UK Employment Lawyer
This was removed by the employer on 5/23/2023 7:04:00 AM PST
Not to worry we have many other jobs on the site;
Browse all jobs
Browse the Agency/Management Category
Browse the Legal and Business Affairs Category
Search for UK Employment Lawyer jobs in London-UK
Search all UK Employment Lawyer postings
Full Time Job
Creative Artists Agency (CAA) is the leading entertainment and sports agency, with global expertise in filmed and live entertainment, digital media, publishing, sponsorship sales and endorsements, media finance, consumer investing, fashion, trademark licensing, and philanthropy. Distinguished by its culture of collaboration and exceptional client service, CAA's diverse workforce identifies, innovates, and amplifies opportunities for the people and organisations that shape culture and inspire the world. The trailblazer of the agency business, CAA was the first to build a sports business, create an investment bank, launch a venture fund, found technology start-up companies, establish a philanthropic arm, build a business in China, and form a brand marketing services division, among other innovations.
Named Most Valuable Sports Agency by Forbes for eight consecutive years, CAA represents more than 2,000 of the world's top athletes in football, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer, in addition to coaches, on-air broadcasters, and sports personalities and works in the areas of broadcast rights, corporate marketing initiatives, social impact, and sports properties for sales and sponsorship opportunities. Founded in 1975, CAA is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has offices in New York, Nashville, Memphis, Chicago, Miami, London, Munich, Geneva, Stockholm, Shanghai, and Beijing, among other locations globally.
The Office of the Chief Legal Officer at CAA provides dedicated legal support in the areas of litigation, corporate transactions, compliance, advice and counseling, and governmental affairs. We support CAA's needs when it comes to commercial, talent agency and employment laws, among other legal areas.
The OCLO's employment law team plays an important part in managing the agency's compliance with all applicable employment laws, providing advice and counsel to the business, supporting workplace culture as well as diversity and inclusion efforts. The UK Employment Lawyer will report to the General Counsel, Europe & Asia based in London and also work closely with the Deputy General Counsel, Litigation & Employment based in Los Angeles.
Every member of CAA's legal team is expected to be a values-driven, results-oriented leader who provides legal services with the highest level of professionalism, competence and efficacy.
The UK Employment Lawyer will provide day-to-day advice and counsel to the European Human Resources team and business leaders, draft various employment-related documents, and support other employment-law related matters, including researching and drafting policies and procedures, and drafting various types of employment-related documents. They will strategically provide efficient and high-quality service to internal and external stakeholders; implement employment law best practices in a rapidly-growing and fast paced Company; and support the business needs of the Company and its employees. The ideal candidate will have broad and deep UK employment law experience, both in private practice and as in-house counsel for companies with multistate and global reach. Wider European and/or Asian employment law knowledge would also be beneficial.
• Provide advice and counsel on employment related matters, such as employee relations, wage and hour compliance, employee benefits, immigration compliance, employment agreements, workplace policies, leaves of absence and disability accommodation.
• Perform job duties consistent with safety, legal and regulatory requirements, as well as CAA's culture and business objectives.
• Maintain a strong moral compass and act within a defined ethical code of conduct that is in alignment with CAA's values.
• Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and policies.
• Identify and assess legal risks and opportunities and advise accordingly.
• Independently, efficiently and quickly handle legal matters and projects ranging from basic to complex.
• Recognise when to elevate matters.
• Supervise, manage and evaluate outside counsel on employment related matters as required.
• Educate business partners and stakeholders on legal matters, policies and procedures.
• Maintain confidentiality.
• Perform other tasks as assigned from time to time.
• Strong academic background: LLB (Hons), BA (Hons) or BSc (Hons) 2:1 or above and (if relevant) Graduate Diploma in Law Merit and above; LPC Merit and above.
• Qualified Solicitor (England and Wales).
• At least 8-10 years of substantive UK employment law experience, including at least 1-2 years of in-house experience in the field of employment law. Entertainment experience preferred.
• Knowledge of and/or experience with wider European or Asian employment law would also be beneficial, but not essential.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence.
• Strong command of the Microsoft Office suite; in particular, Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Great at multi-tasking, working well under pressure, and meeting tight deadlines.
• Have a creative and proactive approach to solving problems. Solutions focused.
• Collaborative and works in tandem with colleagues.
• Consultative and proactive; good business sense and a sense of urgency, honesty and fairness.
• Able to take direction and manage and ''own'' projects from beginning to end with a sense of follow through.
• Exceptionally detail oriented and organized but also able to see the ''big picture''.
• Excellent legal drafting skills; some transactional experience preferred.
• Self-confident and inspires confidence from business leaders.
CAA does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless they were contractually engaged by CAA to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any such employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the acknowledgement and agreement that CAA will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.