Employment Law Solicitor / Advocate

Glasgow
Up to £38,000

Employment Law Solicitor / Advocate 
Salary up to £38,000 + Company Car or Car Allowance 
Home Based 

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for UK and Ireland's leading provider of Employment Law, HR and Health and Safety Services. With over 30,000 clients Peninsula are the number 1 organisation in this field and we continue to grow our customer base year on year.

The role of Employment Solicitor / Lawyer is critical to the on-going success and future growth of Peninsula Business Services. The role of Employment Solicitor / Lawyer will be responsible for assisting our members when they receive employment tribunal claims by assuming conduct of cases from drafting responses, visiting clients, preparing cases for hearing and representing members in hearings.

Duties will include:

- Reviewing all claims brought against members in the Employment Tribunal.
- Obtain all relevant and necessary documentation and to draft appropriate responses on behalf of members for their approval.
- Prepare any reports for the insurer in respect of any claims as may be required.
- Advise members on the merits of any claims and the prospects of successfully defending claims.
- Conduct any conciliation or settlement negotiations on behalf of the member.
- Visit members either at their premises/offices or at the company offices across the country.
- Identify witnesses and assist in the preparation and drafting of witness statements or evidence in chief for hearing.
- Prepare trial bundles or documents in the appropriate or agreed format in preparation for hearing.
- Attending and conducting case managements discussions, preliminary hearings, full merits hearings and remedy hearings as and when required at hearing centres in the UK.

Skills and experience required:

- Law Degree and/or Employment Law qualification
- Employment Litigation and advocacy experience
- Confident and forward thinking approach
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to work under pressure within a fast moving environment is essential
- Ability to work on own initiative with relatively little supervision

We have an exceptional benefits package which includes 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) and market-leading bonus schemes.

Peninsula has been established since 1983 with offices in Manchester, Hinckley, Glasgow, Dublin, Belfast and Sydney currently employing approximately over 1000 people.

Application Details

Closing date:
23-Jan-2018

Broadbean
0161 836 9043

Reference No: PA-22-1

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