Employment Lawyer

  • Job Reference: 00023548-1
  • Date Posted: 4 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Venn Group
  • Location: Halesworth, Suffolk
  • Salary: £48,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Venn Group
  • Email: midlandslegal@venngroup.com

Job Description

Employment Lawyer (Fixed-Term Contract) – Up to £48,000 – Suffolk

Venn Group’s specialist legal team are delighted to be recruiting for an Employment Lawyer to join a forward thinking, established Local Authority in Suffolk.

The Ideal candidate would be a Solicitor, Barrister or Legal Executive with current practising certificate. You must have a wide knowledge of the law relating to Employment proceedings including complex areas such as the Equality Act 2010 and TUPE.

Primary responsibilities of the position will be to:

  • Providing advice and guidance to clients, in relation to a wide range of employment matters including grievances, disciplinary, TUPE, capability, discrimination, and any other employment related enquiries
  • Dealing with all Employment law issues and other contentious matters within the Employment Tribunal including defending proceedings brought against the council as a legal adviser within the specialist area and make decisions using initiative and professional judgment
  • Appearing as an advocate on behalf of all or any of the Authority’s departments on a wide range of Employment matters or to brief and attend conferences with Counsel as necessary
  • Advising on legal matters, which are complex, may have a high political profile, and are often highly confidential and sensitive
  • Managing legal cases following the Lexcel and ISO 9001 quality procedures from inception to completion without direct supervision


This excellent opportunity offers a salary of up to £48,000 per annum dependent upon experience on a 12 month fixed term basis.

For further information, please contact Emma Walker or Connie Ross on 0121 616 0681 or alternatively send your CV to midlandslegal@venngroup.com.


At Venn Group, 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 all applications individually. If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.