Employment Solicitor

Location Chesterfield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35000 - £58000 per annum
Contact name: Robert Addy

Contact email: robert.addy@craconsultants.com
Job ref: BBBH10020_1677931275
Published: 28 days ago

An established well known law firm in Derbyshire are looking to recruit an established employment solicitor to work out of their Chesterfield office.This role is based within the Employment team and involves a variety of work advising employers and senior executives from a range of sectors, with a focus on SME's, retail, real estate and professional services businesses, financial services, media & tech. There is a good mix of claimant and respondent work.

Tasks and responsibilities

Acting for clients on contentious, non-contentious and advisory UK employment law matters including:

  • Employment contract, service agreement and policy preparation
  • Worker status and atypical workers' rights advice
  • Disciplinary and grievance guidance
  • Capability and employee ill-health absence management
  • Pay, bonus, incentives and remuneration rights
  • Securing employee business confidentiality and customer information protection, and enforcement of post-termination restrictions including fiduciary obligations
  • Workforce rights management in redundancy and reorganisation programmes
  • Cross-jurisdictional workforce projects implementation
  • Discrimination and harassment rights
  • Dismissal and employment termination
  • Board level rights and directors' duties
  • Employee shareholder rights and disputes
  • Statutory rights and enforcement in Employment Tribunals, including whistleblowing claims
  • High Court employment claims and enforcement including injunctions
  • Working with and providing colleagues with appropriate support in the provision of such advice to clients and, increasingly, autonomously
  • Actively improving own knowledge and expertise in all areas of employment law and participating in and contributing to departmental training
  • Contributing to marketing and business development initiatives of team and firm

Technical skills/experience


  • Previous non-contentious, contentious and advisory employment experience
  • Ability to manage own caseload
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of the team and wider firm, as required


  • Competitive salary
  • 23 days annual holiday
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Healthcare
  • Pension Scheme

If you're interested in this role or for more information please contact Robert Addy on 0114 2418030 or click apply today with your cv!