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Job Reference: AS1127

Senior Associate - Employment (Investigations/HR)

  • Location: East of England
  • Position: Senior Associate - Employment (Investigations/HR)
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

Job Description

Senior Associate - Employment (Investigations / HR Consultancy) - 6+ PQE - East Anglia
Flexible working available

Our clients vibrant and energetic Employment Team boasts some of the best lawyers in the region specialising in all aspects of employment law. They act for sector leading clients nationwide and some of the East of England’s most important businesses and institutions.

They are looking for an experienced employment lawyer who is ready to use their knowledge/expertise in a different way. You will work independently, but will be part of a team that includes an experienced senior investigations and employee relations specialists.

The role will focus on conducting investigations and producing reports, but you may also be required to assist employers on a broad range of employee relations issues.  This is an opportunity to join a rapidly developing specialism, offering good career prospects for the right candidate. 

The ideal candidate will have an interest in employee relations, and a solid understanding of a range of key employment law areas, including disciplinary and grievance matters, discrimination and whistleblowing. They will bring to the role the experience and knowledge of having prepared and advised on employment tribunal cases.

Candidates should be highly analytical, have very strong drafting skills, and should be able to work in a time sensitive environment. They should have the people and communication skills to enable them to conduct effective interviews with individuals at all levels of seniority, often dealing with complex and emotive issues. A high level of planning, organisation, and time management skills will be essential, along with a strong eye for detail.

Full participation in business development will be expected, and travel to other locations and offices will also be required. 

The role also offers flexibility around working hours, and our client are happy to consider full or part-time options for the right candidate.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact eleanor@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 814

Team Contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

An expert in her field, Eleanor has recruited for the legal industry for over 10 years, she has recruited all levels of qualified staff for private practice clients and in house for large multinationals. She also works on a retained basis for clients that are looking to make strategic hires at senior level. Eleanor is able to offer her clients and candidates guidance from start to finish on each…


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