Employment Solcitior - 1 - 2 PQE

England, West Sussex, Gatwick
17 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Nithan Rajput
Job Title
Practice Area
Contract Type
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.