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Birmingham 0121 227 0030
London 0203 790 9750
Salisbury 01722 339 508
Exeter 0797 710 8901


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Location: Feltham, Berkshire

Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum

Date posted: 11/1/2019

Employer type: Contract Catering

Job type: Human Resources


Ref: GR-3523

High Profile PLC TUPE - EMPLOYMENT LAWYER - High End Service/Retail/Catering TW14

We are recruiting for a high profile in-house TUPE specialist Employment Lawyer for a high end Service/Retail/Catering international PLC based in London TW14 with 5-10 years experience at the same level in high end service/retail industry.

Salary: £70k-£100k Plus benefits

The Role:

A solicitor who has specialised in employment law with five to ten years broad post qualification experience, gained at a national or international law firm or in-house.

Strong verbal and numerical reasoning skills, with evidence of fast decision making and ability to make sound commercial judgements.

Reporting to The CEO initially then to the Head of UK

Responsible for the conduct of Employment Tribunal claims against the Company and delivering sound, pragmatic legal solutions to complex and rapidly changing situations.

They will work closely together with the HR department. This position requires previous experience of TUPE management and willingness to get involved and solve problems, pragmatically and efficiently.

The ideal candidate would have strong verbal and numerical reasoning skills, be 5-10 years qualified, with a broad range of employment law experience including litigation, gained at national law firms and/ or in-house businesses.

Advise in relation to all key areas of employment law (for example, redundancy and reorganisation, NMW, holiday pay, Transfer of Undertakings (TUPE), settlement agreements, employee exits or disputes and changes to terms and conditions

To support in the formulation and regular review of HR policies and procedures, and assist HR field teams and shared service centre in the delivery of consistent, coordinated employment law advice.

To support Head of Employee Relations as needed in the development and maintenance of ER strategy, particularly in the management of claims

To assist with the development and maintenance of a reliable, and comprehensive employment law

To build and maintain strong relationships within all areas of the Company in order to provide timely and commercial employment law support.

To build and maintain strong relationships with external providers including existing law firms, legal counsel and other in-house legal team members

To assist with the development of processes and procedures to ensure that the team operates in the most efficient and organised way possible

To draft employment contracts, service agreements and settlement agreements as needed and review and update the same

To assist with the regular provision of employment law related data (e.g in relation to Tribunals claim numbers, settlements, costs etc) to help identify risk areas or trends

To assist in providing guidance in all aspects of employment law and keeping the business up to date with all employment law developments.

To be alert to significant employment law developments that may impact the Company

To provide training to managers and the HR teams, as appropriate

To continue to learn, develop and have a growth mindset - and keep themselves up to date with legal developments.


Degree level education or equivalent, with strong verbal and numerical reasoning skills

*Professional qualification as a Solicitor - Track record of expertise in employment law,

*We will consider applications from candidates outside this range with suitable skills and knowledge

Experience at a well recognised national or international law firm or a large in-house legal team

Demonstrable ability to deal with a demanding volume of case-load, making fast decisions and being commercially aware

Experience of the full employment tribunal litigation process, including advocacy at Preliminary Hearings

Strong knowledge of unfair discrimination, discrimination law, TUPE and redundancy

High level influencing and communication skills (both written and verbal)

Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and ability to use own initiative

Good presentation and negotiating skills

Excellent organisation skills

Salary: £70k-£100k Plus benefits

James Webber Recruitment prides itself on providing the highest quality of staff and due to the high volume of applicants, please note that we will only be in contact with you if your

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