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Solicitor - Employment Law - Lancashire

My Client is a regional firm that is Legal 500 ranked.

They are currently looking to recruit an experienced Employment Solicitor to join their already successful team.

The Role

To provide advice on a wide range of employment matters

Main Duties

  • Deliver legal support across a wide range of employment matters including equality and discrimination; disciplinary and grievance issues; reorganisations and redundancies; settlement agreements; restrictive covenants; TUPE and managing Tribunal claims.

  • Draft, negotiate and interpret contracts, agreements and policies and procedures.

  • Give accurate prompt, realistic and relevant advice in response to clients enquiries whilst managing their expectations.

  • Gain an understanding of clients requirements and how to achieve their needs.

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients.

  • Assist in the preparation of seminars and workshops and present at such events.

  • Actively work to convert enquiries into new matters.

  • Support senior fee earners with marketing opportunities, including; writing blogs and press releases, and to be pro-active in networking and business development.

The Candidate

You will be a qualified solicitor with a strong academic background and a minimum of 2 years PQE

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work independently on own initiative but also with supervision

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to find sound solutions to complex legal and employment issues

  • Ability to adapt quickly to new areas of law

  • Excellent client management and matter management skills

  • A team player

If your interested in this post please call Simon Scott at our Preston office on 01772 259 121 or email me your current up to date CV to

  • Start: asap
  • Rate: £26000 - £35000 per annum + dependant on experience
  • Location: Blackburn, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Clayton legal
  • Tel: 01772 259121
  • Fax: 01772 561818
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2016-08-15 10:09:07 -

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