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Role Description

We have a great opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Officer/ Specialist to join our  friendly HR team based in Reading. This will be a stand alone role and you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a variety of vacancies across the business with the ability to incorporate direct sourcing, attracting, selecting and hiring top talent for Boyes Turner.

 

Experience/ Attributes required

  • Have a broad understanding of the legal principles involved and experience of assisting with a desire to become an expert in this challenging field.
  • You must possess excellent drafting skills, legal analysis, verbal & written communication skills and employment law knowledge.
  • An ability and willingness to complete marketing and business development activities is essential
  • You must also be able to apply the law with a degree of commerciality and be prepared to give your viewpoint to clients.

Work type:

  • Advocacy before the employment tribunals and courts
  • Litigation unfair and wrongful dismissal claims & sex, race and disability discrimination claims
  • Training seminars and workshop programmes for employer clients
  • There will be an opportunity to gain experience of immigration and data protection issues.
  • HR Support for employer clients on a day-to-day basis
  • Guiding clients through disciplinary and other internal proceedings
  • TUPE issues in transactional work (including due diligence) and on outsourcing
  • Employment termination, including compromise and other settlement agreements, as well as taxation implications and avoidance.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution and the employee pays 4%
  • Life Assurance - 5 x final salary
  • Private medical cover for employee
  • Ability to join fee earner bonus scheme
  • Travel season ticket loan scheme available
  • Cycle to work scheme available

Team structure

  • 4 x Partners
  • 1 x Head of Immigration
  • 2 x Senior Associate Solicitors – ( 1 Head of employment training)
  • 2 x Associate Solicitor
  • 3 x Solicitor
  • 1 x Trainee chartered legal executive
  • 4 x Secretaries

Other information

Boyes Turner’s Employment team is ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500.  Its partners are recognized as experts in their field. The Group is innovative and seeking to find ways of developing its offering and services to clients harnessing all modern technologies.

The team is looking to recruit at least two enthusiastic and bright candidates.  The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work with a broad range of clients local, national and international.  Given the structure of the team there will be, in time, real opportunities to progress.

Boyes Turner is a well-known, successful and respected Commercial law firm named in both Legal 500 and Chambers guides. Excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

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We have been voted as the leading UK regional law firm to work for in the South East by the Best Company Survey published by the Sunday Times in 2006 and best law firm to work for in the South East for three years in a row.

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