Employment Lawyer 3-6 PQE

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
02 May 2018
Ref
3195679
Contact
Effy Robinson
Practice area
Employment
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

A leading law firm is seeking an Employment Lawyer in London.

Your new company
This market leading law firm has practices across the UK and has a strong international presence. The firm continues to attract and retain exceptionally talented lawyers, who enjoy a collegiate approach to work, and the opportunity to deliver innovative and successful client outcomes. The firm is ranked a 'Leading Firm' by Chambers & Partners and a 'Top Tier Firm' by Legal 500. The firm's expertise in employment work is well renowned and held in high esteem amongst the legal community.

Your new role
The firm are looking to recruit an Employment Solicitor to join their practice team in London. You will be responsible for running your own caseload whilst assisting on higher value, more complex cases. Their team of Employment Lawyers have worked on many precedent-setting cases and everyone they represent, from the highest ranking senior executives and partners to junior employees, receives the best legal representation and the highest level of consideration at all times. This is an exciting opportunity to join a law firm leading the legal market in this field.

What you'll need to succeed
You will require a minimum 2.1 degree from a reputable university, demonstrate a solid track record of advising on employment matters, with 3-6 year's post qualification experience within a private practice employment practice team. You will need to be able to demonstrate commitment to employment law as a legal specialism. Exemplary case management, organisation, direct client contact and care, and attention to detail are all essential skill sets. You will need to be able to delegate to and supervise secretarial and support staff as well as more junior members of the team and assist with department training. Experience of establishing and maintaining long term client relationships will also be advantageous.

What you'll get in return
The firm offers a vibrant and supportive working environment built upon its core values; they are progressive, forward thinking, pragmatic and sensible. They pride themselves on high quality client instructions, are committed to investing in the learning and development of their lawyers and support staff at all levels, and encourage their lawyers to build relationships and take part in business development opportunities.

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