Job Title: Claimant Employment Law Fee Earner
Location: Sheffield (Outskirts) Free Parking onsite
Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, Hybrid working model
We are recruiting for a large firm of solicitors with a strong reputation in Employment Law, seeking a skilled and experienced Claimant Employment Law Fee Earner to join their team on the outskirts of Sheffield.
As a Claimant Employment Law Fee Earner, you will be responsible for managing your own caseload of employment law matters. Your main duties will include:
• Managing a caseload of employment law matters on behalf of claimants, including unfair dismissal claims, discrimination claims, and breach of contract claims.
• Drafting, preparing and reviewing legal documents such as pleadings, witness statements, and schedules of loss.
• Conducting legal research and analysis to support cases.
• Advising clients on the merits of their case, and the potential costs and risks involved.
• Attending court hearings, case management conferences, and settlement negotiations.
• Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients, providing regular updates on the progress of their case.
• Keeping up-to-date with changes in employment law and industry best practices.
• Contributing to the development and growth of the employment law practice within the firm.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Employment Law as a claimant fee earner.
• A strong understanding of employment law principles, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, and breach of contract.
• Experience in managing a caseload of employment law matters, from instruction to resolution.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to explain complex legal concepts to clients in a clear and concise manner.
• Strong attention to detail, with excellent drafting skills.
• A proactive and self-motivated approach to work, with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• A commitment to delivering high-quality legal advice and excellent client service.
• Strong IT skills, with experience using case management systems.
• A valid practising certificate is desirable, but not essential.
On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, hybrid working model, and the opportunity to work as part of a dynamic and growing team in a supportive and friendly environment.
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a new challenge, please apply with your CV and cover letter. Should you require more details please feel free to contact Rob Addy on 0114 2418030.
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