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In-house Employment Legal Advisor

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A leading FTSE 250 retailer comprising of a number of household name brands is seeking an in-house Employment Legal Advisor to join the large legal function at their Head Office in Northampton on a 9-month maternity cover with the high likelihood that it could be made permanent.

Reporting directly to the Head of Employment Legal Services this role sits within a large, established team and provides employment law advice to the various businesses and central functions in the Group.

The Role

The in-house Employment Legal Advisor will focus on employment law matters including TUPE processes, with key responsibilities including:
· Working with the Head of Employment on Tribunal cases;
· Assisting in preparing ET3 responses;
· Carrying out early case assessments to identify risk;
· Collecting witness statements and collation of bundles.

The Person

You will be either a qualified junior Employment lawyer or a paralegal with good experience in employment matters, specifically tribunal and TUPE matters. You will have a strong desire to work in-house and be able to provide clear advice to the various parts of the Group, as well as the communication skills and confidence to advise all levels of management. Owing to the size of the team and high potential to go permanent this position represents a fantastic opportunity for those seeking to move in-house and further their skill set in employment law matters.

There is a highly competitive salary on offer

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