Inhouse

Senior Employment Legal Counsel

Senior Employment Legal Counsel

  • About the Firm: John Lewis & Partners is a chain of high-end department stores operating throughout the United Kingdom. Concessions are also located in the Republic of Ireland and Australia. The chain is a employee-owned mutual organization known as the John Lewis Partnership.
  • About the Role: Reporting into the Head of Legal, Employment, the John Lewis Partnership is looking for an in-house Senior Legal Counsel, Employment to join the team on a permanent basis.
  • Tile 3: Looking for: Among your many skills, we are looking to secure your extensive experience working in employment law; and your in-house experience at an organisation with a large and diverse UK workforce preferably in a retail or customer service environment.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include advising all trading divisions of the John Lewis Partnership which consists of John Lewis and Waitrose and Group (the ‘Partnership’), in relation to all aspects of employment law.
  • And more: This is a demanding role which requires a very good understanding of employment law including TUPE, working time and pay related issues such as NMW and holiday pay, restructures and redundancy, alongside having an awareness of future changes that may impact the business.

John Lewis & Partners