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Serving thousands of enterprise customers around the world including 40% of Fortune 500 companies, Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) was founded in 2007 with a mission to make the cloud a safe place to do business and a more enjoyable experience for enterprise users. As the operator of the world’s largest security cloud, Zscaler accelerates digital transformation so enterprises can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The pioneering, AI-powered Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ platform protects thousands of enterprise customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. 

Named a Best Workplace in Technology by Fortune and others, Zscaler fosters an inclusive and supportive culture that is home to some of the brightest minds in the industry. If you thrive in an environment that is fast-paced and collaborative, and you are passionate about building and innovating for the greater good, come make your next move with Zscaler. 

Job Description

Zscaler is looking for a business-oriented employment lawyer to provide advice and counsel to Zscaler's EMEA's People & Culture team and other relevant partners regarding a broad range of local labour and employment issues.

Ideally, you can support a variety of issues across Zscaler's Europe, Middle East and Africa ("EMEA") region as long as such support is needed and will report to the head of Employment Legal in San Jose, California. You will support all employment legal matters relevant to the EMEA region and supporting relevant global employment legal team priorities and initiates as driven from headquarters. You will partner with People & Culture and business owners on local programmes and deliver high quality legal advice on a broad range of labour and employment matters in EMEA.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will provide legal advice to Zscaler's local People & Culture team on how to comply with local employment laws in the EMEA region. Topics include offer letters, job classifications, compensation, pay equity, benefits, leaves of absence, recruitment, background screening, employee mobility, immigration, performance management, terminations, required trainings, disciplinary actions, and investigations
  • Identify employment legal and compliance gaps and advise and facilitate recommended actions and policy development
  • You will stay up to date with new and developing employment legal laws and regulations and develop a plan and programme for compliance in partnership with P&C
  • You will draft and review employment-related policies, and support P&C teams including Employee Relations, on necessary guidance, policy, and process documents
  • You will manage employment related disputes and litigation, regulatory and government administrative proceedings, including managing outside counsel
  • You will support Employee Relations on employee complaint / hotline investigation matters and other workplace concern investigations


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law degree and licensed to practise law in the UK (at least) or a common law jurisdiction
  • Post qualification employment law experience gained in private practice and in-house (at least 2 years in-house)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with large multinational employers with concentrations of employees across the EMEA region
  • Flexibility and eagerness to work in a scaling organisation
  • Team-oriented mentality, and ability to collaborate with both legal and non-legal colleagues
  • Experience working with senior management on complex issues and applying commercial thought to legal issues to determine risk
  • Negotiation skills; ability to assess risks and convey clear advice to internal clients

Additional Information

We believe that diversity drives innovation, productivity, and success. We are looking for individuals from all backgrounds and identities to join our team and contribute to our mission to make doing business seamless and secure. We are guided by these principles as we create a representative and impactful team, and a culture where everyone belongs. For more information on our commitments to DEIB, visit the Corporate Responsibility page of our website.

Our Benefits program is one of the most important ways we support our employees. Zscaler proudly offers comprehensive and inclusive benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families throughout their life stages, including:

  • Multiple health plans
  • A flexible time off policy
  • Parental leave options
  • Retirement options
  • Education reimbursement
  • In-office perks, and more!

This is a remote role, with visits to the London office and across EMEA as and when needed.



By applying for this role, you adhere to applicable laws, regulations, and Zscaler policies, including those related to security and privacy standards and guidelines.

Zscaler is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all of our employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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Zscaler is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations or adjustments) in our recruiting processes for candidates who are differently abled, have long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support.

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