Employment Paralegal

Job Description

Employment Paralegal

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Full time in the office

£16,000 - £23,000 DOE

A highly regarded legal practice are seeking an ambitious, motivated Employment Paralegal to join their Bedford office.

They are experts across a range of matters to include:

  • Settlement Agreements
  • Reviewing and drafting documentation such as contracts of employment, service agreements, bonus schemes, staff handbooks, policies…

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Employment Paralegal

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Full time in the office

£16,000 - £23,000 DOE

A highly regarded legal practice are seeking an ambitious, motivated Employment Paralegal to join their Bedford office.

They are experts across a range of matters to include:

  • Settlement Agreements
  • Reviewing and drafting documentation such as contracts of employment, service agreements, bonus schemes, staff handbooks, policies and procedures and Settlement Agreements
  • Drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants
  • Managing and handling severance negotiations, including senior executive terminations and Settlement Agreements
  • Advising on redundancies, including collective redundancies
  • Discrimination complaints and investigations
  • Flexible working and work/life balance issues
  • Advising on strategic issues such as trade unions, pension changes and information and consultation in the workplace
  • Employee tax issues
  • Assistance with data protection issues
  • Business transfers
  • Conducting and advising on all aspects of employment tribunal claims (including advocacy)
  • Representation in High Court and County Court proceedings
  • Advising on alternative methods of dispute resolution such as mediation.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking instructions and progressing the files under the solicitor’s instructions
  • Assisting the team with complex matters
  • Attending to clients of the firm
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documentation such as settlement agreements and contracts of employment
  • Active involvement within business development
  • Secretarial support is provided to all fee earning members of the team

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of Employment law
  • Law and LPC graduate essential with a genuine interest in Employment law
  • Handling own files under supervision
  • Client focused
  • Good knowledge of relevant computer systems e.g. MS Office and online time recording.

Job Description

Employment Paralegal

Bedford, Bedfordshire

Full time in the office

£16,000 - £23,000 DOE

A highly regarded legal practice are seeking an ambitious, motivated Employment Paralegal to join their Bedford office.

They are experts across a range of matters to include:

  • Settlement Agreements
  • Reviewing and drafting documentation such as contracts of employment, service agreements, bonus schemes, staff handbooks, policies and procedures and Settlement Agreements
  • Drafting and enforcing restrictive covenants
  • Managing and handling severance negotiations, including senior executive terminations and Settlement Agreements
  • Advising on redundancies, including collective redundancies
  • Discrimination complaints and investigations
  • Flexible working and work/life balance issues
  • Advising on strategic issues such as trade unions, pension changes and information and consultation in the workplace
  • Employee tax issues
  • Assistance with data protection issues
  • Business transfers
  • Conducting and advising on all aspects of employment tribunal claims (including advocacy)
  • Representation in High Court and County Court proceedings
  • Advising on alternative methods of dispute resolution such as mediation.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking instructions and progressing the files under the solicitor’s instructions
  • Assisting the team with complex matters
  • Attending to clients of the firm
  • Drafting a wide range of legal documentation such as settlement agreements and contracts of employment
  • Active involvement within business development
  • Secretarial support is provided to all fee earning members of the team

Desired skills:

  • Knowledge of Employment law
  • Law and LPC graduate essential with a genuine interest in Employment law
  • Handling own files under supervision
  • Client focused
  • Good knowledge of relevant computer systems e.g. MS Office and online time recording.

Job Summary

Location: Bedford
Salary: £16000 - £23000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
Date: 11th November 2021

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Job Summary

Location: Bedford
Salary: £16000 - £23000 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Paralegal
11th November 2021

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