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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Employment Solicitor

England, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

The award-winning employment department act as legal pioneers in the industry within the public sector and continue to go from strength to strength. They continually act on some of the UK's largest cases making it a very exciting time to be joining them.

The Firm

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and have grown year on year, with one of the best staff retention rates in the industry.

You will find heavy-hitting Lawyers that are respected and often are asked to give keynote speeches at seminars and conferences Globally. You will find that the firm places training, development and the career progression of its staff at the heart of what they do.

They have numerous homegrown Partners which speaks volumes about the progression opportunities, despite their large size, they have real team spirit.

By having a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach, the firm prides itself on focussing their energy on getting results for their clients while attracting and developing industry leaders. The relationship they build and nurture with their clients is of paramount importance, which is why many clients stay with the firm for decades.

The Role

The firm are looking for an Employment Solicitor to join their leading Manchester office.

You will join a highly experienced team that are leaders in the field, having won several awards for their work. The department have acted for some of the most senior people in the industry.

You will manage a claimant employment tribunal caseload consisting individuals' cases from inception and preliminary advice through to trial and appeal activity thereafter.

The caseload will be interesting due to the sheer variety of sectors from media to the armed forces.

You will be provided with the tools to develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Employment team in a friendly and supportive environment.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is an emergent role to support the firm's growing Employment caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least two years PQE
  • Experience conducting employment cases from initial advice through to tribunal
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and good communication skills
  • You will have good experience managing high volume caseloads and group claims
  • You will have strong business development capabilities

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Employment Solicitor role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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