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Employment Partner

  • GBP£200,000.00 - GBP£250,000.00
  • Marble Arch, London
  • Permanent

This firm is seeking a new Partner to join their thriving Employment Department. You might be an ambitious senior associate seeking a route to partnership? Or perhaps already a Partner seeking a solid firm with a thriving partnership.

This award-winning firm is pioneering in its approach to legal services. They have developed several systems utilising innovative technology which are standing them out from the crowd. This is improving efficiency throughout the firm, resulting in Lawyers having more time to give great client service, fee earn, and develop new professional relationships. This firm has innovation at its core.

The firm is nestled in the heart of London's West End, where culture, commerce, and innovation collide, their location goes hand-in-hand with their vibrant client base.

The firm is multi-service and has a strong client base on both the business and personal side. You will find a client base that has been nurtured and built up over many decades. The breadth and variety of the clients create an interesting and stimulating workload. You will find OMB, HNW individuals, innovative new start-ups, overseas companies setting up shop in the UK, individuals in the public eye, some well-known household name companies, and also your more ordinary run-of-the-mill client.

The firm has a diverse partnership which has created a well-rounded management team of many different strengths and talents. There is good synergy between partners making for a very collaborative approach between departments, ensuring that all business opportunities are seized and clients are offered a well-rounded service. The firm is well-run, agile, and lean. They have great finances and a healthy balance sheet with good profits posted year after year.

They have an impressive plan for targeted, considered, and strategic growth. This also involves succession planning over the coming 36 months. The firm currently stands at just over 100 members of staff. The firm is agile and able to act swiftly when making business decisions, they are not held back by bureaucracy and corporate red tape often associated with larger practices.

This firm places training, mentoring, and development at the core of everything they do. From the way senior lawyers mentor juniors at the start of their careers, to their open-door policy where everyone in the firm is encouraged to voice feedback and join the conversation, right through to supporting and mentoring Lawyers right through their careers as they get to partnership and beyond. Their approach to training couldn't be more well demonstrated by their growing number of homegrown partners.

The Role

This firm is currently seeking a Employment Partner to join their West End, London office.

The team is busy and due to an influx of new work, they are seeking to hire a new Employment Partner. You will work with the other partners to drive the department forward, whilst mentoring and supporting the more junior members of the team.

The employment department currently consists of a team of three, they work under the litigation department. Litigation is a core focus for the firm. You will work closely with the wider litigation team and corporate and commercial departments. The firm has recently had a large uptick in instructions as a result of multiple client wins, and new partner hires.

You will work as part of this growing, professional, and vibrant employment team. You will find that you will work across a broad range of industry sectors which will make for an interesting caseload.

They work with many household names and well-known public figures, but they also work with smaller and large publishers, hospitality, media, technology companies, app developers, OMB businesses, and foreign companies that are coming to London to set up shop.

You will deal with both contentious and non-contentious employment work, both for companies and individuals. The caseload will include but not be limited to; Settlement agreements, dismissals, restrictive covenants, senior executive, discrimination, disciplinary, restructuring, TUPE and corporate support.


  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least eight years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You should have experience of developing and winning new business
  • You will have had good experience dealing with a broad palette of employment work
  • Experience in mentoring and leading more junior lawyers is to advantage but is not essential.
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background.

Apply now for this Employment Partner role based in the heart of the West End of London, feel free to call for a confidential conversation.

Jonny Dickens Principal Consultant- London West-End

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