Employment Law

Associate - Employment, Pensions & Immigration

posted 03rd July 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • Competitive
  • Guildford
  • Full-time


  • Competitive


Nelson Chambers are instructed by a tier 2 legal 500 firm to assist them in search for a solicitor with 2 – 3 PQE in a London based practice, to join the team in their Guildford office.  This is a perfect opportunity for a solicitor looking to restore the work life balance and reduce the daily commute.


Working closely with other members of the team to provide a flawless service to clients.  Key responsibilities include (but not limited to):

·         Advising to clients on all aspects of employment documentation, policies, disciplinary and grievances, family friendly issues, redundancy processes and GDPR.

·         Running employment tribunal litigation including drafting Grounds of Resistance, Particulars of Complaint, attending Preliminary Hearings and dealing with case management steps.

·         Carrying out due diligence on transactions and advising on “red flag” issues, drafting warranties and indemnities and advising on TUPE.

·         Providing advice to Senior Executives on maximising their severance terms on exit.

Required Technical Skills (non-exhaustive)

·         Ability to demonstrate conduct of employment tribunal proceedings on behalf of Respondents and Claimants.

·         Experience of handling dismissals in the context of the financial services industry and an understanding of relevant regulatory issues.

·         Familiar with aspects of advice in employee data and privacy including Data Subject Access Requests.

·         Strong drafting skills in both contentious and non-contentious work.

The successful candidate will have:

·         Excellent time management skills with the ability to work under pressure to often short deadlines.

·         Confidence in verbal and written communication with a diverse range of clients

·         Confidence to work autonomously and as part of a team.

·         Confidence in verbal and written communication with a diverse range of clients

·         Ability to develop effective working relationships at all levels

·         A flexible approach and the willingness to go the extra mile.  

Benefits include:

·         25 days holiday and long service accrual

·         Private medical Insurance

·         Bonus scheme

·         Recruitment Referral Bonus

·         Friday casual dress policy

For more information about this exciting opportunity please contact Darren Bacon at Nelson Chambers for a confidential discussion.   



Job reference: 55539

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