Solicitor – Employment Law

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Our client is an established law firm who are now looking for a qualified employment solicitor ideally with considerable PQE to join their busy team working with the Head of Employment.

Role and Accountabilities

  • To manage a diverse caseload of both contentious and non-contentious cases in accordance with company protocols and procedures.
  • To work closely with HR in the provision of external HR/Employment support services and in the development of existing client base.
  • To confidently advocate and represent all clients’ best interests.
  • To provide expert legal advice and instil best practice both externally and internally.
  • To contribute to the review, creation and implementation of working practices and processes.
  • To achieve and contribute to business objectives and accreditations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To pro-actively manage a caseload ensuring excellent file management and client care at all times.
  • To personally represent clients and to secure best damages and deliver excellent results for all clients according to their instructions.
  • To mentor, assist, develop and support other employees as required.
  • To prepare and deliver internal and external training as appropriate.
  • To achieve requisite financial and KPI targets set by the Management team as appropriate.
  • To litigate pro-actively as appropriate

Essential Experience

  • Strong advocacy skills and extensive experience handling a broad range of employment issues including contentious and non-contentious cases
  • Knowledge and experience from Claimant and Respondent perspective.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Case Management Systems
  • Experience working in a team environment

Skills/Aptitudes

  • Technical proficiency commensurate with role
  • Excellent case management skills
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Leadership aptitude and astute commercial awareness
  • A pro-active approach to problem solving
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently on own initiative
  • Good letter writing and drafting skills and a pro-active, professional and flexible approach

Experience of Business Development including identifying and executing marketing initiatives is desirable

Benefits include:

28 days holidays plus bank holidays
Pension
Parking on site
Homeworking available (not full time)

 

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