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Senior Employment Lawyer

Sellick Partnership is currently working with a well-respected Local Authority who is seeking a Senior Employment Lawyer to come in on a permanent basis and sit on the Management team.

As a Senior Employment Lawyer you be able to come in as a sole Employment Lawyer, get the ball rolling and develop the Employment team. The ideal candidate will be a qualified Solicitor, Barrister or equivalent with proven experience of employment law and management.

The Senior Employment Lawyer my pick up duties such as;

  • Developing a team

  • Dealing with any issues that may arise within internal recruitment

  • Oversee Employment based proceedings for schools and Boroughs across the County

  • Attending management team meetings

  • Follow the whole lifecycle of employment tribunals from start to finish

  • And much more

This is a fantastic permanent opportunity for a manager or an experienced lawyer ready to step up to manager level, to join an organisation with a strong dedication to public service and a great reputation; the Senior Employment Lawyer will feel welcomed and supported.

Excellent benefits are on offer to the successful Senior Lawyer, including excellent annual leave entitlement, a generous pension plan and hybrid working with flexible work patterns

Should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Ellie Warde in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion on either ellie.warde@sellickpartnership.co.uk or 0161 834 1642.

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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