Unit Manager - Employment Rights – Birmingham
- Up to £84,000 (plus £5.5k car allowance)
- 30 Days Annual Leave + Bank Holidays
A successful and expanding national legal UK practice are keen to appoint a skilled Employment Rights Manager / Solicitor to join their growing and fast paced team in Birmingham.
The firm prides themselves on offering an inclusive environment and are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being commended in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2022 for their work in employment, personal injury and clinical negligence. They offer a friendly working environment, excellent benefits and are committed to agile working and continuous improvement.
The firm are keen to appoint a skilled Unit Manager to lead and drive a highly successful Employment Rights Unit with the opportunity to motivate and manage a team. You will have a passion for Employment Rights as you will be allocated a personal case holding for cases that require high levels of care and are complex in nature.
You will also take responsibility to recruit, train, effectively performance manage and provide learning and development to develop a high performing culture.
As a Unit Manager you will be accountable for operational and client standards to ensure the unit delivers what is required to enhance branch performance. In addition to overseeing the unit you will also make a difference and support the Head of Employment Rights.
The ideal candidate will have experience of leading Employment Rights units and be an admitted Solicitor or FILEX with significant post qualification experience, or have equivalent legal experience.
You will possess strong leadership skills, have a strategic focus, be target driven, client focused and have proven experience of developing union client relationships.
A day in the life of a Unit Manager is never the same, however a typical day may include managing your team, assessing financial performance, monitoring case intake, liaising with union clients, supporting the branch manager and overseeing the management of case handling, ensuring delivery to high standards and best practice.
- Structured pay scales
- £5,500 car allowance
- Excellent contributory pension scheme
- Flexible working
- 30 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays, plus 5 extra days during Christmas)
- Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
- Cycle to work scheme
- Organised sports and social club
- Annual travel and parking loans
- Financial assistance for professional development
If you would like to work for a well-established, forward-thinking firm of solicitors contact Rachel Phillips for a confidential discussion: Rachel@tsrlegal.co.uk / 02920 388100