Employment / Commercial Legal Consultant

Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment
£30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus Scheme & Commission
Closing date
14 Apr 2021

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Employment / Commercial Legal Consultant, Recruitment, Employment Law, Contract, Commercial Agreement, Compliance, Permanent, Hove

Employment / Commercial Legal Consultant is required by a well-established, Hove based consultancy specialising in business-to-business recruitment and employment legal advice, seeking an ambitious and conscientious individual to join their client advisory team.

The work will be varied and interesting and primarily involves working with clients on issues surrounding the recruitment and employment related regulatory framework. As well as reviewing and advising on contracts used by clients, the work may also involve drafting new contracts and commercial agreements in line with changing regulations, as well as dispute resolution and risk mitigation work.

The position would be ideal for a lawyer with experience in employment or contract law matters and professional business facing service delivery. The firm are looking for someone who can hit the ground running so this is not a role for a newly qualified graduate. Ideally you will have at least a year working either in some area of employment law and/or drafting and advising on contracts. A compliance and audit background may also be relevant. Prior background in recruitment business, employment relations and/or HR would be highly beneficial, but full training on the specifics of the industry will be given. The role is varied and has scope for personal progression and career development.

Job responsibilities may include;

  • working with new and existing clients to provide legal advice and support particularly around employment, recruitment and contractual issues
  • developing and supporting bespoke client contracts and template contract products
  • possible involvement in compliance and audit work, both internally and for clients
  • helping to research and develop processes, services and legal products and advice to evolve our business offerings

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a law qualification as a minimum. A keen eye for detail is essential, along with excellent communication skills and the desire to work as part of a close-knit team.

The firm operate from modern offices adjacent to Hove railway station and offer flexible and accommodating working conditions whenever possible, including split home/office working arrangements.

Training will be provided and opportunities exist for profit related bonus scheme.

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Commission pay
  • Performance bonus


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexi home/office working


  • Bachelor's (required)


  • employment or contract legal work: 1 year min (required)

Work remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process

Vacancy Information:

  • Location: Temporarily Remote, Hove BN3
  • Salary range (DoE): £30,000 - £45,000 a year + Bonus Scheme & Commission
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Experience: at least 1 year PQE
  • Job Section: Legal Consultancy
  • Working Hours: full-time & Part-time - Negotiable
  • Reference: AT152
  • Contact: Alex Thompson

About Klein Hamilton Recruitment

Klein Hamilton are Legal & IT Securities specialist Recruiters, working with magic circle, silver circle, blue chip, fintech and dynamic SME businesses, who trust us in finding them the best talent. You can apply for our vacancies in confidence.  We are a regulated employment agency and will discuss this vacancy with you and gain your permission prior to submission of application directly to the decision maker.

Employment / Commercial Legal Consultant, Recruitment, Employment Law, Contract, Commercial Agreement, Compliance, Permanent, Hove





Klein Hamilton Legal & Finance Recruitment are a Specialist Legal & Finance Recruitment Consultancy working with Magic Circle, Silver Circle, Legal 500 and Dynamic SME law firms with a pedigree in strategically providing the right match for both Candidate and Client.  We are Accredited by the British Institute of Recruiters ensuring we promote an ethical recruitment experience.

Our stats speak for themselves:  Candidate Satisfaction Average (9.5/10), CV to interview ratio (2:1), Client Satisfaction Average (9.1/10), Placement ratio (3:1)

Our sole focus is towards Legal based opportunities countrywide, resulting in providing you with sound strategic advice based on current market movement within all legal disciplines, considering company cultures and individual career goals. Call one of our accredited Consultants now for a confidential conversation regarding your next career move.

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2nd Floor
9 Portland Street
M1 3BE
United Kingdom
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