In-house Solicitor

Location
Leatherhead
Salary
on application
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
16 Apr 2019
Ref
215275154
Contact
Pasquale Agatiello
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
SUMMARY: 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 020 3011 5173.

JOB TITLE: In-house (Employment) Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 2+
LOCATION: Leatherhead (Commutable from: London, Surrey, Kent )
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:
If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Pasquale Agatiello at eNL on 020 7183 8586 or email Pasquale.agatiello@enllegal.co.uk or contact us via LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

eNL is handling a number of in-house vacancies throughout the London and South East region. If you are a 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 http://www.enllegal.co.uk/candidate-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 Solicitor's that may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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