Associate/Senior Associate/Chartered Legal Executive
Hill Dickinson LLP
Liverpool GB
5d ago

Hill Dickinson LLP is a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with offices in Liverpool, Manchester, London, Leeds, Piraeus, Singapore, Monaco and Hong Kong.

With more than 840 people including 175 partners and legal directors, the firm delivers advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum, from non-

contentious advisory and transactional work, to all forms of commercial litigation.

Hill Dickinson acts as a trusted adviser to a wide portfolio of clients across a wide range of specialist sectors : from transport and logistics and international trade, through to retail, insurance, marine, health, education, manufacturing, public sector and banking and financial services.

Job Title : Associate / Senior Associate / Legal Executive

Hours : Monday to Friday, 09.00 to 17.30

Department : Employment Commercial

Scope of the role :

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join our successful employment team.

The role offers the opportunity to work alongside Kerstie Skeaping who has practised employment law for over 20 years and heads up the well regarded Commercial Employment team in Liverpool.

You will be given plenty of client responsibility and exposure but at the same time be part of a supportive team environment.

The successful candidate will be allocated to a senior member of the team for support and personal development.

Duties may include but are not limited to :

  • Providing legal advice to a broad range of clients, from company owners and managers, HR professionals and in-house lawyers, to public and private sector organisations, as well as senior employees and executives, on a range of employment matters.
  • Managing a good mix of contentious and non-contentious employment matters.
  • Undertake all aspects of employment law including drafting various employment documents, maternity and paternity rights, discrimination, whistleblowing, employee relations issues, disciplinary matters and grievances, mediation, dismissals, redundancy, TUPE and employment tribunal claims.
  • Transactional support.
  • Build and maintain client relationships.
  • Contribute to business development.
  • Candidate Requirements

  • Law degree (or equivalent).
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting an employment commercial team.
  • The ability and experience of managing a caseload providing sound commercial advice.
  • Transactional support experience.
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Adheres to guidelines and procedures.
  • An understanding of clients’ needs and expectations.
  • Flexibility in approach and a willingness to work outside normal office hours, if required.
  • All successful candidates will be subject to our standard pre-employment screening, including a basic criminal record check via Disclosure Scotland.

    Any offer of employment made is conditional upon completion of all checks.

    Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

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