Employment Litigation Solicitor

4 days left

Location
England, London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 Mar 2021
Closes
22 Apr 2021
Ref
3802220
Contact
Louise Fussell
Job Title
Lawyer
Practice Area
Employment
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Opportunity for Employment Litigators to join a Central Government Department for 11 months

Your new company
An opportunity for an Employment Lawyer to join a Government department on a contract. They are responsible for providing legal services across government departments, and for conducting employment litigation on behalf of a variety of Government departments. There are a number of opportunities for candidates to join on a temporary basis for 11 months.

Your new role
As an Employment Lawyer, you will handle a busy caseload of Employment Tribunal litigation claims from start to finish. You will cover all areas of legal work as required, employment based proceedings in courts, appeals and tribunals and interviewing witnesses and recording witness statements. You will also conduct settlement negotiations with opposing representatives and liaise with key Stakeholders as required. Finally, you will provide advice in matters relating to Employment Law and advice in matters relating to access to information and data protection.

What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for the role you should be a qualified Solicitor/Barrister and have solid knowledge of Employment law and related concepts. You will have demonstrable experience of litigation strategy, a high standard of legal research across legal databases and good drafting and written skills. It is desirable to have Public sector/Central Government experience but this is not essential. Finally, you should have excellent communication skills to deal with clients and other parties from a variety of backgrounds as well as excellent time management skills.

What you'll get in return
You can get involved in exciting work of unprecedented complexity and scale, as well as contributing to public service. This is a remarkable chance to undertake career defining work, which can be an exciting highlight to your career. This department offers flexible working and working from home, where appropriate, as well as good work-life balance.

What you need to do now
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