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Employment and Litigation Lawyer

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an Employment and Litigation Solicitor to join an in-house organisation in the North West on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing advice and assistance on all employment matters, as well as providing advocacy for full merit hearings and tribunals.

You will be responsible for matters including but not limited to:

  • Resolving EC requests or assist in decision-making on engagement in EC
  • Managing issues including assessment of costs, awards and exposure, plus negotiation and closure of settlements
  • Drafting comprehensive witness statements and skeleton arguments, compelling cross-examination and re-examination
  • Supporting management of complex/high risk cases
  • Negotiating and drafting standard and bespoke Settlement Agreements
  • Identifying additional opportunities for new business within the external market and existing customer base

The ideal candidate would be highly self-motivated with experience in both Employment and Commercial Litigation. Previous experience specialising in Employment Law Advice and Employment Tribunal Advocacy would be highly advantageous.

This in-house organisation have an extensive benefits package including:

Pension: Match a colleague's contribution, plus 2.5%. This carries on to a maximum of 6% colleague contribution and 8.5% company contribution.

Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays (plus additional day as birthday leave) - Colleague has the option to purchase additional annual leave during the annual benefits enrolment window.

PMI: Private medical insurance (personal cover) via Bupa - Colleague can also add family members to the policy at an additional cost.

Life assurance: 4x base salary - Colleague can increase this by 1x salary each year during the annual benefits enrolment window.

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 Kiran Purewal in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including underrepresented and disadvantaged groups and those with disabilities. 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.

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