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Counsel – Employment
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Experience Level
  • Juris Doctorate or other qualified lawyer admitted to practice in one or more jurisdictions
  • At least 2+ years PQE practicing employment law
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Experience advising on employment law compliance in one or more European countries
  • Experience with drafting employment and non-compete agreements, and handling employment terminations, transfers and employee complaints
  • Ability to handle complex legal issues involving various EMEA countries laws (including employment-related questions and global workforce issues)
  • Capable of explaining complex legal theory, terminology, and issues in easy-to-understand language for digestion by Oyster Team Members and Customer Companies
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas would be beneficial:
  • Advising or handling employment disputes or legal claims
  • Advising on employee benefits (retirement and welfare plans, equity or stock options, or executive compensation)
  • Advising a multinational organization on cross-border compliance issues
  • Excellent analytical, communication, and research skills
  • A positive attitude and willingness to assist others no matter how small the task
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-output, team-oriented, practical environment
  • A reliable home internet connection (or be able to get one)
  • Providing advice and counsel to internal stakeholders regarding employment law and employment-related issues in various countries
  • Researching issues and advising internal colleagues
  • Liaising with outside counsel as necessary
  • Create easy-to-digest collateral around employing workers in EMEA countries
  • Support Oyster's Platform and Products teams in building a scalable, marketable, and successful technology platform
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications
  • [] Remote work experience a plus
  • [] Prior experience in a corporate legal department, a plus
  • [] Experience with growing and supporting a team
  • [] Proficient in Google Suite of products (Gmail, Google Doc, Google Sheets)
  • [] Working in Notion, Asana and Zendesk

501-1,000 employees

Global employee management platform
Company Overview
Oyster's mission is to make it easier than ever for growing companies to hire, pay, and take care of brilliant employees—wherever they are in the world.
  • Work from anywhere
  • Paid time off
  • Mental health support
  • Wellbeing allowance
  • Flexible parental leave
  • WFH stipend
Company Core Values
  • We elevate talent
  • We build trust
  • We thrive together