Government Employment Lawyer

Employer
Sellick Partnership (Legal) Limited
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
+ flexible working arrangements
Closing date
30 Oct 2020
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Government Employment Lawyer
Contract - Full-time
£25-35ph
London


About the Role:
A fantastic opportunity for Employment Lawyers to join a busy Central Government team in London with a minimum contract of 11 months. The team are looking for qualified Lawyers (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent) to conduct litigation on an in-house basis on behalf of a number of Government departments. The role offers a diverse and busy caseload and flexible working. The successful candidate will come from an Employment Law background and have experience in litigation and employment tribunals. It would also be beneficial to have public sector experience, however, this is not essential.

Key Requirements
The ideal candidate for this Employment Lawyer role:

  • A fully qualified Lawyer (Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent)
  • Preferable working experience in Public Law and the public sector
  • Solid knowledge of and practice in Employment law and related concepts
  • Litigation background with considerable autonomy
  • Tribunal experience

Key responsibilities
Requirements of the successful candidate for this Employment Lawyer:

  • Employment based proceedings in courts, appeals, tribunals
  • Advice in matters relating to Employment Law
  • Advice in matters relating to access to information and data protection
  • Conducting settlement negotiations with opposing representatives
  • Interviewing witnesses and recording witness statements

On Offer

  • 11 month contract with likely extension
  • £25-35 per hour
  • Central Government role
  • Central London location

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Mark Bladen in our London office

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you. Sellick Partnership is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

About Sellick Partnership - Top legal recruiter in the UK
Our Legal Recruitment Consultants are market specialists and highly experienced in sourcing and placing high-calibre locum, contract and permanent legal professionals across the UK. Founded in 2004, our Legal team are considered one of the best in the country and are highly knowledgeable in their specialist markets. Our Legal Recruitment Consultants place legal professionals on a nation-wide basis across a range of disciplines and roles and across all sectors including: 

  • Public Sector & Not-for-Profit legal roles
  • In-House legal roles
  • Private Practice legal roles

We recruit paralegals right up to legal director/legal executive level across all areas of law including, but not limited to the below:

  • Childcare Law
  • Housing Law
  • Civil Litigation Jobs
  • Adult Social Care
  • Property Law
  • Planning Law
  • Commercial Contracts jobs
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Protection Lawyer jobs
  • Freedom of Information

For our clients, we offer a tailored approach to recruitment services which is based on the needs of your organisation. We take the time to get to know you and your organisation, and ensure we support you at every step of the way to secure high-calibre candidates every time.

For our candidates, we regularly partner with legal chambers to hold CPD training events to help you keep abreast of industry news and topical issues. These events are a great way of networking and learning new skills that you can use as you progress through your career. Our team of expert Legal Consultants are always available - from CV advice and interview techniques to a general conversation about what is happening in the market currently, we can help you make your next career move and find the best role for you. 

With in-depth sector knowledge, an extensive network of clients and high-calibre legal professionals plus an unrivalled name in the market, we are best placed to support your recruitment needs. Get in touch with us today to find out how we can help you. 

Manchester Tel: 0161 834 1642
Leeds Tel : 0113 243 9775
London Tel: 0203 741 8189

Contact Us
  • Sellick Partnership
  • Queens Court
  • Manchester
  • M2 5HX
  • GB
  • 0161 834 1642
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