Litigation Executive

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1375117

 Job Description

Litigation Executive
Belfast
Up to £25,000 basic salary depending on experience
 
We are looking for an experienced Litigation Executive to join our legal team here...

Litigation Executive
Belfast
Up to £25,000 basic salary depending on experience
 
We are looking for an experienced Litigation Executive to join our legal team here in Belfast. You will be responsible for assisting our members and preparing for case hearings before the WRC and Labour Court. 

Day-to-Day Responsibilities
·        Reviewing tribunal claims and drafting responses
·        Assisting clients with early conciliation matters
·        Dealing with all aspects of document disclosure
·        Creating trial bundles
·        Drafting witness statements
·        Corresponding with tribunals, claimants’ representatives and clients
·        Achieving commercially favourable settlements
·        Conducting preliminary hearings by telephone
 
What you Bring to the Team
·        A “can-do” attitude, a thirst for knowledge and the ability to communicate knowledge effectively within the team.
·        Experience of reviewing and processing Employment Tribunal claims
·        Law degree (or GDL) and/or a professional qualification (LPC/BPTC)
·        A real commitment to helping our clients through a difficult time
·        A positive approach to a busy workload and team work
·        A genuine passion for employment law and attention to detail
·        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
·        A dynamic and flexible approach, as well as the ability to work under pressure.
 
Why Join our Team?
This is a fantastic multi award winning place to work if you enjoy being exposed to a wide variety of employment relation issues across all different sectors. The office is fast-paced and busy so we look for colleagues who have a positive and results focused attitude. Through training and development we make sure that everyone who works here has the resources they need to build their careers. So, if you are ambitious, focused and have a passion for employment law you’ll soon discover that there are unlimited opportunities for you at Peninsula.