HR Advisor (Law Firm)

Posted 15 November by Lewis Row Ltd
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Our client, an international law firm in London is looking for a HR Advisor to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Offer a pro-active and responsive generalist HR service to designated client groups and build and maintain effective working relationships to support all stakeholders.
  • Conduct regular HR inductions for new joiners to the firm, following up to help ensure an effective initial integration into their team.
  • With the support of the Head of HR Operations (where required) take ownership of all ER cases that can arise. (Probation, performance, disciplinary, grievance, absence management), dealing with challenging and / or difficult conversations and helping to resolve complex cases positively, confidentially and effectively.
  • Prepare correspondence relating to employee relations meetings, capability hearings, flexible working requests, long and short-term family leave and returning to work from leave and exit interviews.
  • Co-ordinate family leave process, holding initial meetings and monitoring client group absence levels.
  • Manage/administer referral process to Occupational Health Advisers
  • Manage, and where necessary, support managers with long term absence.
  • Manage online exit interview process
  • Complete monthly payroll variation instructions
  • Assist Reward & Benefits Manager and HR Systems and MI Analyst with the annual benefits, salary and bonus review processes.
  • Assist the Diversity & Inclusion Manager with project work, including coordination of quarterly meetings of the D&I forum and internal diversity networks and mental health awareness week.
  • Support the HR Management Team with project work, where required.
  • Provide coaching, guidance and mentoring to the HR Assistants.

Skills and Experience

  • An experienced HR Officer/Advisor
  • Previous experience in a legal or professional services
  • Strong MS Office skills in particular Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organised
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong customer service and team work ethic


  • Qualified to GCSE standard, Grade B (or equivalent) at Mathematics and English essential
  • Ideally part/fully CIPD qualified.

Required skills

  • Employee Benefits
  • Employee Relations
  • HR
  • Human Resources

Reference: 39380571

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