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How To Get The Best Recruitment Lawyer Jobs
A recruitment lawyer or a job lawyer is an attorney who has specialized in dealing with matters that relate to employment. They
represent employers and employees in disputes pertaining to the employment contract. A number of employers opt for an in-house
lawyer to handle any legal issues that may arise around recruitment and employment including representing the employer in any court
cases that may come up.




That said, there are many law firms that either have a                handling of recruitment related cases. For the employer, the
special department for handling employment cases or are               job lawyer helps draft the employment contracts that are in
entirely dedicated to handling disputes of employment law-            accordance to the Employment Act but that are also further
many employers choose to outsource any cases to do with               customized to be in tune with the demands of the specific
recruitment to these law firms. The economic meltdown                 employer.
of recent times which was accompanied by the closure of
businesses, cutting down of expenses and thus job layoffs and         The recruitment lawyer also interprets and expounds on
salary cuts, has seen a rise in the demand for recruitment            the employment related legislation to both employers and
lawyers to represent both employees and employers in the              employees and explains the rights and obligations of each
court cases that resulted.                                            party. In the event of a dispute, regardless of whether the
                                                                      lawyer is representing an employer or an employee, the jobs
A recruitment lawyer is effectively a general practice lawyer         lawyer must review the facts and evidence around the dispute
who specializes on employment law. Therefore, a person                and provide the appropriate legal advice to their client. If a
seeking to become a job lawyer will need to first attain the          case has to go to court, the lawyer will be called upon to act in
regular qualification required of an attorney. They will need to      the best interests of his or her client.
take a first degree with an arts bias or any other course that
will qualify them for law school. This must then be followed          Due to the central nature of the recruitment process and the
with application and acceptance into a law school accredited          employer-employee relationship in virtually all organizations,
by the American Bar Association (ABA). On completion of               there are many different environments that recruitment
law school, one will then need to sit and pass a bar exam to          lawyers can work in. Many large employers prefer to have an
eventually qualify as an attorney.                                    in-house job lawyer to provide input throughout the different
                                                                      aspects of the recruitment process. The recruitment lawyer
Before specializing in a particular field of law, it is               will not only oversee the drafting of the employment contracts
recommended that one practice general law for 2 years as a            but will often also advise top management on the legal
junior lawyer before shifting to a niche area and pursuing the        consequences of any strategic decision that affects employees
requisite additional studies. To be recruitment lawyer after          such as job retrenchments and job reassignments.
you have done been involved in general practice, you will need
to apply to a law school for further studies on employment            Independent job lawyers and recruitment lawyer firms will
law. The course will entail undertaking an in-depth study of          advise the employees on any legal recourse they might have
the Employment Act as well as review of many precedent                in the event of an apparent breach of contract or of state
setting employment related court cases. It is only when               and federal employment law. The lawyer will also handle any
one is through with these studies will they be considered a           issues of disputes between the company and its employees.
competent recruitment lawyer. But as with all other areas             Recruitment lawyers can also work for the government and
of law, continuous studies are mandatory in order to stay in          in not for profit organizations especially those that fight for
touch with changes to employment related law.                         rights of employees.


A recruitment lawyer may either be hired as a corporate               So how does one find a job as a recruitment lawyer? You can
lawyer or by a law firm part of whose practice involves the           of course take the conventional route of knocking on doors




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