued by Claimants, negotiating settlements, drafting, filing and serving our Client’s defence and preparing matter for trials.
I joined Smith Partnership in July 2018. I completed part of my training with a firm in Nottinghamshire and transferred to Smith Partnership to gain experience in family and childcare matters.
I assist Nicola Nelson on her childcare matters; we represent parents whose children have social services involvement.
Outside of work, I spend a lot of time in Nottingham meeting up with friends from university. I also enjoy trying – and generally failing - to go the gym regularly.