Employment Senior Associate

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£85000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted
23 May 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
BBBH13600
Contact
Sarah Beard
Practice area
Employment
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

An opportunity for a Senior Associate has opened with an International law firm at the cutting edge of Employment Law.

This is an opportunity to work on the very best national and International work, with training and responsibility given, even at the junior level as well as the opportunity to work in close proximity with Industry recognised Partners.

The Firm

International firm that has a long-standing reputation as being a market leader and being ahead of the curve regarding technology; they have systems which ensure they offer a first-class service to their client base. They now stand at over 1,500 lawyers operating from 23 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The firm is well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines.

The firm has significant international credentials in global energy, infrastructure, financial services, advanced manufacturing, and technology.

The Role

The successful hire will be joining a leading firm that's achieved more Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 than any other firm; the Employment and Reward practice is recognised as one of the most innovative and high profile, providing industry leading advice to multinational clients.

The Senior Solicitor joining the team will be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with any/all of the following: strategic employment law advice, cross-border issues, restructuring and redundancy, complex grievances at a senior level including discrimination and whistle blowing complaints and senior executive/board room issues.

This role will also involve work on complex or high value and High Court litigation.

This leading team deal with cutting edge claims, projects and corporate transactions for a variety of blue-chip corporates and financial institutions. The work regularly involves an international dynamic, working closely with colleagues in the firm's international offices.

Requirements:

  • Senior Associate with 4-8 years PQE
  • Must have outstanding experience in Employment work dealing with clients at the highest level
  • Must have an eye for details, spotting opportunities and able to suggest improvements proactively.
  • A strong technical knowledge is essential.
  • Experience in private practice with a top end firm
  • First-class communication skills and ability to work alongside colleagues
  • Excellent client facing skillset and eager to get involved in business development

This role has very good prospects to make Partner in the next 1 - 2 years.

Apply now or feel free to call confidentially for more information about this exciting opportunity.

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