Career opportunities at Monaco Solicitors Autumn 2021

We have some exciting and rewarding career opportunities at Monaco Solicitors!

We’re presently looking for additional Senior and Associate Solicitors, a Marketing Manager and an Office Manager.

To see the outline job descriptions, just scroll down the page or click on the role you’re interested in below

Please contact [email protected] if you have any queries.

 

 

 

Employment Lawyers

Role: Associate Employment Solicitor and Senior Employment Solicitor

Job type: Permanent or Consultant, full time or part-time
Hours: 9 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday
Location: Remote (UK only) with office working available (Peckham Levels SE15)
Start date: As soon as possible

Salaries: Associate Solicitors: £60,000 to £90,000 OTE; Senior Solicitor: £90,000 – £120,000 OTE

The Firm

Monaco Solicitors is an innovative and rapidly expanding London-based law firm with a national presence. We specialise in employment law for employees and negotiating settlement agreements and are also in the process of expanding our employment tribunal litigation work. Our rapid growth means we are looking to expand our Legal Team.

Our organisational culture is one that thrives on innovation and creativity, blended with fairness and openness. As such we operate as a meritocracy, with emphasis on equal opportunities, inclusion and diversity, where everyone’s ideas are valued.

We develop our own technology in-house, including Virtual Lawyer (“VL”), an award-winning tool that helps individuals write without prejudice letters and other documents. VL has received government funding from Innovate UK (2020), has been shortlisted by the Law Society for their Excellence in Technology and Innovation award (2021) and the product is to feature on one of our University partners’ LLB courses.  

We are also conducting joint research with a top international university into artificial intelligence and increasing access to justice with our pro bono work with legal advice-giving charities.

The Role

Due to an increasing workload, we are looking for accomplished Associate and Senior employment lawyers to join our dynamic and forward-thinking team. The work will involve advising clients on all aspects of employment law, negotiating settlements and conducting litigation. For less experienced lawyers, there will be lots of opportunities to work with senior members of our team.

The Candidate

  • Associate lawyers: at least 2 years PQE in English employment law
  • Senior lawyers: at least 7 years PQE in English employment law
  • Employment law practice in a UK law firm
  • Experience in negotiating and advising on the terms and effect of settlement agreements
  • Experience in handling employment tribunal claims, including drafting proceedings 
  • Being ‘tech-savvy’ is not essential but would help. (Training in our CMS provided)

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours and remote working options available
  • Competitive salary plus bonus
  • Sick pay
  • Pension contribution 
  • Gym membership
  • Onsite yoga classes and other recreational facilities
  • Social gatherings and a collaborative environment

To Apply

Please email your C.V. highlighting notable cases and achievements and any work that you think is particularly relevant, to [email protected].  

A covering letter should also be included briefly outlining what particularly attracted you to apply for this job and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.

 

Marketing Manager

Role: Marketing Manager
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 (depending on experience)
Job type: Permanent full time
Hours: 9 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday
Location: Blended home & office working (Peckham Levels SE15
Start date: As soon as possible (Posted September 2021)

The Role:

Growth is everything and we need somebody who can help improve performance across the board, to drive our 50% year on year revenue growth.

Reporting to the CEO, you will manage a team of 4 channel specialist consultants, including: PPC, SEO, content writing and video.

We have hundreds of pages of content on our website with around 50,000 visitors per month, plus a fantastic library of video content on YouTube – we want you to continue to constantly increase and enhance our content.

We are looking for a creative, energetic, data-driven professional who can get things done and contribute meaningful insights throughout ideation, execution and post-campaign analysis.

You will need to be obsessive about conversion metrics and testing, combining creative brilliance with pinpoint execution. Every single point of interaction and communication throughout the consumer journey is an opportunity to optimise.

If you have the drive to succeed in a unique and innovative company, this role could be a great fit.

Duties will include:

Regular reporting on performance metrics/ KPIs across the business (marketing-related)
Planning & execution of monthly content strategy
Planning & execution of CRO plan
Working with designers to update visual assets
Build out & optimise CRM campaigns
Planning & execution of outreach plan
Maximising SEO value with strategic media placements (collaborating with PR agency/ in-house personnel)
Create & manage Facebook ad campaigns
Creation of video content to enhance brand/user experience
Present innovative ideas to senior stakeholders
Planning & execution of social media output

The Company:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Monaco Solicitors, a fast-moving, innovative and rapidly expanding law firm specialising in employment law for employees.

The company operates both as a traditional law firm and a pioneer in legal technology. With one eye firmly on the future, we are disrupting the way the law is accessed and consumed.

Our mission is to make employment law more accessible to employees who are being poorly treated at work.  We do this by sharing our extensive knowledge and experience on our website and explaining complex legal terminology in plain English.

We are also at the forefront of developing online tools such as our award-winning Virtual Lawyer to help employees represent themselves. Virtual Lawyer has attracted both government funding (2020) and most recently (August 2021) has been shortlisted for the Law Society’s prestigious award of Excellence in Technology and Innovation.

By these means, we are making justice accessible to all and you can be a part of that mission.

Our organisational culture is one that thrives on innovation and creativity, blended with fairness and openness. As such, we operate as a meritocracy, with emphasis on equal opportunities, inclusion and diversity, where everyone’s ideas are valued.

The Successful Candidate:

Although we are an established employment law firm, we operate with a startup mentality,  which means we adapt quickly to change and implement decisions without delay. So the role would suit someone flexible and able to take the initiative in adapting to constantly evolving working practices.

As well as being highly organised and paying keen attention to detail, you will be able to work on your own initiative, to prioritise your workload and adhere to deadlines, whilst also being a good team player with a positive, can-do attitude and a keen commercial awareness.

Required Skills and Experience:

At least 5 years in-house marketing experience in a UK office environment
Proficient in Google Analytics, Google Ads & Facebook Ads
Skilled in SEO
Track record of delivering profitable marketing campaigns
Creation & presentation of clear, focused written reports
Highly tech literate
Excellent written and oral communications skills

Nice to have:

Experience in a UK startup or small company
Experience of working in legal services
Management experience

Benefits:

25 days annual leave plus bank holiday
Sick pay
Pension contribution
Office located in the heart of Peckham’s creative hub
Proximity to many bars and restaurants
Regular team socials
Gym membership
Onsite yoga classes and other recreational facilities
A chance to make a meaningful contribution to people’s lives
Career progression in a fast expanding company.

What next?

To apply for the role, please submit your CV and covering letter to: Jenny Monaco: [email protected]

September 2021

Office Manager

Role: Office Manager
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 depending on experience
Job type: Permanent, full time or part time considered
Hours: 9 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday
Location: Peckham Levels, London, with some home working

About Us

This is an exciting opportunity to join Monaco Solicitors, a small but lively, innovative and rapidly expanding law firm specialising in employment law for employees.

The company operates both as a traditional law firm as well as an ‘industry disrupter’. With an eye to the future, we are playing a leading role in shaping how the internet is changing the way the law is accessed and consumed.

Our mission is to make employment law more accessible to employees who are being poorly treated at work. We do this by sharing our knowledge and experience on our website, explaining complex legal terminology and processes in plain and friendly English, and creating online tools like legal letter builders which help employees to represent themselves.

Our most recent technology-based innovations in employment law include Virtual Lawyer which was awarded a government grant in 2020 and has also been shortlisted in 2021 for the prestigious Law Society award for Excellence in Technology and Innovation.

The Role + Duties

This is a senior role for an Office Manager who has some previous experience at this level in the service sector. You will be central to the smooth, efficient and effective running of the office and all administrative functions that support our business.

Your duties on a day-to-day basis will be varied and will include:

  • Managing and helping to implement our recruitment and HR processes
  • Raising and paying invoices and tracking/keeping records of the same
  • Updating and maintaining records in a timely manner as appropriate (e.g. CRM system/lawyer rotas)
  • Health and safety at work lead
  • Overseeing the tech support function of the business
  • Ensuring legal compliance schedules are met on time
  • Managing and overseeing the admin team
  • Managing and maintaining relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Producing reports and analytics for the CEO
  • Coordinating meetings and overseeing guest hospitality
  • Managing and ensuring maintenance of the office including reporting servicing and repairs
  • Updating and maintaining company policies
  • Undertaking special projects as and when required
  • Other administrative duties as may be assigned

The Successful Candidate

Although we are an established employment law firm, we operate with a startup mentality. So the role would suit someone flexible and able to take the initiative in adapting to evolving work practices.

As well as being highly organised and paying keen attention to detail, you will be able to work on your own initiative, prioritise your workload and adhere to deadlines, whilst also being a good team player with a positive, can-do attitude and a keen commercial awareness.

Required skills/qualifications

  • At least 5 years ‘ hands-on’ senior admin experience in a UK office environment, some of which will be as a manager
  • Fluent spoken and written English with correct spelling and use of grammar
  • Competent in writing business correspondence in English
  • Highly tech literate in business applications

Nice to have

  • Experience working in a UK startup or small company
  • Experience of working in a UK law firm
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent in business, administration, or similar

Benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Office located in the heart of Peckham’s creative hub
  • Proximity to many bars and restaurants
  • Regular team socials
  • Onsite yoga classes and table tennis
  • On-site parking
  • A chance to make a meaningful contribution to people’s lives
  • Career progression in a fast expanding company.

To Apply

Email your C.V. together with a covering letter explaining why you are interested in joining Monaco Solicitors to Jenny Monaco: [email protected]

September 2021

020 7717 5259

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