Senior Employment Paralegal

Peninsula Business Services Ltd
14 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Employment Paralegal
Manchester City Centre, near Victoria Train Station
Up to £26,000 basic salary depending on experience

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for the UK and Ireland's leading provider of Employment Law, HR and Health & Safety Services. With over 30,000 clients Peninsula are the number 1 organisation in this field and we continue to grow our customer base year on year.

Job Purpose
To assist our clients with Early Conciliation and Tribunal matters by assuming conduct, from advising on merits of a case, drafting responses to exchanging witness statements as well as completing telephone preliminary hearings.

Job Overview
We are looking for a bright, confident, legally-qualified individual, preferably with employment law experience, to work in a dynamic team and cover all aspects of case preparation.

The ideal candidate will relish assuming responsibility for a caseload in a fast-paced but supportive team environment. The focus is on great client service, along with a firm commercial approach, and we are looking for someone with excellent communication skills to provide that.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities
· Reviewing Tribunal and Early Conciliation matters
· Drafting of responses, witness statements and relevant applications
· Dealing with all aspects of document disclosure and creation of bundles
· Liaising with Tribunals, Claimants’ representatives and clients
· Discussing merits of a case and achieving commercially favourable settlements
· Conducting preliminary hearings by telephone

What you Bring to the Team
· Law degree (or GDL) plus good experience and/or a professional qualification (LPC/BPTC)
· A real commitment to helping our clients through a difficult time
· A positive approach to a busy workload and team work
· A genuine passion for employment law and attention to detail

Why Join our Team?
This is a really great opportunity to assume full conduct of cases and get real job satisfaction from problem solving, developing relationships with clients and following something through to an outcome. There’s opportunity to develop your career further if you wish, but whatever your starting point, you are guaranteed to grow and develop your knowledge and abilities and to feel that you are making a real difference.

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