Employment Lawyer

Recruiter
Affinity Personnel
Location
Manchester
Posted
16 Feb 2019
Closes
16 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Employment Lawyer
Pay rate : PAYE: 25.74ph UMBRELLA: 32.16ph
Contract
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ROLE IS BASED IN LONDON. PLEASE APPLY ONLY IF YOU ARE WILLING TO RELOCATE!
Our Public sector client is currently recruiting for Employment Lawyers
Description:
The Successful candidate will be required to undertake a varied caseload in all areas of legal work as required, primarily including:
- Employment-based proceedings in courts, appeals and tribunals
- Interviewing witnesses and recording witness statements.
- Conducting settlement negotiations with opposing representatives.
- Liaising with key Stakeholders as required.
- Advice in matters relating to Employment Law
- Advice in matters relating to access to information and data protection
You should be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister preferably with public sector experience, however, this is not essential.
The team are looking for candidates who have recently or previously handled a caseload of active ET Litigation matters The team are looking for Litigation caseworkers who can handle ET/EAT cases from start to finish.
Outputs/Deliverables to be achieved:
within this section, you must clearly outline the project deliverables/outputs required from this contract, including anticipated timescales for each milestone to be achieved. This will enable performance to be measured during the contract period.
• Uses a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality monitoring and review.
• Takes responsibility for own work with a substantial degree of autonomy but knowing when to consult and to delegate.
• Gives early warning to those affected by changing priorities, including the Reporting Officer.
• Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases.
• Has up-to-the minute case files readily available.
• Displays an understanding of the context the client operates in.
• Displays the professional attitude that client and company expect from a member of an organisation with a high reputation.
• Adopts a style most likely to build an effective working relationship with the client.
• Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, timescales etc.
• Acknowledges clients’ concerns and works to alleviate these in a way that balances client and Agency needs.
• Is alert to media interest which may have an impact on the reputation of the client and/or the Agency.
• Helps other team members to meet tight deadlines to preserve the department’s reputation.
• Display Civil Service Values, help other people, focus on customer service and look proactively for solutions.
• Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues.
• Uses training and other methods to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge

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