Employment Solicitor

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£35000 - £45000 per annum
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Employment Solicitor

Great mid-tier commercial stalwart of the Leeds legal scene has an opening in its expanding 2-partner specialist employment team.

With impressive new offices in the heart of the new legal district in Leeds, this full service corporate law firm offers the full range of commercial legal services to its multi-sector regional and national client base. This is a firm which values its independence and is proud of its organic growth.

They have been both shortlisted and won awards at the 2016 Yorkshire Legal Awards, Law Society Excellence Awards and the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards.

The employment team works with employer clients across a wide range of industry sectors, with specific expertise in manufacturing, healthcare, logistics, education, recruitment and food & drink. They tackle all contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law, and work alongside the corporate team on corporate support matters, and other teams such as commercial and commercial litigation, where employment law advice is required. Matters include -

- Discrimination, bullying & harrassment and equal opportunities
- senior leadership changes, succession planning and board changes
- senior executive performance processes and removal, disciplinary hearings & dismissal
- restrictive covenants, standard terms & conditions, service agreements and consultancy agreements
- re-organisation & redundancy

The team is now looking to recruit a further junior solicitor to join the team, ideally from Newly qualified up to around 4 years' PQE preferably in employer-based employment law matters.

The idea candidate will have strong drafting skills, a target-driven and commercial approach, and a good grounding in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, as well as a solid academic profile and a desire to work in a collaborative and team-based environment.

You can expect a very competitive market rate salary, a good quality & varied caseload and plenty of room for progression.

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