Jackson Boyd | Recruitment Team

Employment Solicitor/Senior Solicitor

The Role:

Job Title:                                 Solicitor/Senior Solicitor depending on experience
Department:                         Employment
Primary Location:                Glasgow City Centre – initially home working before moving to a blend of office and remote working
Hours of Work:                     Full time (35 hours), Permanent
Salary:                                    Competitive
Reports to:                            Partner

Description of Role:

Jackson Boyd are ranked as a leading firm by both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.

We are currently looking for a Solicitor/Senior Solicitor (dependant on experience) to join our Employment team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for representing Claimant and Respondent clients in Employment Tribunal cases, as well as providing advisory services. 

We require a driven and professional individual, with experience in employment law. 

About Us:

Jackson Boyd are a leading litigation firm in the areas of Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury, Medical Negligence and Employment Law.

We aim to provide a positive and supportive working environment for our team. We have been awarded a Gold Accreditation by Investors in People and also hold the Investors in Young People Good Practice Award.

We are based in modern office accommodation in the centre of Glasgow. We provide regular internal training for our staff, flexible and remote working opportunities and operate a “dress for your day” policy.

We offer our clients the highest level of expertise offered in a caring and compassionate way. From 966 reviews of our service on Trustpilot, 98% of our clients rate us as “Excellent” or “Great”.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing a diverse caseload of contentious employment work, and operating a sophisticated case management system
  • Responsibility for all Employment Tribunal proceedings including drafting pleadings, taking witness statements and appearances at the Employment Tribunal
  • Responsibility for all client communications
  • Complying with strict service level standards

Experience Required:

  • NQ – 2 years PQE, with experience in employment law.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Self-starting with common sense and initiative, and ability to work as a team-player working on complex matters
  • Ability to build very good relationships with clients and potential clients
  • High level of IT knowledge
  • Excellent client communication.
  • Research skills, including an ability to use online information sources
  • Strong time management.
  • Commercial awareness and applying it to each case.

Application Process

To apply for this role, please visit our careers section or send an up to date CV along with a covering letter to jobs@jacksonboyd.co.uk.

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