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In-House Counsel - Employment & Benefits

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Pensions and Benefits

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Iain Garfield

  • Contact email:

    iain.garfield@bwd-search.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0113 274 3000

  • Job ref:

    IGMan82

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-10

  • Startdate:

    2019-05-13

  • Consultant:

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Exceptional and rare opportunity within one of the world's leading financial services companies to move into a Counsel role with an equal split between wider Employment advice, and Compensation and Benefits law.

This is an incredibly broad role, designed to suit a lawyer with the intellectual capacity and lightfootedness to add significant value across the board, but would include: -

  • Providing expert advice on both UK and Eu regulatory requirements for Comp and Bens within the financial services sector
  • Drafting and advising around LTIPs and similar for EMEA recipients (including equity and cash)
  • Advice around the implications of transactional activity, including acquisitions, disposals, and TUPE arrangements
  • Advice around restructuring and redundancy arrangements
  • Working on collective bargaining and employee consultation issues
  • Drafting, reviewing and advising around employment, compensation and benefits policies
  • Working closely with outsourced advisers around Comp & Bens, pensions, communications and the wider HR and legal teams
This opportunity would be perfect for an experienced practitioner with 4+ years PQE within Employment and Compensation & Benefits.  Experience of working with / advising clients within the financial services sector would be a significant plus.  

You could have either Practice or In-house experience: the client is open on background.