Employment Lawyer - SC CLEARED

Location:
London
Job Type:
Contract
Industry:
Enterprise Applications
Job reference:
BBBH132991_1611938992
Posted:
28 days ago

Employment Lawyer - SC Cleared

6 months

Background:

Experis are supporting a central government client with the recruitment for an Employment Lawyer on a contract basis. The successful contractor will be a highly experienced legal professional with considerable experience in managing an array of complex employment law casework.

The role will involve:

  • Providing legal support and advice on corporate matters with specific focus on employment law and other staff related matters
  • Ensuring compliance with the internal policies and industry standards
  • Leading cases through the full performance management lifecycle and be entirely comfortable with developing and leading solutions to achieve acceptable outcomes
  • lead on liaison and interaction with external legal advisers and other external stakeholders
  • Providing legal support and advice on public law matters
  • Carrying out legal research
  • Assisting with updating of templates, checklists and other know-how

Skills

  • Qualified to practice law in England & Wales as a solicitor or barrister or in case of a Paralegal, higher education in Law or a related subject.
  • An excellent knowledge of English.
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong legal technical and analytical skills, legal research skills and contract drafting skills.
  • Proactive approach to developing a good understanding of unfamiliar issues.
  • Reliable legal judgement and appreciation of legal risk.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Strong negotiation and resolution skills.
  • A proactive self-starter who is well-organised, able to prioritise and able to take the initiative.

The role holder will have:

  • At least 10 years' experience in a similar position or in terms of experience.
  • A strong track record with managing complex employment law casework.
  • A strong track record of managing performance management-type cases
  • A strong understanding of UK civil service employment practice would be desirable.
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