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    Employment Solicitor, Locum Contract

  • Job type: Locum/Contract
  • Sector: Employment
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Date posted: 09/01/2018
  • Job reference: CMS030896'2002_1515492856

Employment Law Solicitor | 3+ years PQE | Locum contract - Maternity Cover | Leeds

We are excited to be working with a fantastic client based in Leeds who have an outstanding reputation.
Acting for over 200 Registered Providers, local authorities and not for profit organisations across the United Kingdom, they are the first choice for Commercial Advice and Employment/Pension Legislation.

To provide cover on a locum contract (up to 12 months) the client is looking for a professional and motivated Solicitor to manage their own caseload of contentious and non-contentious matters including corporate support and project work. Candidates must have strong technical abilities, leadership skills, case management experience and a talent for building successful client relationships.

Duties include but are not limited too:
. Responsible for the day to day running of a busy caseload
. Advising on matters of conduct, sickness absence, grievance etc
. TUPE advice and drafting
. Drafting tribunal claims (defence), bundles and witness statements ready for trial
. Preparation of Settlement Agreements
. Pensions advice
. Prepare and present training to clients on Employment & Pensions related topics as and when required
. Support partners on large and complex matters if required
. Interact directly with clients to meet expectations and deadlines
. Efficiently manage a large number of deadlines relating to a variety of cases
. Be fully involved in the marketing and business development of the firm in a client focused manner
. Undertake advocacy if required

Applicants must be practising solicitors (3 years + PQE) with the relevant professional membership.

Knowledge of Social Housing would be advantageous as is the ability to travel for work as visiting clients across the country may be required.

To apply for this role please forward your CV to Scarlett Willis at Clayton Legal using the links below.

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