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Employment Senior Associate

BBBH36797
£80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Manchester Manchester

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Callum Carter

Senior Headhunter - North West
0203 865 2113

Join a prestigious international, Top 20 law firm that has set themselves apart from the competition, this is well demonstrated by the innovative, cutting edge and forward-thinking way in which they deliver legal service and they continue to receive an abundance of industry and employer awards every year.

The Firm:

With offices throughout every major UK City, and internationally, the firm is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms. They have been repeatedly recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and the sector knowledge that they possess. This Top 20 law firm boasts homegrown partners and have established stellar individual reputations that give them and the firm real gravitas.

The firm has made significant investment throughout 2021, with the Manchester office being a key area of focus for the firm. This is evidenced by the investment they have made into the latest technology, continuously improving the office space, and the number of strategic heavyweight hires made in the last 12 months alone.

The client base reflects the firm's calibre, reputation, and expert knowledge. You will be representing international clients, household FTSE 250 names, and public sector bodies, making for a challenging, yet interesting and rewarding caseload.

The Role:

This is a stand-out opportunity for a Senior Employment Associate to join this highly regarded, Top 20 firm, based in Manchester City Centre.

The team handles a broad range of contentious & non-contentious work on behalf of employers. You will deal with a wide range of different industry sectors, as well as a wide range of company sizes, this variety will make for an interesting and diverse caseload.

You will handle a varied caseload of High Court Litigation, restrictive covenant disputes, Breach of Contract, and discrimination. On the non-contentious side, the work you undertake will include large scale redundancies, TUPE, employment contracts, and advising on Employment Law changes. You will benefit from a steady stream of work, most of which is referred from the firm's busy corporate department.

You will find that this opportunity comes with a high level of career investment and progression. You will find that many of their lawyers have taken advantage of the firm's global reach.

Requirements:

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least five years' experience
  • You will have a strong background in both contentious & non-contentious Employment Law on behalf of employers
  • Be a keen business developer and have the ability to generate new business whilst nurturing and building existing client relationships
  • Able to work as part of a team and mentor junior team members

This is a rare opportunity to join a respected, Tier 1 Employment Team at one of the UK's leading law firms, based in Manchester City Centre. You will receive a highly competitive salary, in addition to a market-leading benefits package and bonus, and a clear route to Partnership.