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Graduate Legal Associate- Research

Job Details

Northampton, Northamptonshire
Role Type
£30000 - £45000 per annum + plus discretionary bonus
Job Ref: J1890_1717515400

Graduate Legal Associate - Research

£30,000 - £45,000 Dependent on Experience + benefits

Fully Office based role in Northampton working, 08.30 - 17.00 Monday - Friday

Driving license is essential.

Are you a self-motivated, bright Law Graduate who has come to the decision that you don't want to pursue the long-term career of being a Lawyer...?

Do you enjoy research? Are you searching for a career to utilise your skills and knowledge gained during study and work placements?

Our client is a multiple award-winning, leading tax consultancy practice based out of stunning offices in Northampton. They support clients with tax saving service offerings, and they've been recognised as the fastest growing tax consultancy firm in the UK and Ireland. They're looking for a Legal Research Associate to support the firm's continued growth across the UK.

You will be investigating tax disputes and working with clients to challenge the dispute with HMRC. The end goal is to have the decision overturned. A background or interest in taxation, accountancy, or legal services (full or part qualified) is desired. This is a good opportunity for a graduate, or someone who has worked within research and development previously.

What will you be doing:

  • Review and respond to HMRC (letter writing)
  • Organise and attend client calls to discuss each Tax dispute.
  • Investigations - carrying out thorough investigation of each dispute, looking for a solution and angle to challenge the dispute with HMRC.
  • Extensive research into tax law
  • Report writing.
  • Investigate trends to continuously improve.
  • Communications and debriefs with delivery team and wider team members.
  • Keep abreast of compliance and legislation.
  • Travel within the UK to see clients, on occasion.
  • Ensure all client files are kept up to date in Salesforce.

What are we looking for?

  • A background in Tax, Accountancy, Legal and/or R&D would be advantageous.
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working with people at all levels
  • Report writing experience desired
  • Full UK driver's license essential
  • Prior R&D Tax Credit experience and understanding of the tax claim process is advantageous
  • Previous experience of HMRC enquiries or legal disputes is advantageous
  • Intermediate to advanced IT skills across the Microsoft suite

The package

  • Competitive salary
  • Study support & Career progression.
  • Bupa private medical health care
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Flex Benefits
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Study support.
  • Luxury offices
  • Friendly hardworking, social team

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application.

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