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Capsticks is a leading provider of legal services to
the health, social care, housing and emergency services sectors, as
well as in the field of professional discipline. The firm has a
turnover of c£47m and around 550 staff - including 400 fee earners -
across 5 offices nationally. We act for a wide range of long
standing clients in both the public and private sector, including
all forms of NHS organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies,
registered providers, insurers, police, fire and rescue services,
independent health and social care providers, charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type of work
carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
The Employment division comprises over 50 fee earners
and, as the UK's leading supplier of employment law services to NHS
bodies, carries out work for around 200 NHS and private healthcare
bodies throughout the UK, alongside clients in all our other major
sectors. The division provides legal advice and training on the full
range of employment law issues, supporting clients from board level
to generalist HR practitioners, and has a reputation for handling
the most sensitive and high-profile employment law cases. This is a
great opportunity to work for a growing team within a Top 100 law
firm that prides itself on being able to offer top quality work,
excellent career prospects and a healthy work life balance in a
supportive working environment.
Further details on the partners in the division and the
type of work carried out can be found on our website at www.capsticks.com
The role will involve working on a range of contentious
and non-contentious matters including general employment advisory
work, the handling of employment tribunal claims, whistleblowing,
high profile cases, advising on reorganisation and redundancy issues
and the application of healthcare legislation to routine employment
law scenarios. The candidate should have good client handling skills
and be able to work well with other team members.
Capsticks is committed to recruiting the best people to
maintain its status as legal adviser of choice and, whilst previous
experience in the field of healthcare or public sector is strongly
preferred, it is not essential. Candidates will however be expected
to be able to demonstrate at interview that they are self-motivated
and commercially minded, as well as having good interpersonal skills
and being able to work effectively in teams.
This is a great opportunity to join a driven and
dynamic market leading firm.
Capsticks is an equal opportunities employer
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities
for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment.
Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and
decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely
objective criteria only.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to conversations
about flexible working.
In 2020 Capsticks achieved a 1 star accreditation from
Best Companies, the specialists whose recognition programme is the
standard for workplace engagement. The Best Companies accreditation
is really important to Capsticks as it focuses on the trust and
value we place in our people, their wellbeing and their careers.