Employment Solicitor

Recruiter
Cavendish Maine Recruitment
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,000 per annum
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Employment Solicitor

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job ref: AR / J19210

Top UK Law Firm, with offices throughout the UK, would like to recruit an Employment Solicitor to join their growing team in Birmingham. The Employment team provides a service based on extensive experience in the full range of employment work, including litigation, advisory, transactional and training. They act for a diverse range of private and public sector clients, ranging from large national companies and small and medium enterprises.

The successful candidate will form part of the Employment team, managing their own caseload of contentious and non-contentious work and providing advice to clients on all aspects of employment law including discrimination law, TUPE and Equal Pay.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload of contentious cases including advocacy in the employment tribunal
  • Provide advice to clients on all aspects of employment law both in person and on a telephone advice line
  • Provide advice and training to colleagues
  • Seek out new or prospective clients and new commercial opportunities
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Complete client MI procedures as and when required
  • Adhere to Lexcel and organisation processes and procedures

This job spec is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to carry out other duties that fall within the remit of the role

The person specification

  • Qualified as a solicitor, ideally 2-4 PQE
  • Excellent knowledge of employment law
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Extensive experience of working effectively with others in a similar work setting
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please contact Adrian Richards at Cavendish Maine.