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Employment Lawyer

  • Job reference: EC0802EMPLOYLOCUM
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: LAWYER

Location: South Yorkshire
Job Type: Locum
Area of Expertise: Employment Law
Salary: £35 LTD+ PER HOUR DOE

A placement for an Employment Lawyer to work within the Employment team of a local authority in South Yorkshire for a period of 10 months with a possible extension. The placement is full time and you will be working to assist with their workload of wide ranging employment issues. The ideal candidate will have a broad experience of all areas of employment law and be comfortable working to draft policies and procedures within government guidelines. In particular, the ideal candidate will be competent in Employment Tribunal claims, including conducting advocacy. Candidates of varying levels of experience will be considered.

*Assist with existing and new employment law cases
*Advise on and draft employment policies and procedures in line with the government guidelines
*Deal with complex and sensitive case work
*Deal with Employment Tribunal claims including conducting advocacy
*Draft and advise on settlement agreements
*Provide advice to HR clients on changing or applying policies or procedures
*Be competent in dealing with TUPE, redundancies, Equality Act claims and pay
*Advise on the implications of new legislation and case law
*Advise on legal, ethical and governance issues

*Qualified legal executive or solicitor minimum 1 year PQE
*Experience of working for a local authority
*Broad range of experience in employment law
*Current knowledge of local government legislation and government guidance
*Understanding of data production, freedom of information and confidentiality requirements

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal;
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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