Employment Lawyer

  • Category
    Legal - Public Sector Legal
  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
    25.74 £ - 32.16 £ / Hour
  • External Reference

This is a central government position within the employment department, and they are looking for people to join their team.
The Successful candidate will be required to undertake a varied caseload in all areas of legal work as required, primarily including:

- Employment based proceedings in courts, appeals and tribunals
- Interviewing witnesses and recording witness statements.
- Conducting settlement negotiations with opposing representatives.
- Liaising with key Stakeholders as required.
- Advice in matters relating to Employment Law
- Advice in matters relating to access to information and data protection

You should be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister preferably with public sector experience, however, this is not essential.

Outputs/Deliverables to be achieved: within this section you must clearly outline the project deliverables/outputs required from this contract, including anticipated timescales for each milestone to be achieved. This will enable performance to be measured during the contract period.

* Uses a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality monitoring and review.
* Takes responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy but knowing when to consult and to delegate.
* Gives early warning to those affected by changing priorities, including the Reporting Officer.
* Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases.
* Has up-to-the minute case files readily available.
* Displays an understanding of the context the client operates in.
* Displays the professional attitude that client and company expect from a member of an organisation with a high reputation.
* Adopts a style most likely to build an effective working relationship with the client.
* Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, timescales etc.
* Acknowledges clients' concerns and works to alleviate these in a way that balances client and Agency needs.
* Is alert to media interest which may have an impact on the reputation of the client and/or the Agency.
* Helps other team members to meet tight deadlines to preserve department's reputation.
* Display Civil Service Values, help other people, focus on customer service and look proactively for solutions.
* Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues.
* Uses training and other methods to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge.

Badenoch and Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch and Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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