Employment Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Bristol, Avon
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Employment Solicitor (4+ Yrs. PQE)


Competitive salary

My client is a leading, full-service, commercial law firm that has an excellent reputation and has numerous rankings in the legal 500 and Chambers listings. They are currently looking for an Employment Solicitor with circa 4 years PQE to join their Employment team based in Bristol.

An opening has emerged for a junior to mid-level Employment Lawyer with circa 4 years PQE with a good grounding in advising commercial clients on a variety of Employment matters. Working closely with the Head of Department, the chosen Employment Solicitor will make a significant contribution to the development of the Employment team, as well as advising a predominantly corporate client base on a wide range of employment issues, both contentious and non-contentious.

Within this role, this Employment Solicitor will handle a respondent based caseload comprising both contentious and non-contentious matters. You will work closely with clients and colleagues and you should have a keen eye for service delivery. You will be involved in drafting contracts, agreements, policies and procedures as well as providing corporate support and advising on all employment-related issues connected with mergers, acquisitions, contracting out and the effect of TUPE.

The successful candidate will have: -

- Solid experience working in an established and recognised Employment Department.

- A client following or at least a proven track record of developing new client relationships.

- Excellent client care skills.

- Commercial acumen.

The role offers fantastic career progression opportunities and supportive working environment and it will be expected that you can effectively work well both as part of team as well as taking the lead on specific projects and activities. Career progression options are genuine.

To be considered for this role, please send me your updated CV today.

Please contact Jayne Kivlehan to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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