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Reconnect: A life that works as you return to law

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

DAC Beachcroft is launching a new programme: Reconnect: A life that works as you return to the law.  The programme is aimed at lawyers who have taken time away from the law and who are now considering a return to a career in private practice.  The firm has successfully recruited and retained a number of returners in recent years and is an active and enthusiastic supporter of returnships.

The Ideal Candidate

The Reconnect programme offers mentoring and support for colleagues who are returning to work through our partnership with Women Returners, the return to work market leaders and pioneers of returnships in the UK, and from our team of DACB Back to Work mentors, one of whom is a Back to Law Ambassador for the Law Society’s scheme. You can find out more about Eleanor’s story here

If you are a qualified legal professional who has taken time out from law and are looking to return then DAC Beachcroft would love to hear from you.

 

Applying to the Reconnect: A life that works as you return to law

 

By applying to this vacancy advert, you are registering your interest in vacancies at DAC Beachcroft as part of the Reconnect programme.  You may be ready to return and wish to apply for specific vacancies available now or future opportunities or are planning to return in the future and want to be kept up to date on opportunities and vacancies.  You will periodically receive updates on new opportunities as well as relevant events and activities.

During the application process you will be asked to complete a short set of questions around your preferences as well as submit a CV and short covering letter to support your application.

If you wish to apply for a specific role currently advertised, please apply via that vacancy on our careers website.  Please select Reconnect: A life that works as you return to law as the drop down option when identifying where you heard about the vacancy.

If you are still unsure and would like to know more about Reconnect: A life that works as you return to the law, DAC Beachcroft is running the first of a number of events on the afternoon of Thursday 2nd April 2020 from 12pm to 3pm at our Bristol Office to provide more information about the programme, the firm and opportunities for returners.  To register your interest in attending this event please email us at reconnect@DACbeachcroft.com for further details.

About the Company

DAC Beachcroft is a broad-based commercial firm serving a wide range of sectors with a strong heritage in insurance, health and real estate.  Its services span everything from insurance and commercial litigation, through to corporate and commercial transactions, including advice on employment law and governance, risk and regulatory.

 

What is it like to work at DAC Beachcroft?

 

DAC Beachcroft is easy to engage with, a reputation they are proud to maintain and reinforce through their people and the way they operate.  With an open, welcoming culture and a flexible approach, the firm helps colleagues be their best at work, while recognising that they have all sorts of different interests and commitments outside work.

The firm’s culture is reflected in and described by its Cultural Principles – Supportive, Determined, Creative and Clear.  These Principles guide interactions and relationships between colleagues, with clients, and with the communities in which the firm does business.

DAC Beachcroft is committed to attracting, retaining and developing people from diverse backgrounds, with a range of life experiences and perspectives. It is committed to welcoming and encouraging all colleagues, so that everyone has the same opportunity to get involved, to make a difference and to progress.

DAC Beachcroft is fully supportive of flexible, remote or part-time working, subject to the requirements of each specific role.

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