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Employment Associate

£80000 - £95000 per annum excellent benefits
London City London

Managing this Role


Marcus Chu

Recruitment Consultant - City of London
0203 865 2113

Employment Associate: This industry-leading practice offers an Employment Associate cutting edge resources and access to working with some of the most prestigious FTSE Blue Chip Organisations on a global scale.

The Firm

Considered amongst one of the world's elite, professional services law firm, operating from over 25 international offices across Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific & America's. This Top 20 firm has a solid global footprint. It has been mentioned law firm of the year, recognised for their unparalleled expertise within Employment, Energy, Financial Services, Corporate, TMT, and Real Estate.

The firm adopts a contemporary approach and listed as the most innovative law firm by the Financial Times. The firm offers an opportunity for forward-thinking, like-minded individuals to work amongst an outstanding team in a collaborative, supportive environment.

The firm has excellent international credentials, partnering with a broad global client base, you will have direct exposure to an abundance of diverse yet challenging work. In recent years, the firm has achieved more tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 UK guide than any other firm. Competitive associate benefits, with opportunities for international secondments, this firm can offer you the right platforms to drive your career forward.

The Role

An exciting opportunity for an Employment Associate (2-5 PQE) to join this Top 20 international practice in their headquartered City of London office.

The Employment group is recognised as one of the best in the country. The department comprises of 90 highly specialised employment lawyers equipped with cutting edge resources to tackle complex projects, executive level employment law issues such as senior level recruitment & termination, executive compensation arrangements, team moves and restrictive covenants. The team regularly advises across the financial services sector on a variety of these issues against the backdrop of a wider FCA regulatory regime.

You will work on both Domestic and International matters with the International teams based across 5 continents. The team acts for a large number of FTSE blue chip organisations.

  • You will be dealing with strategic employment law advice, complex employment tribunal claims, cross-border issues, restructuring & Redundancy, Complex Grievances at a Senior level including discrimination and whistle blowing and Senior Executive/board room issues. The role will also involve high value and high court litigation.
  • You will be working on both domestic and international matters, helping the growing global team.

The Requirements

  • You will have significant employment law experience working in a City / International Private practice/ Institution
  • You will have strong communication skills
  • It would be advantageous if you have experience working with clients in the Financial or Tech or Infrastructure or other regulator services
  • You will be commercially aware and enthusiastic towards Business development.

The Salary

  • You will receive a more than competitive salary and remunerations package in this International practice

The City of London team is central to the Employment & Reward Team's strategy and growth plans so this is an excellent opportunity for an Employment Associate who is looking for a platform for future career progression.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.