Employment Litigator - Bristol
This is a new position for an Employment Litigator / Solicitor / CILEx with contentious experience to join a leading legal practice in Bristol.
The main tasks will include:
• To assess prospects of success of employment claims initially and on an ongoing basis
• To negotiate claims to a successful outcome through the most efficient and economic means
• To assist your Team Leader in maximising opportunities for non-reportable complaints and taking an active role to resolve them
• Undertaking delegated supervision of the team members, acting as an additional referral point on legal and insurance queries for other members of staff as and when required
You will be able to bring to the role previous litigation experience (typically gained through minimum 1+ years of conducting employment law cases) and will be able to demonstrate the following knowledge and experience:
• Excellent working knowledge of employment law and procedure
• Delivering high standards of customer service and understanding of Client Care Principles and the FCA principle of treating customers fairly
• Strong IT skills and the ability to use case management systems.
You will have solid experience of contentious employment law gained in a reputable employment law practice. You will enjoy close business interaction and have a proactive outlook, excellent organisational skills, flexibility along with working within tight timescales. You will be commercial in your approach and have the ability to engage with senior stakeholders across the business.
This role would best suit those between 1 - 3 years PQE, though we would be interested to receive applications for people outside of this who have the necessary competencies and core skills.
This role offers the right candidate fantastic career opportunities, the chance to join one of the leading legal practices in the UK and a highly competitive salary and benefits package.
If you are interested in this role please contact Rachel Phillips in the Cardiff head office or apply directly below: