Freelance Employment Lawyer

Contract Type
Practice Area
Opportunities across Scotland
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Expiry Date
07/02/2018 09:13:00
Vario, from Pinsent Masons, is a hub of successful freelance lawyers choosing to pursue their career in a non-traditional route. We are seeing an increasing number of opportunities for employment lawyers, who are ready to work in this way.

Job Description

Convinced that life and law can exist in harmony?  We are.

Vario from Pinsent Masons consists of a hub of successful freelance lawyers for a variety of reasons.  But underlying it all is a desire to balance career needs with satisfying, interesting and varied work, with the freedom to pursue personal desires and interests.  We are a hub of freelance legal professionals – ‘Varios’ – who are not just technically skilled, but have the personality and drive to prosper as a freelancer and to add value from day one. By using Vario from Pinsent Masons, our clients benefit from a high quality, flexible and cost effective approach to managing their legal risk. They get the resource they need, when they need it, without incurring costs when they don’t. Since launching in 2013, hundreds of Varios have been placed with organisations by us effectively matching the legal and commercial needs of clients with the skills, motivations and personal priorities of our Varios.

So we like to think that we get the balance right!

We are on the lookout for exceptional Employment Lawyers at all levels to join our hub with a mix of contentious and non-contentious employment law experience including:

  • Day to day advice such as contracts of employment, disciplinary and grievance, sickness and absence, , performance and misconduct, settlement agreements, TUPE, redundancy, discrimination, dismissal, employee relations, recruitment
  • Employment Tribunal advice
  • Private practice, in-house and secondment experience welcomed

We're looking for individuals who can demonstrate the following

  • Qualified lawyer with a strong academic background
  • Top 50 law firm or equivalent in-house/secondment experience
  • Confident to drop into a new team
  • Flexible, communicative and adaptable
  • Enthusiastic about embracing new work cultures
  • Robust enough to negotiate alongside commercial colleagues
  • Rapidly develop close, trusting relationships

Are you interested in joining Vario? If so visit our website to find out more and apply, or speak to our Talent Acquisition team on 0121 629 1768.

Vario from Pinsent Masons