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Employment Solicitor

Reference: 19721

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

26 May, 2022

Become part of a team who encourages collaboration, openness and honesty, that empowers people to make decisions in order to keep the business moving forward. We have an opportunity to work with an established law firm as an Employment Rights Executive.

The Company

An award-winning law firm recognised as one of the best personal injury, employment rights and medical negligence firms with offices across the UK. The firm not only offers a competitive salary and comprehensive range of benefits but also holds a great reputation for training and developing their talent.

The Role

You will work with a team of specialists focused on Employment Law.  Reporting to the Unit Manager you will play an important role in helping to achieve unit objectives. Managing a full caseload including Employment Advice and/ or representation matters including unfair dismissal, settlement agreements, discrimination / TUPE, and unlawful deduction of wages.

Essential Criteria

  • A qualified Solicitor with at least 4 years’ experience with handling Employment Tribunal (ET) and Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT), rules on evidence, litigation process and funding.
  • Ability to assess and advise on the prospects of success and value of ET claims.
  • Experience of litigating cases effectively.
  • Ability to provide informal guidance to junior staff as required.
  • Empathy with Trade Unions and Labour movement.
  • Strong file management skills.

Desirable Criteria

  • Knowledge of contract law.
  • Experience of working with Trade Unions.
  • Experience of working with electronic case management systems.
  • Understanding of the importance of developing and maintaining good client relations.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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