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    Employment Solicitor (PQE 1-2)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Employment
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
  • Date posted: 06/02/2018
  • Job reference: CMS030638'2002_1517919200

Employment Lawyer
PQE 1-2 years, Reading
Salary: Market rate (doe)

A leading commercial law firm is seeking an Employment Solicitor with PQE 1-2 years to join their existing employment team at their Reading office.

Reporting to a Partner/Associate, you will be contributing to the success of the current Employment Law team, who have an excellent reputation, having enjoyed consistently high ratings in the legal directories for several years. The team is top rated in both the Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 directories.

Key Responsibilities:
- You will have day to day conduct of a varied workload of Contentious and Non-contentious matters for both Claimants and Respondents.
- Your key responsibilities will include giving advice (by telephone, in person and/or in writing)
- You will have the opportunity and be encouraged to undertake advocacy in the employment tribunal, where appropriate.
- You will support the more senior solicitors and have exposure to more complex and high value tribunal claims.
- You will support the business development initiatives of the firm and the team, both internally and externally.

The successful candidate will:
- Hold a valid Law Society Practising Certificate
- Be IT literate - in the use of Word/Outlook/TFB or similar
Consistently good academics - A/Bs in 3 A'levels; 2:1 degree or above
- Be able to demonstrate strong technical capability
- Experience in respondent work, redundancy, restructures, TUPE and preparing ET claims
- Have demonstrable practical experience of employment law
- Have excellent time management and personal organisational skills

To apply for this role please forward your CV to e.maunder@clayton-legal.co.uk using the links below.

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