Senior Employment Law Paralegal

Location:Manchester Salary:£23000 - £26000 per annum


Senior Employment Law Paralegal
Based in Manchester offices close to Victoria train station

Monday – Friday (9am – 5:30pm)
Up to £26,000 depending on experience

Job Overview

To assist our clients with Early Conciliation and Tribunal matters by assuming conduct, from advising on merits of a case, drafting responses to exchanging witness statements as well as completing telephone preliminary hearings.
 
We are looking for a bright, confident, legally-qualified individual with employment law experience, to work in a dynamic team and cover all aspects of case preparation. The ideal candidate will relish assuming responsibility for a caseload in a fast-paced but supportive team environment.
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities
·         Reviewing Tribunal and Early Conciliation matters including complex open track matters
·         Drafting of responses, witness statements and relevant applications
·         Creating bundles and preparing documentation
·         Liaising with Tribunals, Claimants’ representatives and clients
·         Discussing merits of a case and achieving commercially favourable settlements
·         Working alongside and supporting corporate clients as a dedicated Litigation Executive
·         Conducting preliminary hearings by telephone
 
What you Bring to the Team

·         Law degree (or GDL) plus good experience and/or a professional qualification (LPC/BPTC)
·         Experience of working within employment law
·         A positive approach to a busy workload and team work
·         A genuine passion for employment law and attention to detail
 
Why Join our Team?

This is a really great opportunity to assume full conduct of cases and get real job satisfaction from problem solving, developing relationships with clients and following something through to an outcome. There’s opportunity to develop your career further if you wish, but whatever your starting point, you are guaranteed to grow and develop your knowledge and abilities and to feel that you are making a real difference.

Peninsula offer both the oppertunity to train with CILEX and internal training contracts alongside weekly buzz sessions relating to employment law.

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