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Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive

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  • Ref: SD148

Cathedral Appointments are currently looking for an Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our client’s Yeovil office on a part-time basis, working 3 days per week. Our client is ideally looking for someone who is at least 2 years PQE. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive who is looking to progress their career with a well-established and highly regarded firm. 

Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

·         Providing practical legal advice on day to day employment issues, such as; performance, sickness absence management, disciplinary hearings, grievance processes, discrimination issues and dismissal

·         Providing strategic legal advice on issues, such as; large scale restructures, redundancies, sales and mergers and negotiating exit packages

·         Representing clients through the tribunal process

·         Business development and marketing for the firm 

Employment Solicitor/Legal Executive requirements include...

Background/Skills:

·         A minimum of 2 year’s PQE

·         You will have a high level of experience in advising on the practical application of Employment law, providing commercial solutions to everyday problems with a view to avoiding litigation

·         You will be experienced in representing both employees and employers in The Employment Tribunal, including advocacy hearings

·         An ability to work unsupervised

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·         An ability to work under your own initiative

·         An ability to network to build relationships with new and existing clients within the local market

·         You will be team focused, commercially aware, flexible, committed and loyal

The ideal candidate will have experience dealing with all Employment matters and will be looking to carve out a long and successful career with a progressive firm. On offer is a highly competitive starting salary and excellent benefits. If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, then please get in touch with Sophia Damshenas at Cathedral Appointments now.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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