about 1 year ago
Lewis Silkin is a UK top-100 commercial law firm with offices in London, Oxford, Cardiff and Hong Kong. The firm is recognised by clients and industries alike as being distinct: for its market-leading international practice in employment, immigration and reward; for its deep understanding, insight and advice to creative, innovative and brand-focused businesses and for delivering pragmatic, commercial advice in a refreshingly human way. The firm has 56 partners and more than 300 staff.
Lewissilkinhouse is Lewis Silkin’s flexible resourcing service which provides clients with temporary lawyers to cover for absence, busy periods or assist with projects. It was established in 2013 and is one of the first law firms providing an offering of this kind. We are looking for Lawyers to join the employment division of Lewissilkinhouse, a specialist group within our Employment, Reward and Immigration Department, which acts for clients from a variety of sectors and advises on all aspects of UK employment law.
Lewissilkinhouse employment lawyers are engaged as employees on zero hours employment contracts, on a competitive remuneration package with access to extensive employee benefits and are fully integrated into the Employment, Reward and Immigration team. They are invited to all the team’s social events, training and know how sessions and have access to the team’s template and precedent documents
Lewissilkinhouse lawyers usually work exclusively at clients’ premises. Placements are generally full time but part time placements do also arise from time to time. Placements are largely based in Central London but can be based elsewhere including Greater London and the M4 corridor.
The role would suit an employment lawyer with excellent academics, strong interpersonal skills and high level private practice experience. Candidates should have an excellent knowledge and practical experience of UK employment law and be up-to-date with recent developments. Some previous in-house legal and/or Employee Relations experience would be beneficial. All levels of PQE are welcome to apply.
IT skills required:
* Competency in MS Office suite.
Professional qualifications required:
* Qualified UK lawyer with a current UK practising certificate or overseas equivalent.
No agencies please.
Lewis Silkin is an equal opportunities employer