Employment Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Closing date
18 May 2021

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Practice area
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Job Details

As an Employment Solicitor, do you have experience in supporting large corporate entities in both advisory and contentious matters, whilst looking to operate at City-level in Bristol?

Join the Tier 1 team, set apart from the competition in quality, ongoing opportunity and exposure to numerous sectors.

The Firm

Awarded as "The Best Law Firm in the UK", the firm's exponential and market-disrupting growth is unmatched.

Acting as a lynchpin within the Bristol legal market, the Top 50 Chambers ranked firm strides amongst Magic and Silver Circle competitors, being one of the largest and most robust Commercial Law firms headquartered outside of the City.

1000 strong across 6 offices and committed to diversity, and with over 50 Legal 500 ranked teams across numerous legal specialities, throughout the firm's history they have pushed boundaries on what can be achieved.

70+ Partners are Chambers ranked, many of these home-grown from training and have played their part in the firm's 1000% revenue growth in the last 20 years

Considered the go-to by numerous UK and internationally placed institutions, the firm offers unmatched expertise in Clean Energy, Digital, Financial Services, Leisure, Food & Drink, Public Sector, Real Estate and Retail & Commercial Good.

Whether based in England, Scotland or overseas, clients enjoy a strategic advantage and operate ahead of the curve.

Advising in strategic and day-to-day legality, conflict mitigation and management, or transactional matters that support client's agility, staff receive ongoing development and progression as strategic importance.

Offering a structured Business Development Program, Leadership Mentoring and an open and collaborative culture that's done away from unnecessary hierarchy, lawyers move quickly and realistically to achieve their long-term goals.

Resonating within the local community, the firm takes pride in supporting numerous local initiatives in Bristol, forever giving back to the community that serves as the bedrock of their ongoing success.

The Role

5+ PQE Employment Solicitor to join Tier 1 Top 50 Commercial Law firm in Bristol

Working with Partners in support of FTSE 250 organisations and well-established household names, you will help employers manage issues in the workplace such as disciplinaries, grievances, restructuring and redundancies.

You will also be acting in response to tribunal claims (predominantly acting for Respondents), providing employment law support in corporate deals and outsourcing contracts, contract drafting and client training.

You will present a solid commercial acumen and take an active role in maintaining client relationships.

Distinguished by your technical excellence, you will work among talented industry experts in an open and collaborative environment that considers excellence and quality to be paramount.

The Requirements

  • 5+ years PQE Employment Solicitor, with respondent background
  • Experience supporting 1000+ headcount clients
  • Demonstrated success within a similar role
  • Interest in expanding upon technical and commercial skills

This is the leading opportunity for an Associate, keen to defend some of the UK's largest organisation in a team that regarded as one the best in the market.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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