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We are seeking an employment solicitor (PQE 8+ years) to join our successful employment team.

This is a senior role and would be ideal for a professional with a proven track record in winning work and demonstrating expertise in employment law.

Overview

As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for working on non-contentious employment matters, such as preparing and drafting new contracts and policies, providing corporate support, and advising clients on a wide range of employment and HR-related matters. Additionally, you will collaborate with the partner and/or associate on contentious matters on behalf of Respondents and Claimants and manage your own claims on behalf of clients.

Responsibilities

  • Manage your own workload, which will include:
    • Drafting contracts and policies
    • Settlement agreements
    • Tribunals – including unfair dismissals and discrimination claims
    • Corporate support
  • Meet financial targets by ensuring accurate time recording.
  • Work on both contentious and non-contentious employment law matters.
  • Collaborate effectively with other members of the department.
  • Build client and internal communication skills, file management capabilities, and the ability to establish and maintain client relationships.
  • Handle a full and challenging caseload.
  • Participate in marketing activities and cross-sell the services.
  • Train, supervise, and develop junior team members.
  • Liaise with internal and external parties, such as colleagues, clients, other lawyers, and intermediaries.
  • Stay up to date with developments in the law and fulfil knowledge management requirements.
  • Provide exceptional client service by keeping clients informed throughout the process.

What we are looking for

  • Experience in employment law at a recognised Legal 500 firm.
  • Excellent client and internal communication skills.
  • File management experience using Liberate is an advantage.
  • Ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • 8+ years of PQE in employment law.
  • A track record of winning work and contributing to the growth of the firm.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development within an expert legal team.
  • Hybrid working.
  • Parking

The employee benefits package at Mincoffs Solicitors has been created based on feedback from our team.

As a firm, we are committed to maintaining a culture where our team can access a range of benefits, enabling them to flourish both in and outside of work and deliver a great client experience. Alongside a competitive salary, you will be eligible to receive our core benefits and a range of voluntary benefits focused on health, family, and wellbeing.

Our firm

By becoming a part of our Mincoffs team, you’ll contribute to a progressive firm renowned for its legacy, deeply rooted in the region’s success, and boasting a national client base. Given our firm’s rapid expansion across all legal specialties, we are excited to offer excellent opportunities for career progression. Join our team and embark on a rewarding career journey in corporate law with opportunities to grow and excel in a supportive and forward-thinking environment.

How to apply

Please email your CV to recruitment@mincoffs.co.uk. For a confidential discussion about this opportunity before applying, please contact Julie Parr at jparr@mincoffs.co.uk.