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Locum Employment Solicitor

Posted 6 April by Reed Talent Solutions Featured Ended
Are you an Employment Solicitor / Legal Counsel looking for a locum role? Would you like to work as part of an in-house team for an exciting area of the public sector? We are looking for a suitably qualified solicitor for this special role.

Your new role

Based in a public sector body just outside Oxford, you will play an integral part of the Employment team providing a comprehensive range of legal advice and representation. This will involve dealing with contentious and non-contentious matters across the full spectrum of Employment law including Employment Tribunal Claims, disciplinary cases, conflict resolution and grievance casework, re-organisation and redundancy issues, employment contracts, discrimination matters, Health and Safety and Working Time, medical retirement and pension issues.

You will be expected to conduct your own advocacy where appropriate and instruct Counsel as necessary in Employment Tribunals and High Court proceedings.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have 3 years PQE and in-depth Employment law knowledge with practical experience in a range of matters including application of discrimination legislation.

You will have strong case management skills, experience of advising on and concluding negotiations to resolve cases by way of settlement agreements.

The ability to prepare and present contextual information (in oral and/or written form) including legislation and case law updates for other teams such as HR professionals and line managers, identifying the impact of changes for the organisation.

Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills are necessary, with proven ability to operate as an effective member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Recent experience of working within the public sector; with knowledge of Employment and pension regulations is desirable as is the ability to handle a complex case load.

What you’ll get in return

This is an excellent opportunity for a confident and capable individual to provide Employment law advice to HR professionals and senior managers within an interesting area of practice. The position will provide a wide range of experience and a diverse caseload.

The locum role is expected to last for a period of 6 months paying from £35 per hour to £44 per hour.

To apply for this position simply click on the apply button below. Alternatively you can contact me and find out further details by emailing adam.hiles@reedglobal.com, or calling me on 0117 906 0004.

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