Employment Solicitor

Posted 22 February by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

My client is a well established Mid Tier Commercial Firm which has an outstanding client base in the SME sector. They are looking to recruit an experienced Employment Solicitor with a minimum of 2 years PQE to handle a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters for commercial clients.

The firm is seeking to recruit an ambitious, career driven lawyer to join their Manchester office, reporting to the Head of Employment. You will help build and manage a varied case-load working with large commercial clients, whilst also driving business development to increase market share with new and existing clients. You will have excellent client management skills, and will be used to operating at client facing level; building long term relationships and networks with ranging businesses and clients. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of experience in employment law, with case-load's that can includes: advising clients on performance management, re-structuring, consultation, settlement agreements, TUPE and redundancy, implementing disciplinary proceedings and managing employee grievances and complaints. Drafting and negotiating employment contracts and consultancy agreements, restrictive covenants and injunctions, directors duties and responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have more than 2 years PQE, with a background in handling both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, mainly for commercial clients. There will also be the opportunity to act on a small amount of claimant cases.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Firm which is known for looking after their employees, and for those Solicitors who are tired of the long hours on offer at International and National Firms in the City. Send a CV now for immediate consideration.

Please contact Nick Barrass, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Reference: 34535869

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