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Employment Lawyer

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £35 - £45 per hour

  • Consultant:

    Kate Jasper

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months +

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My city centre public sector client is in need of an employment law specialist to join their sizable and stable in house team. The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor (or equivalent) with at least 2 years' post qualification experience handling all areas of employment law.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a private practice employment specialist to gain public sector experience to strengthen their CV. You will join a very established and supportive team of 5 who deal solely with employment law matters. The employment law caseload is varied and diverse, comprising of matters such as:

  • Organisational restructures
  • TUPE
  • Project work across the organisation and HR led projects
  • Dismissal claims Providing Employment Law advice to clients at HR
  • Negotiating and drafting settlement agreements and compromise agreements
  • Advising and attending Dismissal Appeal Hearings
  • All manner of discrimination cases, including race discrimination and disability discrimination
  • Breach of contract, victimisation and unfair dismissal
  • Drafting ET3 defences and COT3 agreements
  • Advising on complex TUPE and Shared Services including drafting contractual terms
  • Advising on grievance matters
  • Employment tribunal cases and claims

This is a role that can be undertaken on a 4 or 5 day basis and can be worked remotely. This client offers a supportive team and a diverse work load. They are fully equipped for a new member of the team to join on a remote basis during the Covid-19 crisis, with all team members working remotely and IT processes in place to support a remote set up.

If you are an experienced employment law solicitor (or equivalent) and are looking for an exciting challenge then please apply today! This role is for an immediate start and shall be for a minimum 6 month term.

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 Kate Jasper in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

To find out more or to apply today please get in touch!

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