Associate Counsel, Employment (EMEA), London

Posted on 2nd July 2020
Type Full Time
Specialism Employment
Location London
Deadline 27th August 2020

Job Description

Associate Counsel, Employment (EMEA)

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Endeavor is a global entertainment, sports and content company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organisation UFC. The Endeavor network specialises in talent representation; marketing and licensing; content development, distribution and sales; event management; and a number of direct-to-consumer offerings.


We are currently seeking an Associate Counsel specialising in employment law to support HR and the business by providing practical and commercially sound advice on legal issues in relation to a variety of employment and pension issues across EMEA.


The Associate Counsel will drive good business results from challenging ER situations by successfully managing ER issues, pre-dispute conflicts and assisting with managing employment-related litigation. Additional tasks will include, but will not be limited to: drafting, reviewing, analysing and negotiating employment clauses of commercial and employment agreements; drafting, reviewing and assisting with the implementation of global employment and compliance policies.


Applicants must be fully qualified in English Law (3-5 years PQE), and must also have previous experience of working in a fast-paced commercial environment handling employment law matters in the UK. EME A multi jurisdictional employment law experience is preferred.  Strong knowledge and experience in a broad range of employment law areas in both contentious and non-contentious matters is essential. Experience in HR policy and procedure creation as well a simple mentation is essential. In-house legal experience within a media, sports and or entertainment organisation, preferably at a multinational company is desirable.


PLEASE NOTE:  This is a full time, permanent role and will be based at Chiswick Business Park, London. Travel to other office location in London will be required. Working hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Occasional long working hours will be required at times to meet business deadlines.  


Endeavor is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religion or belief.

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