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Employment Junior Partner

BBBH27632
£110000 - £150000 per annum Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

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Employment Junior Partner: If you are looking to join a progressive Top 70 firm, who have had another record-breaking year despite Covid-19. With a number of areas of investment, you will be part of an ambitious firm who have a number of leading individual's amongst their ranks.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Associate looking for that step up to Partnership. You do not need to have your own 'following' as the department is so busy. They are looking for someone at a high level who is keen to get stuck in with the work and take over existing relationships, giving you the opportunity to develop your own client base and rise up the ranks.

The Firm

Having increased their turnover substantially year on year for the past five years, this Top 70 law firm is paving the way as one of the most entrepreneurial firms in the country. Their success comes down to world-class leadership and an entrepreneurial spirit running through the firm in abundance.

They have a network of offices across the country, and London is now becoming one of their strongest, they have big plans to continue to expand here with many key hires in the pipeline.

This year alone has been record-breaking, hiring over 30 Partners across multiple disciplines, who have come in and added a vast amount of value to the teams they have joined.

They are ranked as leaders in the Legal 500 across 13 different practice areas and have their eyes set on becoming the go-to firm in the UK. You will find that working for this firm you will be surrounded by individuals who are highly regarded in their respective fields and you will work on some of the largest matters outside of the Top 10 law firms.

The firm has an excellent infrastructure, using some of the best equipment and software in the industry. They have invested heavily in marketing each of their practice areas which has seen a 50% rise in instructions this year alone.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire an Employment Partner into their modern and newly refurbished City of London office.

The department is headed up by a leader in the field, being Chambers & Legal 500 ranked. The team is dynamic and punches well above their weight. You work with the other partners to drive the department forwards.

The firm's highly rated employment team handles a wide range of excellent quality contentious and non-contentious matters. This includes advisory work on HR issues, disputes related work in the tribunal and courts, drafting employment documentation, employee relations and transaction/outsourcing work. The team's workload is increasingly top end, complex, premium work, and accordingly, they are looking to strengthen their capacity at that level.

There are excellent prospects here for progression with the continued growth of this department and the firm.

This role comes with good prospects and career development.

Requirements:

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least 7 years PQE (there are no upper limits regarding the amount of PQE, and applications are invited from the most experienced candidates)
  • You will have good commercial awareness and strong drafting skills
  • Experience of managing more junior colleagues is to advantage, but not essential
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential
  • Salary is competitive and dependent on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

If you are looking to join a Top 70 firm in their City of London office, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give us a call for a confidential conversation.