Lexcel accredited practice in Shropshire seeks an experienced Head of Employment on a full-time, permanent basis.
This is a rare opportunity for a qualified solicitor with at least 5 years’ experienced in employment matters to join our client’s fast-growing firm in Shrewsbury. The successful candidate will handle a challenging caseload of employment matters, whilst ensuring smooth operation of the department.
To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period. Responsibilities
- Handling own caseload of employment matters
- Undertaking advocacy
- Representing clients at Employment Tribunal
- Drafting various documents, contracts, agreements and policies
- Preparing witness statements
- Evaluating evidence
- Conducting pre-hearing reviews
- Undertaking legal research
- Liaising with clients and other professionals
- Business development
- Delivering presentations and seminars on employment matters
- Solicitors with at least 5 years’ PQE
- Solid experience in employment matters is essential
- Excellent client care and organisational skills
- Professional with a pro-active approach
- Highly effective communicator
- Concise and clear document drafting skills
- Team player
Our client is a well-established and ambitious practice, with a network of offices, delivering high quality advice to businesses and individuals both locally and further afield. Staying true to their roots, they blend traditional values of excellent client care and service with modern practices. This acknowledgement of the importance of their community and clients, means they were awarded Lexcel accreditation and have built an enviable client base. Regarded as one of the leading firms in the region, they continue to enjoy sustained periods of growth and are well placed to enjoy further success in the future. Benefits
Our Agency Requirements
- Generous holiday allowance
- Competitive salary
- Pension scheme
- Office events
- Free eye tests
- Staff discounts
- What salary are you currently seeking?
- How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
- How long is your notice period?
Head of Department - Employment
For further details of this Head of Employment Department vacancy, please contact Natasha on 01954 208 080 quoting reference NK31828.
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