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Employment Partner

BBBH15250
£140000 - £200000 per annum
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role

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Joseph Kersey

Senior Recruitment Consultant
0203 865 2113

Exclusive: This is a standout opportunity to for an Employment Partner to join a high calibre City of London practice. You will be part of an award winning practice, which houses Chambers ranked Lawyers and is Legal 500 listed across most of their practice areas. You will have exposure to a brilliant client pool as well as working on the most diverse work!

The Firm

This highly recommended Top 100 firms in the UK, are about to move into the Top 50 after 30 years of trading. This firm currently has 3 offices, notably in Manchester and London and often act on the largest matters outside of Magic circle firms. With recent national awards, this firm is having real success at the moment. London is one of their most recent developments and already stands at over 18 partners. This firm has over 80 partners nationwide. With both domestic and cross-border matters being represented across both Business and private individuals, this firm has offered real clarity to their clients.

London is seen as the project for next 5 years. They are largely becoming one of the heaviest hitting practices in the city. With key hires across, Real Estate, Corporate, Banking and IP from Top 20 and Top 50 practices. If you are looking for an opportunity to work within a growing, innovative practice, this is a key moment to move.

This firm is represented in the Legal 500 on over 13 practice areas. Notably, they provide recommended service across Sport, TMT, Real Estate, Commercial, Private Client and Corporate.

The Role

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

The department is ranked highly in the legal 500 and the team is one of the largest nationally. The team is dynamic and punches well above their weight. You work with the other partners to drive the department forwards. They support their clients out of their national and international offices.

The firm's highly rated employment team handles a wide range of excellent quality contentious and non-contentious work including 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 we are working to strengthen our 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 Lawyer 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 tier practice in their City of London office, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give Joseph a call for a confidential conversation or email at Joseph@JMC-Legal.com