Employment Lawyer

Location
Lancashire
Salary
to £45,000 + benefits
Posted
17 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
57073/TML
Practice area
Employment
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

The firm is well established and enjoys an excellent reputation. The leadership team ensures a dynamic and vibrant culture with a progressive outlook.  Staff throughout the business are engaged, supportive and can enjoy flexibility providing a sensible work life balance. 

The Employment Team is retained by a varied client base including some significantly large corporates.

Providing a comprehensive service to commercial clients and individuals, the team offers a comprehensive service including drafting of contracts and employer documentation, strategic HR advice, corporate support and restructuring exercises. It is also instructed in tribunal proceedings, post termination disputes and contractual claims advising both employers and employees. 

Applications are welcome from qualified solicitors and CILEX members.  The nature of the role requires not less than 2 years’ specialist employment law experience including HR advice, managing tribunal proceedings, advising on merits of employment law claims and preparing employment law contracts and policy documentation.

The nature of some of the clients’ business and industry sectors provides an interesting and diverse range of instruction such as dismissal cases, fitness to work, occupational stress, contractual breaches as well as statutory unfair dismissal and discrimination cases.

The quality of instructions is excellent and you will be afforded plenty of direct client contact.

As well as managing you own caseload, you will be supported in developing wider client management and business development skills. The team presents lectures, seminars and training to clients and targeted business groups and therefore the role requires a confident and outgoing lawyer, who is happy to be involved in this side of the business.

Actis has worked closely with this firm for many years and we continually receive excellent feedback. There is an effective management team and the business is rightly proud of its low turnover of staff and client retention. 

It is a popular place to work with regular social events being organised in what is a friendly, supportive and dynamic culture.

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