Employment Lawyer

Posted 23 October 2023
Job type Temporary
Discipline Legal & Governance Recruitment
Contact NameLewis Haldane

Job description

Our Local Government client based in Oxfordshire, is currently recruiting for an Employment Lawyer to join the team on a temporary contract basis.

The position is due to start immediately on a part-time basis. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience for this position.

The ideal candidate will have experience working within the Local Authority setting and specifically within Employment law.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Handling a complex caseload of employment matters on behalf of the Council, including advising on discrimination, equal pay, pensions, TUPE and policy matters
  • Liaising and advising HR on sickness absences, restructures, equality issues, performance issues, and policy disputes
  • Drafting settlement agreements, responding to employment claims and undertaking advocacy where required
  • Providing timely and effective specialist legal advice to elected members, including Directors, senior managers and officers

Experience required:

  • Knowledge in Employment Law
  • Local Government experience

Working hours:

  • 22 hours per week
  • Monday – Friday

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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