2 x Employment lawyers 0 – 2 & 3+ years’ PQE MANCHESTER

Manchester, Greater Manchester
up to £63,000
12 Oct 2016
09 Nov 2016
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial law firm in Manchester is looking to recruit two Employment law solicitors – one of 0 to 2 years’ PQE and the other of 3 or more years’ PQE. The roles will primarily involve advising and assisting clients in connection with, both contentious and non-contentious, employment matters such as: • Advocacy in employment tribunals, from Directions Hearings, Preliminary Hearings through to Full Hearings (not normally longer than five days, for which they would generally use Counsel) • Ability to prepare for employment tribunal cases, including preparation of Claim/Response, preparing and answering discrimination questionnaires, Interlocutory Applications, Witness Statements, Skeleton Arguments • Corporate support work – e.g. advice on TUPE in connection with transactions; advising on indemnities and warranties; due diligence reports for clients •  Drafting contracts, policies and procedures; advising clients on what procedures are required • General advice – e.g. conduct of disciplinary investigations; grievance procedures; redundancy programmes; general queries about flexible working, maternity rights, paternity rights etc.

If you are newly qualified you will have undertaken a seat in Employment law.If you are qualified you will already specialise in Employment law.