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In-House Employment Lawyer - England

Employment - In-House
Ref: 529 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

Exceptional opportunity for an Employment Lawyer to join the innovative employment law team within a dynamic global defence company. This role will be based in Surrey with hybrid-working on offer. 

Role Profile: 

  • You will work as part of a team of five employment lawyers supporting defence, security and aerospace businesses worldwide. 
  • You will deliver pragmatic advice and solutions in relation to complex employment law matters.
  • You will work as part of a team providing professional and pro-active employment law support to internal customers not just to ensure compliance with company policies and procedures but to provide solutions to deliver business advantage. 
  • The work will be mainly UK focussed but in a growing, diverse and international business, you’ll also be required to help deliver solutions across the globe. 
  • You’ll be well supported to achieve this with a strong in-house labour law team and external legal resource where needed.
  • This role will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of the Head Office Legal function, reporting into a Senior Counsel, working closely with relevant stakeholders across the business, developing strong business relationships. 
  • You will be expected to work as a true SME within employment law using your expertise to partner with the businesses.

Candidate Requirements:

  • You will already be a solicitor or barrister qualified in England and Wales. 
  • There is no fixed experience for this role but you will likely be between 2 – 5 years PQE.
  • Employment law experience at a large corporate or regional law firm or with appropriate in-house experience.

On Offer:

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package which will include: competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson- Director

0203 174 2482