SENIOR EMPLOYMENT SOLICITOR

Location
Hertford
Salary
Excellent
Posted
23 Aug 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Ref
CW26575
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Civil litigation, Employment
PQE
7 years+
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Employment Specialist with contentious and non-contentious experience sought in Hertfordshire.

The Firm
A highly regarded practice, our client provides a wide range of services to businesses and individuals in areas including: Family; Private Client; Commercial Property and; Employment. Staffed by a team of experienced experts they endeavour to go the extra mile offering cost-effective and constructive advice in a friendly and professional manner. Serving their local community with the coveted Lexcel accreditation they have a loyal and growing client base. The practice are now seeking a technically brilliant Senior Employment Solicitor in Hertford.

The Role
Joining a highly regarded team, including one of the practice’s Partners, the successful Solicitor will use their skills and expertise to manage an existing caseload of contentious and non-contentious employment matters whilst ensuring excellent client care and service. Areas may include: redundancies and reorganisations; breach of contract claims; whistleblowing; drafting contracts of employment and policies; discrimination and harassment; disciplinary procedures and; appearing in Employment Tribunals. Previous experience supervising junior members of staff and/or working knowledge of aspects of civil litigation is highly desirable but not essential.

Passionate about networking and business development, the successful Solicitor will raise the firms profile through the building and strengthening of client and referrer relationships and initiatives including seminar presentation and writing blogs and articles. If you have a passion for this area of law and are seeking a long term career move to a practice offering professional development and a competitive remunerations package, please contact Charlotte for further information on this position quoting reference CW26575.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 10 years’ PQE;
You will be technically proficient, with solid experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment;
You will have outstanding communication skills and a client-focused approach;
You will have a consistently strong academic record;
Previous supervisory experience is desirable but not essential;
You will possess strong advocacy skills;
You will be personable, highly organised and detail orientated;
You will be a pro-active team player with a flair for business development.

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