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Employment Associate

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Location:
Surrey
Salary:
£45,000.00 - 65,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
OL/68505A

Description

A leading ABS are looking to add to their Employment Team

Conducting proceedings in the Employment Tribunal on behalf of insured or private clients; to include:
? Reviewing papers
? Drafting claims or responses
? Complying with all case management instructions
? Briefing Counsel
? Attending hearings personally where appropriate.
? Preparing witness statements
? Ensuring that insurers are kept up-dated in relation to prospects.

Bringing or defending appeals in the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) (and if necessary beyond) on behalf of insured or private clients where necessary; to include:-
? Reviewing all appeal papers
? Drafting or replying to an appeal where necessary
? Complying with all EAT directions for case preparation
? Routinely reviewing and updating insurers, insured and private clients in relation to prospects as the case develops
? Ensuring that appeal hearings are appropriately addressed, whether, where possible, through conducting advocacy in the Tribunal or by briefing Counsel to attend the hearing. This to specifically include travel to and attendance at EAT proceedings in person throughout the UK.

Assisting colleagues in other departments in disseminating employment law knowledge and experience, to include:-
? Assisting in the drafting of employment law material for use by colleagues or clients
? Assisting in the presentation of courses in employment law for the benefit of colleagues, clients or prospective clients
? Assisting colleagues in other departments by, where necessary, conducting disciplinary or grievance hearings or investigations
? Keep accurate records and time record in an appropriate manner.
? Invoicing clients as necessary

Technical skills/knowledge/experience
The successful candidate will:
? Educated to degree level or equivalent
? Experience of communicating effectively in a professional environment with a range of people
? Good IT skills across Microsoft, Word, Outlook etc
? Excellent data entry skills and attention to detail/accuracy
? Have excellent customer care skills
? Be commercially aware at all times
? Have an analytical and problem-solving approach to advice
? Be able to work in a fast paced environment and uphold company standards
? Have good document drafting skills and an eye for detail
? Have the ability to gain and retain the client confidence
? Have sound working knowledge of all appropriate electronic research facilities

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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