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    Employment Solicitor - Contentious / Non-Contentious - Leeds

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Employment
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 06/01/2020
  • Job reference: 43214_1578301592

Employment Solicitor - Contentious / Non-Contentious


Salary Negotiable

My client has been based in the City of London for more than 150 years and opened offices in Leeds in 2017. They are recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers UK as a medium-sized niche firm specialising in construction, litigation & dispute resolution, corporate, banking, employment, projects and property legal services to clients based throughout the United Kingdom. They are seeking to recruit an Employment Solicitor for their Leeds office.

The Department:

The Employment and Pensions team acts for over 200 registered providers of social housing and an increasing number of corporate clients across England and Wales, providing pragmatic commercial advice and guidance on all aspects of Employment & Pensions law.

Job Purpose:

The Successful candidates will be able to manage their own caseload, comprising a mixture of contentious

and non-contentious matters.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Role:

This is not an exhaustive list and from time to time it may be necessary to vary these to meet the department and business needs;

  • Responsible for the day to day running of a caseload;
  • Advising on routine matters such as misconduct, sickness absence, grievances etc;
  • TUPE advice and drafting;
  • Conduct of Employment Tribunal litigation up to hearing stage, with some telephone advocacy if required;
  • Preparation, negotiation and advising on Settlement Agreements (for employers and employees);
  • Advising on industrial relations and strike action;

The Candidate

The right candidate will display strong technical ability, commercial awareness, ability to organise and prioritise their workload effectively, excellent communications skills and a flair for nurturing client relationships. You will have a minimum of 2 years PQE with knowledge of pensions law, knowledge of social housing would be an advantage but not essential.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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