Competitive plus bonus and benefits
Vacancy Type:
23 (Entain)


We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionising the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players and for ourselves. 


It’s a safe bet that the next chapter of the Entain story is going to be epic on a truly global scale. Want to know more? Click here for a short video. 


We offer a competitive industry salary plus a generous annual company bonus. Other benefits include 25 days annual leave, pension scheme (matched up to 6%), private healthcare, a free subscription to the wellbeing app Unmind, our share save scheme and a great selection of professional development and in house training tools for you to use.  

That's not all, you will also have access to our bespoke benefits platform that allows you to choose the benefits that are most important to you. Oh, and let’s not forget regular company social events, parties and team building activities! 

Our UK offices are based in Stratford & St Paul's in London, Nottingham & Manchester and operate on a hybrid working model. (2+ days in the office) 

Role Purpose and Key Responsibilities

Serving as key in-house legal advisor to the Group People Leadership Team on global employment law matters, including strategic HR initiatives and employee relations matters.

  • Developing, implementing, and managing employment law compliance initiatives as directed by management.
  • Working with relevant teams to keep corporate and HR policies and related materials in compliance with the law.
  • Working with HR colleagues to maintain group template employment contracts, settlement agreements and other employment related documents.
  • Providing support in relation to HR led transformation programmes.
  • As technical expert, having oversight of employment law due diligence on M&A transactions and the post-completion work required to integrate acquired businesses.
  • Managing employment litigation and contentious matters with the support of external counsel.
  • Developing a network of relationships with, and a strategy for engagement with, external law firms globally in relation to employment law support.
  • Supporting the Group Legal function on a range of corporate advisory related issues.
  • Partnering with HR colleagues to address workforce representation related issues, including national labour unions and representative bodies.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
  • Excellent academic credentials followed by extensive experience following qualification (admitted to practice in England & Wales); at least 8+ years or equivalent as a guide
Specialist Skills and Experience Required
  • In depth contentious and non-contentious employment law experience.
  • Preference for those that have built their career within a major law firm and have successfully transitioned to an in-house role.
  • Experience of working in multinational businesses, with significant exposure to cross border workforce related matters.
  • Advanced drafting and negotiation experience across international employment law related matters.
  • Ability effectively to support, prioritise and manage multiple transactions and projects.
  • Ability to manage external counsel across a large number of global jurisdictions on numerous mandates.
  • A succinct and concise communicator, calm under pressure, capable of flexing personal style and adapting as needed.
  • Able to form and maintain strong working relationships, keen to collaborate throughout the organization.
  • Astute business and professional judgement, able to assess and manage risk in the context of wider commercial drivers.
  • An accountable self-starter, prepared to take the lead with regards to making recommendations.
  • Has the energy, confidence and gravitas required to advise senior management and to influence individuals within an organisation.

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.