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Employment Associate/Managing Associate, Tier 1 Law Firm, 2-6 years PQE

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Employment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Anna Craig

  • Contact email:

    annac@ejgroup.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AC86884

  • Published:

    30 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-11

  • Startdate:

    2021-05-13 00:00:00

This international law firm is ranked Tier 1 for employment work. They are looking for an Employment lawyer to join their successful team in London.

The role will involve advising a variety of clients (employers and employees) on both contentious and non-contentious employment law, including: discrimination; restrictive covenants; HR advisory; TUPE; unfair dismissal; redundancies; settlement agreements; data theft, the misappropriation of confidential information; the employment aspects of corporate transactions and other contractual issues. Alongside day-to-day advisory work, there will be the opportunity to advise on litigious matters in the Employment Tribunal, High Court and appellate courts.

Clients include employers and employees from a range of sectors including: financial services; fashion; luxury goods; retail; recruitment; media; sport and life sciences.

The ideal candidate will have the following key skills:

  • 2-6 years PQE gained in employment law from a reputable practice

  • Strong academic record

  • Solid transactional, advisory and litigation experience desirable

  • Experience of representing both corporates and individuals desirable but not essential

  • Excellent attention to detail and organisational skills

  • Excellent writing skills, with strong drafting abilities

  • Ability to effectively manage own workload, undertaking a truly client facing role

  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels, both internally and with clients

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Personable and confident, able to build relationships with colleagues, clients and external organisations

  • Resilient and calm under pressure

  • Adaptable and flexible approach

  • Pro-active and takes initiative


If you wish to receive more information or be considered for the position, or others that may be suitable, please send your CV to or contact Anna Craig at annac@ejgroup.co.uk or 0207 400 2023.

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