Employment Lawyer

  • £38000 - £45000 per annum
  • Tyne And Wear
  • Posted: 15/06/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215284656

Job Details

Employment Solicitor 2+ PQE, Tyne & Wear, £up to £45,000 (DOE) plus extensive benefits. Due to planned growth and expansion, the firm are looking for an Employment Solicitor to join their very busy employment team and manage a full and varied caseload of employment matters. To apply or to register your interest, please call Lauren on 0161 850 0745 and quote Job Ref:4656

The appointed Employment Solicitor will manage a full caseload of employment advice and/or representation matters including unfair dismissal and settlement agreements, but will also include a proportion of complicated matters (e.g. discrimination/TUPE) under supervision. To carry out work on other team members’ cases as required. You will be expected to conduct and manage all aspects of the caseload, including taking appropriate daily decisions involving considerable exercise of judgment, subject to supervision. The role will require you to undertake advocacy in the Employment Tribunal (ET), including preliminary hearings and where necessary may be required to carry out advocacy in full hearings. The job does not carry any direct supervisory responsibility, but you will play an important role in the team, in helping to achieve the Unit’s objectives. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is essential

Good knowledge of Employment Tribunal (ET) and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), rules on evidence, litigation process and funding – as applicable. Ability to assess and advise on the prospects of success and value of ET claims. Good numerical skills and an ability to calculate special damages. Ability to work quickly, accurately and to deadlines. Good verbal and written communication skills, including drafting and advocacy. Strong file management skills. Experience of meeting deadlines with a minimum of supervision, direct contact with clients, face to face and over the phone. Empathy with trade unions and Labour movement also required. Great opportunity for career progression at all levels.

eNL has a number of permanent, locum and consultant vacancies for private practice law firms, the public sector and FTSE in-house organisations, throughout England & Wales. If you are legally qualified or in a legal business support role and considering a career move, do get in touch, or go to https://www.enllegal.co.uk/enl/register-with-us to register your interest.

Contact Lauren at eNL on 0161 850 0745 or email lauren.harris@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

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