Employment Solicitor

Liverpool – £35,000 - £50,000

Employment Solicitor - Liverpool

A top 50 international firm based in Liverpool is seeking to an appointment an experience Employment Solicitor with upwards of 4 years PQE. You will carry out a case load of contentious and non-contentious Respondent employment matters.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

Providing legal advice to a broad range of clients, from company owners and managers, HR professionals and in-house lawyers, to public and private sector organisations, as well as senior employees and executives, on a range of employment matters.
Managing a good mix of contentious and non-contentious employment matters.
Undertake all aspects of employment law including drafting various employment documents, maternity and paternity rights, discrimination, whistleblowing, employee relations issues, disciplinary matters and grievances, mediation, dismissals, redundancy, TUPE and employment tribunal claims.
Transactional support.
Build and maintain client relationships.
Contribute to business development.

Candidate Requirements:

Law degree (or equivalent).
Demonstrable experience in supporting an employment commercial team.
The ability and experience of managing a caseload providing sound commercial advice.
Transactional support experience.
Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure.
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
The ability to work as part of a team and independently.
Adheres to guidelines and procedures.
An understanding of clients' needs and expectations.
Flexibility in approach and a willingness to work outside normal office hours, if required

If this would be of interest then please apply today with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration for interview.

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

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. You can therefore apply for our North West legal jobs with confidence. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal positions in the North West.

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Jonathan Hoose

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360


Jonathan joined Douglas Scott in 2017 and is part of our North West team responsible for both business services and personal services legal recruitment. Jonathan acts on behalf of a range of clients from small high-street firms to Magic Circle and international law firms. Jonathan has previous experience in the legal sector; a LLB Law degree and has completed the Legal Practice Course. Before making the move into recruitment he worked as an Industrial Disease Litigation Fee Earner for a defendant insurance practice, working within this capacity has enabled him to develop a good understanding of the legal market and the requirements of both candidates and clients.

"I was very pleased with the way in which Jonathan handled my job search. I was quite particular about what I wanted and Jonathan listened to me before setting to help me however he could. 

Jonathan made sure he called at regular intervals to keep me updated with the process and I felt fully informed of what he was doing. He was very patient and understanding about my career aspirations and used that knowledge to connect me with my new employer. I am very pleased and grateful for the way in which he helped me."

Employment Solicitor | Liverpool

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Employment Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £35,000 - £50,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Reference: JH50145

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