Employment Solicitor

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£40000 - £58000 per annum
Posted
15 Apr 2019
Closes
13 May 2019
Ref
BBBH12500
Contact
Joseph Kersey
Practice area
Employment
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent


This award-winning firm are one of the most prestigious law firms in Leeds and have a rich heritage dating back over 50 years. They have one of the best staff retention rates around, this is down to the way they support their staff, give industry leading training, and a real platform for career growth.


The firm


This firm are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across many areas. They are a dynamic, forward thinking and commercially focusses practice that is completely multiservice. Over the years they have attracted many Lawyers from Top 25 practices, who are seeking more in the way of work-life balance, but still want to deal with quality work.


The firm deal with an affluent and wealthy client base of individuals, on the business side the client base is broad, often making for a much more interesting caseload.


The practice punches above its weight and they have built a practice that appeals to clients who might otherwise send high-quality work to a London firm, the expertise that they offer makes them an attractive proposition for the wealthy A3/M3 corridor.


They have grown year on year and are currently very busy, this role comes with excellent prospects for progression.


The role


The firm are seeking to hire an Employment Solicitor into their Leeds office.


You will work as part of a highly ranked legal 500 team. The team is busy and has had an influx of new work, making now an exciting time to join.


You will handle all forms of employment law issues for commercial and private clients and build and develop your own caseload with a commercial emphasis. You will be expected to be able to handle matters including but not limited to; Employment Tribunals, TUPE, Covenant Disputes, data protection, amongst other elements. These specialisms would make for a very interesting and varied caseload.


This role will present an excellent level of exposure and offers great prospects for career progression.


Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least one years PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of PQE)
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail
  • You will have a good technical knowledge
  • Good communication skills are essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable and dependent on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package


This is an excellent opportunity for an Employment Solicitor to join this legal 500 team, based in the firms Leeds office.


Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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