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Job Introduction

We have an urgent requirement for a Senior Contract Lawyer to support our Employment Team. This is a 6 - 9 month contract offered on a day rate basis. We are looking to speak with candidates who are immediately available or have a short notice period. 

This is an excellent opportunity to work alongside a Chambers UK and Legal 500 ranked team, and work with “Leading Individuals”, as named in the Legal 500. Our Employment team enjoys an excellent reputation in the market and is ranked as a National Leader. We are growing quickly and offer resident employment expertise in England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. Many of our clients are well known names in the retail, public, and financial services sectors and we provide a full range of employment support, including in defending Employment Tribunal claims.

Role Responsibility

Key duties you will be involved with include:

  • Employment tribunal claims (almost exclusively acting for Respondents)
  • Supporting on major cases, and in particular taking witness statements.
  • Helping employers manage issues in the workplace such as disciplinaries, grievances, restructuring and redundancies
  • Providing employment law support in corporate deals and outsourcing contracts, contract drafting and client training
  • Enforcement of post termination restrictive covenants
  • Drafting of contracts of employment, consultancy agreements, staff handbooks, settlement agreements and other employment related documentation

The Ideal Candidate

You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills with previous Employment experience in both contentious and non-contentious matters, acting for the respondent.

  • A Qualified Solicitor (SRA or Law Society Registered)
  • Experience advising large private sector employers
  • Background in Tribunal litigation
  • Ability to juggle a busy and varied workload
  • Enthusiastic & team approach to working

About the Firm

TLT’s Employment team is recognised as a ‘National Leader’ (Band 1) by the leading directory of law firms, Chambers and Partners 2022

 Our team of more than 30 specialists advises clients across the three UK legal jurisdictions of England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland on all aspects of employment law. Our services include business reorganisations and redundancies, tactical advice on sensitive/ reputational issues, practical support on business as usual issues such as grievance, boardroom support on reputational or corporate governance issues, employment tribunal representation, internal investigations, advice on employee consultation and engagement, business immigration, employment law training and specialist expertise on TUPE and outsourcing.

‚ÄčTLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and as a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any difficulty during the recruitment process, require any reasonable adjustments or an application to Access to work please contact the recruitment team on

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.


Flexible resource
Flexible resource
Closing Date
Friday 31 May 2024
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