Employment Solicitor: Liverpool

Location
Liverpool, England, Merseyside
Salary
£36000 - £43000 per annum
Posted
11 Aug 2017
Closes
08 Sep 2017
Ref
65165
Contact
Emma Chisholm
Sector/Practice Area
Employment
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Permanent

Our client is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved several top rankings in Chambers UK 2016, they are immensely proud of the work they carry out for their clients and the culture they provide to their people.

They are looking for an NQ Solicitor to join the Employment team in the Liverpool office

The Department

The market leading Employment, Pensions and Immigration team advises employers across the UK on all aspects of employment, pensions and immigration law. The clients are some of the UK's largest and best known employers. They believe that the quality of their clients and strength of relationships with clients speaks volumes about the quality of the service they provide.

The role

To manage a mixed caseload of employment work and provide HRemployment law advice to clients.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a mixed caseload of employment work

  • Provide HRemployment law advice to a wide range of clients

  • Assist other members of the team with their caseloads as appropriate

  • Draft and prepare letters, e-mails, documents, tribunal responses, bundles, witness statements and reports

  • Conduct advocacy at the Employment Tribunal

  • Carry out legal research

  • Draft articles and legal updates

  • Assist with business development initiatives including training and networking

  • Produce monthly Client MI reports, predominantly in MS Excel format

  • Work in accordance with client and internal SLAs

  • Work in accordance with Weightmans' values and procedures

  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets

  • Comply with Data Protection compliance and procedures

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will have other duties and responsibilities that fall within the remit of the role.

The person specification
  • NQ Solicitor

  • Keen and demonstrable interest in employment law, preferably with some previous experience

  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets

  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Methodical, organised approach

  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.