Jelf

Senior Employment Law Consultant

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Location
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Practice area
Employment
PQE
5 years
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Senior Employment Law Consultant

Location: Bradford

Contract type: Permanent

Remuneration: Subject to skills and experience + Excellent company benefits

Jelf is one of the UK’s leading insurance brokers, employee benefits, healthcare and financial planning consultancies. Jelf’s purpose is simple: to build a long-lasting relationship with clients and to become their Trusted Adviser. The Group has 36 offices in 33 locations across England and Wales employing over 1,200 members of staff

A multi-award winning business, with a turnover in excess of £80m, Jelf works hand in hand with local, national and international clients in over 100 countries.  Jelf has built its business founded on the ethos of placing the client at its heart and providing the very best care and personal service – a core value that still remains true today

We have a fantastic permanent opportunity for an experienced Senior Employment Law Consultant  to join our Corporate Department. The role will be based at our Bradford office.

Responsibilities

  • Managing the technical and operational activities of 6 Law Consultants and Advisors within the team
  • Supporting the Operations Manager in delivering the vision, strategic planning and management
  • Advise on all aspects of the employment contract documentation.
  • Produce contracts of employment, main terms and conditions of employment and employee handbook as necessary.
  • Prepare for and represent clients as Employment Tribunals and Negotiate and draft settlement agreements.
  • Keep accurate and up to date records of all advice given on the case management.
  • Support clients as necessary in carrying out their legal duties by attending at formal meetings, such as grievance and disciplinary hearings.
  • Draft all relevant supporting documentation relating to employment law/employee relations matters, such as template letters, memos and taking notes of the meeting if required.
  • Visit client companies in accordance with the pre-agreed number of days to deal with specific issues and also provide telephone assistance as necessary.
  • Devise and deliver employment law training sessions for clients as necessary.
  • Devise and deliver information update sessions to prospective clients to generate new business leads.
  • To support growth of the Employment Law business through prospecting, marketing and networking.

Essential experience and skills required

  • Minimum of 5 years employment law experience
  • Law degree and follow on qualifications to include a Post Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice and a Masters in Professional Legal Practice.
  • Excellent client facing/stakeholder management skills
  • ILM Level 3 in Management would be desirable
  • Employment tribunal experience
  • An in-depth understanding of UK employment law & employment contracts

If you would like to discuss this position in more detail or interested in applying for the role, please send your covering letter and CV to: Richard James via Richard.James@resource-management.co.uk