Employment Solicitor Leeds

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£55,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
30+ days ago
Employment Solicitor Leeds Top tier international firm - tier 1 for employment work in the Legal 500 for Yorkshire - Employment Solicitor - 3-10PQE - Leeds - impressive new offices Benefits - Market leading top tier salary, bonus and benefits - Exceptional range of clients - Varied and interesting work, often very high profile and topical - Agile working and flexible working patterns as required, very family-friendly team - Well structured, busy team - Fantastic career progression opportunity, lots of room to grow and develop About the team - The employment group has a nationally & internationally acknowledged reputation and deals with all aspects of employment matters from recruitment to retirement. - In Leeds, they work with an extremely diverse range of employer clients across a wide range of public and private sectors, both UK and international, on contentious and non-contentious matters, as well as with senior executive employees. - This one partner team is very busy and is growing. There is plenty of scope to grow the team to a 2 or 3 partner team over the next few years. About the work - As a member of the Leeds team, you can expect to come across, amongst other matters, litigation in the Employment Tribunal as well as High Court & County Court disputes - Discrimination matters, collective labour issues, privacy & data protection matters - National minimum wage matters, gender pay gap issues, zero hours and annualised contracts matters - Restructuring & organisational change, as well as other transactional work. - In short, a full varied caseload About the role - As well as handling your own caseload of matters, you will also get heavily involved in major project work, whether that's a large-scale employment dispute or a major restructuring project or industrial action matter. - You will take a key role in supporting and mentoring more junior solicitors in the team - You will be the key lawyer contact for a number of clients and be heavily involved in business development, networks and seminars About you - The idea candidate will be a solicitor with around 3-10PQE in respondent based matters - You will have high calibre experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters gained within a recognised commercial law firm, preferably working on behalf of employers and respondents, as well as some good solid Tribunal experience. - Or you may be working in-house currently - You may have some experience of mentoring junior lawyers and paralegals. 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. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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