• Employment lawyer, helix Glasgow
  • Dentons in Glasgow, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

Department: Helix Duration: Permanent Location: UK Reports to: Helix Senior Management Role An exciting opportunity has arisen for a bright and ambitious lawyer to join a newly formed dedicated team to work in innovative new ways for one of the UK's best loved and most iconic aviation brands.

This would be an ideal role for candidates with employment tribunal experience.

Our client has entrusted Dentons to manage part of its employment requirements and further enhance its longstanding relationship.

The work, which involves management of volume employment tribunal litigation, will undoubtedly be challenging and engaging.

We are building a dedicated team in to support this work, which will work alongside our Band 1 ranked Employment team as well as the client's in-house legal function.

Given the focus of the team, this opportunity will be ideal for a lawyer who wants an alternative legal experience.

In particular:- to the single client focus, and the nature of the team the role... will provide greater certainty and may also provide greater flexibility of working hours; role will enable the successful candidates to gain a deeper understanding of the client's business and it provide the opportunity to work as a true extension of the client's in house legal team; this is a dedicated team, the successful candidates will work alongside the UK Employment team and benefit from all of the team training; We are looking for a lawyer at 4+ PQE of all levels with general employment experience, particularly those with experience in employment tribunal matters.

We welcome applications from candidates seeking full time or part time opportunities.

Responsibilities You will work as part of a team to deliver a first class service to our client.

This will include overseeing volume litigation predominantly consisting of unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.

Through newly established ways of working, including an increased emphasis on technological solutions, you will be supported in taking full ownership for some key requirements and transactions for this client, giving you direct responsibility for core and high profile aspects.

Our approach is to create a supportive environment by working collaboratively as part of a team whilst also encouraging team members to operate with a degree of independence.

You will have the opportunity to lead more junior team members and demonstrate best practice in effectively managing litigation.

The department has a strong teamwork ethic and a first class client management approach.

It is essential that candidates are team players and committed to developing personally and professionally.

A determination to deliver high-quality focused services to our clients is essential, as is maintaining and developing client relationships.

Successful candidates will be people with energy and enthusiasm who want to become one of the top teams in the country, working hard to providing the highest levels of client service whilst at the same time valuing having fun being part of a supportive and collegiate team.

Required experience, skills and attributes Candidates who are qualified solicitors: Strong academic record, including a degree or equivalent Having experience working on general employment matters with a solid grounding in collective and individual redundancy processes, unfair dismissal and all aspects of discrimination.

Ideally have experience in a wide remit of work, with an exposure to employment tribunals.

Experience working with volume litigation is an advantage.

Candidates must be able to handle a high volume of matters and to tight deadlines.

Candidates are expected to have technology awareness.

Exceptional drafting skills.

Clear communication skills.

Experience in supervising more junior lawyers, paralegals, trainees, or apprentices is a desirable.

Personal attributes Dedicated to exceptional client service Strong problem solving and decision making skills, coupled with good business awareness Demonstrate initiative and drive You will be a team player and sociable Good interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal Organised, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task, particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines A methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy Firm Profile Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe.

Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network.

Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.


Diversity & Inclusion Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds.

We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences.

We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved.

We welcome you to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Dentons.

Equal Opportunities Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all.

We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability.

Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please email [email protected].

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