In-house (Employment) Solicitor

Recruiter
eNL
Location
Surrey
Posted
31 Oct 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

In-house Solicitor (Employment) - 2+PQE - Surrey - A unique opportunity to join a not for profit organisation and handle a mixed bag of employment work. Call us now on **************

JOB TITLE: In-house (Employment) Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED: 2+

LOCATION: Leatherhead, Surrey

SALARY: £- on application

THE ROLE: Reporting to the Deputy General Secretary, the in-house Solicitor will be responsible for providing a comprehensive service of employment law advice. Providing advice on civil procedure and costs matters as well as implementing and keeping under review a legal strategy that ensures a consistent approach to the provision of legal advice and support. This will include

  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with each of the Claims administration departments;
  • In conjunction with the training department contribute to the training on employment and discrimination law, ensuring they are updated on developments in case law and legislation;
  • Providing a first-stage analysis of requests for advice/funding /support;
  • In conjunction with the Research department contribute to a legal database which includes legal advice and relevant case decisions where requested;
  • Review commercial contracts;
  • Assist HR with any internal queries on an as required basis;
  • Review leaflets and other materials produced in the employment and discrimination fields before they go to print.

THE CANDIDATE:

  • Direct post-qualification work experience in employment law and/or discrimination law for at least 2 years;
  • A demonstrable understanding, awareness and commitment to the promotion of equality and diversity;
  • Demonstrable experience with a good understanding and awareness of employment and discrimination law and Employment Tribunal practice and procedure;
  • The ability to assess cost/merit/benefit of cases;
  • Direct experience of assigning cases to and working with advocates;
  • The ability to make complex legal matters accessible to non-lawyers through written and oral communication;
  • The ability to review commercial contracts.

HOW TO APPLY: Contact Pasquale Agatiello at eNL on ************* or email ********************************* now with your CV or simply call for a confidential discussion.

If you would like to review any other vacancies we are currently handling, then please visit our web site https://**************/

eNL is handling a number of In-house vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are a Employment Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to ***********************************-registration.php to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Employment Solicitor's who may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).


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