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Employment Lawyer

Elevate is recruiting an Employment lawyer with over 5- years relevant experience to work at a leading organisation in London.

The successful candidate will provide clear, practical and commercial legal advice relevant to the company’s legal risk, reputation & brand, empowering the business and ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service.

This role will have particular focus on the non-contentious aspects of the work the employment team does.

Key duties:

  • Provide legal advice in all practice areas.
  • Build strong relationships with stakeholders across the company.
  • Help to create simple processes, guidance and templates.
  • Support the Senior Employment Lawyers and the Legal Director of Employment to deliver company strategy.
  • Draft, review and negotiate relevant contracts, clauses and other documentation and give legal advice in the key practice areas, with particular focus on the non-contentious areas- these include:
    • Deals – TUPE, deals, procurement, M+A, and exits, people clauses, logging risk during due diligence.
    • HR Change Projects- Performance, attendance, etc.
    • Business Change Projects- Reorganisations, redundancy, T&Cs changes.
    • Other Projects – e.g. regulatory or litigation investigations that need employment support.
    • Case Management – Grievances, investigatinos, disciplinary, performance and attendance cases.
    • Reward – All things related t employee reward, restrictions, T&C’s, working time, pay and benefits, including drafting contracts and policies.
    • Trade Unions & Employee Relations (ER)- Collective bargaining, recognition and industrial action and employee representatives.
    • Employment Tribunals (ET’s)- Run ET’s, including drafting, negotiating, settling and advocacy.
    • Settlement Agreements (SA’s), including Exec SA’s.

You might be the right person if you:

  • Have the confidence and ability to influence and deliver strategically important projects.
  • Can use your judgement to challenge stakeholders with regard to the company’s course of action.
  • Can deal with high volumes of work maintaining speed and accuracy under pressure from pre-determined deadlines
  • Can work effectively both autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Are effective and persuasive in both written and verbal communication.


  • Qualified solicitor with current practicing certificate in England + Wales and/or Scotland.

Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate’s achievements and distinctions include:

  • Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.



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