In-house Employment Solicitor
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 (Commutable from: London, Surrey, Kent )
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.
- 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.
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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).