Employee Relations Lawyer

  • Location:

    Sydney CBD, New South Wales

  • Sector:

    Banking & Financial Services

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Olivia Courtney

  • Job ref:

    PR/212818_1659588506

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-09-03

The Business

Our client is a well-regarded financial services institution with a global presence. You will be part of a high performing employee relations team, joining the business on a six month fixed term contract basis.

The Opportunity

Great opportunity to work as a key member of the employee relations team providing legal advice and support to the wider team and human resources division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise the business on all aspects of employment law, policies and governance
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the business on a wide array of employee related issues.
  • Assist with matters related to employment agreements and documentation, third party agreements and employment policy for the business.
  • Provide legal updates and guidance with regards to regulatory compliance.
  • Provide ad hoc support to senior stakeholders.
  • Assist with litigation and supporting the business group on employment issues associated with M&A activities and other transactions.
  • Draft, review and implement employee related practices and oversee multi-jurisdictional employment issues.

Ideal Candidate

  • Admitted to practice in Australia or New Zealand.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of Australian employment experience.
  • Financial services experience would be highly beneficial however is not essential.
  • Have experience in working on employee relations matters from time spent in private practice or inhouse.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work well in an advisory capacity with clients and senior management.
  • Be proactive and capable of prioritising work accordingly.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to Olivia Courtney, by emailing oliviacourtney@taylorroot.com.au or calling 0292369000

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.