Employment NQ (2-5PQE)

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Hays Legal
England, Berkshire, Reading
£42000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
21 May 2019
18 Jun 2019
Benjamin Brooks
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Your new company
Our client is a long established and highly successful full-service law firm. Known for their highly commercial approach yet personal service, this law firm has an exceptional reputation amongst local and national clients. With multiple offices in the South of England, this consistently ranks highly in the Legal 500 with many partners and departments recognised for their top tier work.

Your new role
You will be joining a highly experienced Tier 1 Employment team who are extremely well regarded for providing advice to both Employers and Employees alike. The team work alongside other departments including Litigation, Commercial and Real Estate. Day-to-day responsibilities include advising, drafting, negotiating, advocacy and support across the department on larger cases.

Your position within the department will also involve assisting the firms online HR resource, participation in initiatives and supporting the business development with both internal and external events. There will be a very healthy mix of work in the contentious and non-contentious matters. This is broken down further into:

  • 10% Corporate
  • 30% Tribunal work
  • 60% Employment advisory and major project work, restructuring, employee relations, discrimination issues & PS Claims: Unfair dismissal/discrimination (all types), holiday pay claims/NMW/whistle-blowing/transgender/claims/redundancy/breach of contract, wages act claims/protective awards

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a talented, motivated and ambitious Solicitor qualified in England & Wales with at least 2 years PQE working in a leading Employment department. The ideal candidate with further have paralegal experience in Employment law and a desire to progress within a modern, ambitious law firm. You must hold a valid Law Society Practising Certificate, be IT literate whilst also a consistently good academic track record meeting the clients expectations of ABB A 'Levels and 2:1 degree or above.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious employment lawyer to join this highly regarded team with genuine career progression prospects from the offset. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and package

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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