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Employment Lawyer

Type: Interim
Location: London
Pay Details: £20.00 - £35.00 per hour
Sector: Public Sector/Not-for-Profit
Experience Level: Lawyer
Reference: ZA/027812

LAW Absolute is working with a local authority based in East London who are seeking an Employment Lawyer for an initial period of three months.


The successful Employment Lawyer will be required to pick up an existing caseload with minimal supervision.  You will be required to assist on both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. It is essential you have previous experience advising on unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE, equal pay, whistleblowing, and industrial relations. You will also be required to draft employment contracts, policies and procedures and negotiate and draft settlement agreements. On the continuous side you will need to be a competent advocate at employment tribunals.


Previous experience working as an Employment Lawyer within another local authority would be highly advantageous. Due to the urgent nature of the work, we are seeking Employment Lawyers available on no more than two weeks’ notice.


To apply for the role, please send a copy of your updated CV to


Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.


At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.


If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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