Employment Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 66925
  • Date Posted: 25 April 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £37,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Employment, Employment Lit, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our clients national, Chambers-rated employment team advises employer clients across the full spectrum of general employment advice. Their expertise helps clients to spot critical issues quickly and present solutions that enable them achieve their business objectives.

The team in Leeds is part of a 25 strong national team, providing a broad range of both contentious and non-contentious advisory support and representation to our impressive FTSE 250 client base. They're now looking for a commercially focused Employment lawyer to join them.

What will you be doing?

This role offers a true mix of work as you'll not only be advising clients on employment disputes (including Employment Tribunal work), TUPE, employee relations and business reorganisations, but you'll also be helping them with contracts, policies and procedures and employee benefits. In addition, you'll work closely with your regional colleagues to provide important support on corporate, real estate and other projects.

What does the ideal candidate look like?

Ideally you'll have at least a couple of years' experience in delivering employment advice to commercial clients, gained at a large regional or City firm, looking to further focus your career. Just as important are a sense of commercial pragmatism, being a team player, the ability to build lasting relationships with the clients and excellent drafting skills .

So what makes it so great to work here?

As a key part of the strong Leeds practice this role will give you plenty of opportunities to help us continue to grow our client base further alongside talented colleagues. It offers a perfect balance of both contentious and advisory work and an opportunity to play a key role in ensuring our clients achieve their strategic objectives.

You'll also get to work with a fantastic client base that includes both local and national household names in the retail, manufacturing, housing, health, education and public sectors, amongst others, offering you access to the best quality work.

And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.