In-House Solicitor

Location Hull
Discipline: Legal
Salary: £52000.0
Contact name: Felicity Handley

Contact email:
Job ref: 6315
Published: about 2 months ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a collaborative in-house Legal Department with a key focus on employment law and tribunal cases.

We are recruiting for an In-House Solicitor to join our Legal Services team based in either Hull or Sheffield. This is a critical role for the provision of a comprehensive legal service for a large workforce.

The key responsibilities for the In-House Solicitor :

We are looking for an outstanding individual who is comfortable managing a diverse caseload and working in a very fast paced environment.

  • dealing with Employment Tribunal claims including the preparation of pleadings, evaluation and assessment of evidence

  • advising on merits of cases and working with Counsel

  • working closely with colleagues in HR and to advise on employee relations matters, such as grievances and capability.

  • identifying and managing risk and advising the client accordingly

Whilst we are seeking an individual with good quality employment law experience, of equal importance will be a candidate who has the right attitude and ability and willingness to learn a new area of law and fit in with the talented team. They can provide training to the right individual.

Key skills and experience to be considered for this In-House Solicitor role :

  • Solicitor/Barrister/Legal Executive (Fellow).

  • Legal qualification to degree level or equivalent.

  • Experience in the conduct of Employment Tribunal claims.

  • Ability to manage a considerable and diverse employment law caseload providing clear and legally sound advice.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to deal with all levels within the business, support staff and external agencies.

Further benefits available to the In-House Solicitor are;

  • Generous annual leave allowance

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Access to a range of occupational health facilities

  • Employee assistance service (accessible 24/7)

  • Generous pension scheme

  • Gym Membership

  • Cycle to Work Scheme

  • Free on-site car parking

Please apply as directed to discuss this In-House Solicitor role further