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Employment Solicitor - 3-6 PQE

QED Legal
£55000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
19 Feb 2021
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One of the leading firms in the South East is recruiting into their Employment team in their busy Guildford practice. The Firm is well ranked in Chambers and the Legal 500 across numerous practice areas and have an excellent reputation in the local area. They have expanded successfully in recent years and have offices across the South East. They were early adopters of agile working, leading to an excellent staff retention rate.

The Employment team handles a diverse range of work, both advisory and contentious, and focuses on corporate clients. Contentious work includes discrimination, harassment, constructive and wrongful dismissal while the advisory work includes advice on employment contracts, TUPE and redundancy.

The ideal candidate will be an Employment Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years' PQE, and have experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment matters. You will be able to handle your own caseload, have a good manner with corporate clients and have some business development experience.

Salary is negotiable and you will be rewarded an excellent benefits package. There is an emphasis on work life balance and agile working is offered from the outset of your employment. If you are interested in this position then please get in touch with Tom Cooke at QED Legal or click the link below!


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As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your firm or your career.
• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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