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    Employment Solicitor - Tribunal and Advocacy

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Employment
  • Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 23/02/2021
  • Job reference: 48448_1614070772

Solicitor | Employment - Tribunals & Advocacy | 4 Yrs. + | Greater Manchester

My Client is one of the biggest Law Practices with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2019 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, they are immensely proud of the work they carry out for their clients and the culture they provide to their people.

The Department

My client's market leading Employment, Pensions and Immigration team advises employers across the UK on all aspects of employment, pensions, and immigration law. Their clients are some of the UK's largest and best-known employers.

The role

To undertake fee-earning work and provide a profitable contribution to the work of the group.

  • To ensure the successful development of the firm in line with the group and firm business plans.
  • To manage a caseload of Tribunal work and settlement agreements without supervision.

Main duties and responsibilities:

Conduct of matters on behalf of clients accurately, reliably and in accordance with the firm's quality and risk management procedures (Lexcel and SRA Code of conduct).

  • To generate fee income and ensure proper control of time recording, work in progress, billing and cash collection in line with agreed targets unless exceptional circumstances apply.
  • Take an active part in business development opportunities on behalf of the team and firm.
  • Supervision and support of fee earning work undertaken by colleagues to cover absence and holidays for example.
  • Supervision of other fee earning colleagues if required.
  • Participation in marketing activities whether on a firm wide, group or office basis.
  • Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care.

The person specification

  • At least 4/5 years post qualification experience in employment law
  • Employment tribunal advocacy experience is essential.
  • Technically strong and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Methodical, organised approach

The role is based Stockport, but must be willing to travel to our other offices in Chester, Congleton and Macclesfield when required.

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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