Role details

In House Employment Counsel

London   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • A leading name in the market and a diverse, constantly evolving organisation
  • Excellent first in house employment position

About Our Client

A true market leader in the defence and technology space.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities and Tasks: - Supporting HR with reviewing and updating HR policies and procedures
- Managing a precedent bank of employee documents on a HR database
- Providing ad hoc advice to HR on a wide range of employment issues

Training - Preparing and presenting training materials (presentations, case studies, workshops etc.)
- Supporting the production of an internal HR newsletter

Tribunal claims - Running own caseload of claims
- Leading negotiation strategies for settlement
- Advocacy at preliminary hearings

M&A and Project Support. Advising on the employment law aspects of: - M&A activity
- Insourcing/outsourcing of services
- Restructuring projects
- Commercial contracts
- Change programmes

Industrial Relations - Advising on potential industrial relation disputes and union issues

Immigration - Advising on immigration matters

The Successful Applicant

Qualifications, Experience and Skills - Barrister or Solicitor with a degree (Law or other discipline). Any legal qualification must be recognised by the Law Society or Bar Council in England and Wales.
- The ideal candidate will have trained and qualified with a reputable law firm, with considerable employment law experience.
- The candidate must have a proven record of working as part of a team, as well as acting autonomously.
- Excellent organisational skills are required in order to managing a broad caseload and prioritise demanding deadlines.
- The ability to advise the businesses from both a legal and commercial standpoint, and offer pragmatic solutions, is essential.
- Excellent presentation and communications skills are necessary.
- Strong interpersonal skills are vital, as is the ability to work with people at different levels of the organisation, particularly senior management and HR.
- The candidate must have the ability to influence key stakeholders, with a customer service-oriented approach.
- Managing caseloads in a high pressured environment.
- Experience of stakeholder management.
- Supervising more junior team members.

What's on Offer


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