Employment Solcitior - 1 - 2 PQE

Location
England, West Sussex, Gatwick
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
17 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
NRJ271588
Contact
Nithan Rajput
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Employment
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal 500 firm based in Gatwick require a junior employment solicitor to join their employment department.

As a solicitor in this department, you will be working on matters such as

* Unfair dismissal (including redundancy)
* Terms and conditions of employment
* Managing sickness absence
* Disciplinary and grievance procedures
* Workplace discrimination
* Employment Tribunal litigation
* Severance agreements
* Business reorganisation
* Tribunal proceedings
* Settlement agreements
* Drafting/reviewing contracts of employment/policies
* Disciplinaries and grievances


The department is well known for its reputation . For example, they have recently:-

* advised the largest UK tour operator on the employment aspects of its merger to create a global travel group
* acted for a large catering business on all of their People issues, including guiding them through a complex restructure and defending a variety of Employment Tribunal claims
* acted for a local authority on TUPE issues arising from the transfer of property and staff to a third party
* worked with a client in developing a bespoke on-site training programme for their senior management team and HR personnel on topics including managing illness, changing contracts and data protection
* acted for a telecommunications company in obtaining an injunction in the High Court against their former Managing Director who stole confidential information and breached restrictive covenants
* have guided a ground handling company through complex pay negotiations with trade union and subsequent strike action
* acted for a Kent-based newsprint producer on a proposed restructure and outsourcing functions involving TUPE advice and the negotiation of new shift patterns
* advised on the employment aspects of a multi-million pound fraud involving advice on the monitoring of communications and data protection issues

In addition their clients include:-

* Airlines
* Tour operators
* Local authorities and other public sector bodies
* Schools, Academies and Colleges
* Charities
* Professional associations eg CIPD, ACCA, CIM
* Manufacturers and engineering companies
* Food manufacturers
* Insurance and financial services organisations
* Commentators / Press

Unfortunately, the firm are unable to receive any NQ applications, however if you are approximately 1-2 PQE then please do not hesitate to contact Nithan Rajput @ Chadwick Nott to either apply or discuss the vacancy in confidence.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.