Role details

In House employment counsel

Crawley   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • In house employment counsel - Prestigious organisation
  • Crawley

About Our Client

Prestigious Financial Services organisation

Job Description

You will provide pragmatic and commercially focused employment advice, assistance and representation to HR, Sales and stakeholders within the business. Advice will be focused on internal employment matters, as well as support sales activity, advising on TUPE and employment issues for new contracts and business opportunities.

You may also be required to assist with other legal matters (for instance, commercial contracts, data protection issues, general legal matters, etc).

The Successful Applicant

  • A qualified Solicitor or Barrister with a minimum 3 to 5 years' PQE;
  • Experience of working on varied Employment Law issues;
  • Excellent working knowledge and understanding of Employment Law;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Tribunal/court procedures and protocol;
  • Good practical skills, including proven drafting and negotiation skills;
  • Demonstrable experience of providing advice and assistance to both individuals and employers on a broad range of matters including discrimination claims; TUPE transfers; business restructuring redundancy; dismissal and contractual issues;
  • Ability to demonstrate a commercial and common sense approach to employment matters;
  • Ability to take account of equality and diversity in all aspects of your performance of the role;
  • Working knowledge of and compliance with, Money Laundering Procedures and with the Data Protection Act 1998;
  • Independent, positive, proactive, motivated and commercially minded;
  • Exceptional communication skills;
  • Desirable but not required: advocacy experience gained in the Employment Tribunals and/or civil Courts.

What's on Offer

Competitive basic salary + benefits

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