Full Time Job

Legal Counsel, Employment


London, United Kingdom 01-10-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

The NBCUniversal Labour & Employment legal department provides labour and employment advice to all of NBCUniversal's businesses and enterprise functions in over 30 countries. Team members outside the US are based in the the UK, Australia and Canada.

Job Description


We are seeking an experienced solicitor to join our team in London on a permanent basis. The role involves close collaboration with other members of the Labour & Employment team to provide timely and practical advice to internal clients throughout the NBCUniversal portfolio of companies, including enterprise functions (e.g. Operations & Technology), Film/TV productions, News and the various distribution businesses.

Key Responsibilities
• Work with internal clients, business lawyers and colleagues in other functions across the globe to provide legal advice and counsel on the full range of contentious and non-contentious employment issues in the UK, EMEA and APAC.
• Monitor legal, regulatory and policy developments in our 30+ jurisdictions and work on projects to address new legal requirements.
• Develop and deliver employment training internally. Create new templates and help keep existing templates up-to-date.
• Build close relationships with HR and Legal in order to foster a partnering approach.


About You

The role requires someone who:
• Is able to work well in a fast-paced, high volume, matrixed in-house environment, demonstrating good business judgment, flexibility and self-confidence.
• Has strong communication skills;
• Has strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to flex their style and establish effective working relationships;
• Is self-motivated, proactive and collaborative in their approach.

• UK qualified solicitor with strong experience in employment law. Solid training in private practice and broad-based employment law counselling and employment litigation experience.
• Proven broad scope of experience working independently
• Eligible to work in the UK.

Additional Information

NBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by emailing [email protected].

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2b092-3-239-9-151-42 in your application.