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Associate Solicitor

Human Rights department

Reference: AS/HR/GM/MAY24

Location: London

Role type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: Dependant on PQE, plus benefits

Deadline: 16 June 2024, 23:59:59

Associate Solicitor – 3yrs+ PQE - London
Permanent, full time

About the team
Our Consumer Law (Multi-party Actions) and Human Rights (data protection) team are currently working on a number of notable group claims including claims against car emissions on behalf of car owners who allege ‘defeat devices’ were fitted on some of their diesel cars and a number of group actions relating to data breaches on behalf of clients who were affected by the unauthorised disclosure of their personal information. The team also work on several individual cases relating to individuals who have been injured as a result of participating in clinical trials.   

About the role
We have an opportunity for a Solicitor to be involved in investigating and pursuing litigation and working on group litigation claims against large companies in the areas of Consumer law (group claims) and data protection. You will ideally be 3-4 years qualified, however we are also open to considering those with more PQE.

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 16th June 2024:
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Please submit your application as early as possible to be considered for the role as interviews will be held on an ongoing basis.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.

Employee benefits
• Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
• 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
• Enhanced pension contributions
• Life assurance 4 x salary
• Healthcare cash plan
• Subsidised gym/ sports team membership up to 50% off
• Cycle to work scheme
• BUPA Private Health Insurance
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch every day.