In-house Employment Lawyers (Permanent & Interim)

England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
05 May 2022
02 Jun 2022
Alison Mckee
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

A rare in-house employment role has arisen within a global business in Manchester. As part of a wider legal function of 20 lawyers you will provide employment advice to the UK & Ireland business across a variety of sectors.

The role is being recruited on a permanent basis and interim cover is also required to cover the process and any notice period.

The role:

The role will be mainly non-contentious in nature although you will manage external counsel on anything litigious. You will:

- Advise on HR policies, terms and conditions, settlement agreements, pensions and benefits, TUPE, outsourcing and industrial relations;
- Advise on restructuring and redundancies;
- Provide training to HR and the wider business as appropriate;
- Work closely with all members of the UK&I Legal team;
- Monitor and report on the status of Employment Tribunal cases and helpline queries and trends

The permanent role requires a lawyer with at least 2 years PQE, we would expect the interim lawyer to be more senior and able to start in May or June.

This is a flexible business and remote working is available however applicants from the North West are preferred.

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