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28 days ago
Minster Law Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50800 per annum + plus benefit and bonus
Location: Wakefield
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Recruitment
Sector: Employment
Category: Lawyer Jobs

We're looking for an Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive to join our busy Wakefield team, handling a varied and quality caseload of claimant employment law matters.

About the Role

The successful applicant will manage a caseload of claimant Employment Law matters and be responsible for progressing the cases through to settlement. This is a Grade B role .The main responsibilities include:

  • Drafting documents including statements, Settlement Agreements and ET1 Form

  • Negotiating with third parties to ensure we receive the best settlement figures for our clients in a proactive and timely manner.

  • Drafting Court proceedings, adhering to court directions and timescales, preparing relevant documents for disclosure, submitting evidence and instructing Counsel/other appropriate experts as required.

  • Working with a task based case management system ensuring regular contact is maintained with all clients, providing exceptional customer service and managing their expectations.

  • The successful applicant may also be required to undertake work in relation to a small amount of property and consumer cases alongside their main employment caseload.

About Us

Our Personal Legal Services department is an area of significant investment and growth at Minster Law, we have an excellent source of work that provides varied and high quality cases for our Employment team. Working with respected household names the Employment team provide the legal service for the Family Legal Protection policies sold to their customers, which is around250,000 policies annually.

Now is a great time to join us and help grow, shape and influence the exciting future our Employment team.

About You

You'll be a qualified solicitor or Fellow of CILEx (or approaching qualification prior during 2019) , with previous experience managing a caseload of claimant Employment Law matters you'll have the technical ability to work with limited supervision. You will be an experienced litigator and practical knowledge of the court/ tribunal procedures. Experience of property and consumer matters would be an advantage, but is not essential.

To succeed in this role you will have a customer centric approach to your work and be committed to achieving the right outcome for each of our clients. You'll be passionate about working in employment and be looking to continue to develop your career in this area.

About our Benefits

In addition to the salary in the region of GBP 38,000 to GBP 50,000 per annum all of the usual benefits (pension, life assurance, PMI, 25-30 days holiday), we understand that it's the small things that make people feel appreciated. So our benefits package also includes:

* Up to 15% bonus based on individual contribution

* Health Care Cash plan covering health and wellbeing costs

* Quarterly Megadraw where you can win some fantastic prizes

* Free fruit and Perkbox

* Competitive colleague referral schemes

* Plus so much more

What next?

The closing date for this role is 25th November 2019. Please note that interviews may be undertaken prior to the closing date, so if you think you have the skills and experience for this role, don't delay and apply now!

If you would like more information about this role please contact our Career Team at

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