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Locum Employment Lawyer - London Borough Council

  • Job reference: LSEL0311
  • Location: East London, 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:£35 - £45ph
CONTRACT:3 months - Full Time or Part Time considered

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

Should this opportunity be of interest, please reach out to Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969 or get in touch via Lloyd.stanley@servicecare.org.uk. We also offer £250 in cash bonus for each successful referral for this position, so please get in touch.