Employment Solicitor - NQ / Assistant Solicitor

Manchester, Greater Manchester
to £46,000 + bens
08 Aug 2017
08 Sep 2017
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

Based in Manchester, this Legal 100 firm is looking to recruit an Employment Solicitor.

Enviable career opportunity for a Newly Qualified or specialist Employment Solicitor to join a join a market-leading team. The department is led by highly regarded partners with a reputation for providing excellent mentoring.

Retained by an impressive corporate and commercial client base, you will enjoy undertaking a diverse range of both contentious and non-contentious matters. The team is also instructed by senior executive and directors in complex and interesting cases such as whistleblowing, exit negotiations, dismissals and post-termination disputes.

Typical instructions cover:

  • Tribunal Proceedings for Unfair and Wrongful dismissals,
  • Discrimination actions,
  • Redundancy and Restructuring programmes,
  • Severance discussions and Compromise Agreements,
  • Contract variations,
  • Advising HR departments on grievance and procedural issues,
  • Drafting employment documentation including contracts, handbooks and policies
  • TUPE advice and negotiations,
  • Providing employment law support to Corporate Law Team
  • Post-termination restraint advice and support to Litigation Team

Please note at NQ level, applicants must have completed at least one seat/ 6 months’ experience in employment law in order to be considered.

Ranked highly in the legal directories, the firm enjoys a formidable reputation in the legal sector attracting very capable and ambitious lawyers. It is a well-resourced organisation with a progressive culture led by a capable and approachable management team.    You will find the quality of work second to none in what is a vibrant and sociable place to work.

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.

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