New - Employment Lawyer, NQ Level, Leading International Firm, Manchester

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New - Employment Lawyer, NQ Level, Leading International Firm, Manchester

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Employment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    48000

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW EM MA1

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

New - Newly Qualified Employment Solicitor - Leading International Firm - Manchester

JOB ROLE

This role will support on a range of Employment law work varying in scale and complexity.  Specifically it will involve supporting in fee-earning, client relationship management and marketing capacities.

  • Providing general employment advice;

  • Drafting employment contracts, policies, disciplinary and grievance procedures;

  • Assisting with and running claims in the ET;

  • Assisting in transactional work;

  • Participating in marketing activities such as writing bulletins/articles, preparation and presenting at seminars and client events, networking and public speaking;

  • Developing an understanding of clients' businesses  and keeping abreast of developments;

  • Building and maintaining effective client relationships;

  • Ensuring files are managed in compliance with Lexcel and departmental procedures;

  • Participation in firm-wide and departmental training sessions.

Requirements:

  • Newly qualified solicitor level;

  • Genuine interest in employment law;

  • Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines;

  • Excellent  technical skills,

  • Strong client focus,

  • Drive and enthusiasm,

  • Commercial awareness,

  • Credibility.

  • Strong team player;

  • Ability to use initiative;

  • Positive and proactive approach;

  • Flexibility and commitment.

Background:

  • Excellent academic record;

  • Newly qualified Solicitor ;

  • Flair for drafting would be desirable;

  • Interest in marketing and;

  • A self-starter.

Diversity & Inclusion

As part of the client's recruitment policy our candidates are subject to employment screening background checks. These checks include personal details, education and employment history, professional qualifications and credit and criminal checks as appropriate. Our client is an equal opportunities employer and values diversity and inclusion. All applications will be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role and will be treated equally irrespective of Ethnicity, Gender (including Trans and non-binary) Race, Disability, Religion and sexual orientation.