Job Title: Employment Solicitor
We have a great opportunity for a Solicitor to join our developing employment team with a genuine interest in public sector work. Our employment team provide a full service to our clients from local authorities, public bodies, charities, and small businesses.
You will take on a caseload of contentious and non- contentious work and your case load will include:
- Drafting policies and procedures, agreements and contracts
- Employment Tribunal litigation
- Redundancy, restructuring and TUPE work
- Advising on pensions
You will have the opportunity to work closely alongside the Partner in the team and take a lead on matters of your own. You will take early responsibility for your work and be trusted to get on with things in a supportive, collaborative and sociable setting.
You will have up-to-date knowledge of and experience in Employment law and practice both contentious and non-contentious. Experience of advising on TUPE is desirable and experience of pensions would be advantageous.
The ideal candidate will be 2-3 PQE level with relevant post qualification experience.
You must be bright, an effective communicator with the ability to handle meetings and negotiations with minimal support from a partner/senior associate. You will have good advocacy skills with the confidence to represent clients at Employment Tribunals.
Why join us?
We are a purpose driven organisation with an active social committee, Corporate Social responsibility committee, Equality and Diversity forum and Wellbeing Leadership Group. We have recently become a signatory to the Mindful Business Charter.
It is central to our values that our teams reflect the diverse community around us and that everyone at Sharpe Pritchard can be themselves and bring their authentic selves to work. Achieving true equality, diversity and inclusion is a core aim and we very much welcome applications from all sections of our diverse community, irrespective of race or racial group, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, religion or belief, age or disability. We make reasonable adjustments within the recruitment process and upon joining the firm to support applicants of all abilities.
What you will be getting in return
You will work alongside a supportive, friendly and collaborative team, offering flexible hybrid working from the start. Our offices are based in London and we welcome candidates from national UK based locations who have the ability to work at our London office 1-2 days a week.
A generous bonus scheme is on offer alongside a competitive salary. You will gain professional development with a structured path to advancing your career. We provide a generous benefits package that includes but is not limited to;
- Generous annual leave, starting with 28 days leave plus bank holidays
- Private Pension
- Private Medical Insurance
- Life assurance
- Income protection
- Smart health
- Flexi time policy (core hours 10.00 – 16.00)
- Hybrid working
- Flexible working
- Regular social activities
We are committed to diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race or racial group, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age or disability.
We make reasonable adjustments within the recruitment process and upon joining the firm to support applicants of all abilities.
Apply here with your CV and covering letter.