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Employment Lawyer (Local Authority) - London

  • Job reference: LSEL/2406
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Service Care Legal are currently recruiting for the legal department of a London Borough Council who are seeking an Employment Lawyer to join their team. This role has the option to be full time or part time.

Please note that this role will be working from home for the foreseeable future.

ROLE:Employment Lawyer
LOCATION:London
RATE:DOE
CONTRACT:July 2020 start, 6 months ongoing

The Role

*To handle contentious and non-contentious employment law matters through a completion
*Contentious work consists of defending employment cases on behalf of the council and where appropriate conducting settlement negotiations and drafting settlement agreements
*Non-contentious work includes providing proactive and reactive advice for client departments on individual and corporate matters
*Advice work will require a good working knowledge of the TUPE in the context of local authority procurement and the in or out sourcing of service provision and the Public Sector Equality duty

The Person

*A qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Barrister with at least 2 years' PQE
Extensive experience of dealing with complex Employment Law matters is essential
*It is also imperative that the right candidate has worked in a similar role within the public sector
*To have strong time management skills and work well to deadlines

If this is a position of interest, please feel free to give Lloyd Stanley a call on 01772 208969, or email Lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk.