Central Government Employment Lawyer - Fixed Term Contract

Sellick Partnership Limited
London City, London, UK
£50,000 - £60,000
14 days ago

Employment Lawyer (Fixed Term Contract)

London Salary £52,015, National Salary £50,455

London, Bristol and Leeds

About the Employment Lawyer Role

The team are looking for an experienced lawyer to assist in what will be a busy caseload of primarily Employment Litigation claims. The position is for a Grade 7 Lawyer. The ideal candidate should have strong post qualification experience in Employment Law included dealing with unfair dismissal cases to multi-party equal pay and pensions cases.

Key requirements of the Employment Lawyer:

  • Conduct Employment based proceedings in courts, appeals and tribunals;
  • Interview witnesses and recording witness statements;
  • Conduct settlement negotiations with opposing representatives;
  • Command the confidence of clients and other key partners and stakeholders as required. Liaising with key Stakeholders as required;
  • Provide specialist employment law advice in relation to individual HR cases, HR policy issues and potential employment-based proceedings as well as providing relevant training to clients as required;
  • Advice in matters relating to Employment Law;
  • Provide advice in matters relating to access to information and data protection where relevant to their employment advisory and litigation practice;
  • Contribute to their wider team and the department as a whole, contributing to training, development projects and other corporate activities as appropriate.

Skills Required for the Employment Lawyer:

  • Solid knowledge of Employment law and related concepts
  • Experience of having conduct of a busy litigation caseload, with considerable autonomy
  • Experience of using a strategic approach to case management
  • High standard of legal research across legal databases
  • Public sector/Central Government experience (ideal but not essential)
  • Good drafting and written ability
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with clients and other parties from a variety of backgrounds
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Meeting billing targets

Essential: Qualified Solicitor registered on the Law Society Roll with post-qualification experience.

Desirable: 3 years + PQE

Benefits of the Employment Lawyer Role:

  • Working on Socially Useful public centred work
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Central office locations in London, Bristol or Leeds

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Employment Lawyer role, please apply now, or contact Maddie Dransfield at Sellick Partnership.

Sellick Partnership is proud to be an inclusive and accessible recruitment business and we support applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. We can adapt our processes to accommodate everybody, so please let us know how we can help improve your recruitment experience. Please note, our advertisements use years' experience, hourly rates, and salary levels purely as a guide based on the specific skills set out in the advert. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. Our consultants assess based on the experience and skills evidenced on the CV. 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. If you do not hear from us within 48 hours, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion due to the CV not matching the skill set required. 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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