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Employment Partner

BBBH15508
£70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey London Guildford

Managing this Role

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This law firm are a national practice and are well regarded in the Top 200 as one of the heaviest hitting firms nationally. They are looking to recruit an Employment Partner to join their flourishing, growing office based in Guildford.


They have relationships with some of London's most high-end estate agents, HNW individuals, SME to national companies. They punch well above their weight regarding work, demonstrated by their ability to secure huge work contracts against much larger firms. They have a friendly, dynamic and progressive culture. There is a family feel running throughout the firm and now is an exciting time as they continue to grow.


This firm do punch above their weight and recently dealt with a class action which attracted media attention. You will find a culture where legal talent is nurtured and developed.
On the back of repeated success, they have opened equity in the firm and have recently attracted heavy hitting talent. It really is an exciting time to be joining, with new work contracts secured, heavy hitting solicitors bringing work across, and the opportunity to move up to Partnership.


The Role


The firm are looking to recruit an Employment Partner to join their growing practice based in Guildford, Surrey.


You will lead the employment department; you will work with the firms other Partners to drive the department forwards. You will trade under a trusted name that has deep roots in the local community. You will have the autonomy to make the role your own.


This roles comes with excellent prospects and would be a perfect steppingstone for a candidate perhaps working in a top-heavy top seeking a route for career progression / partnership.

Your caseload will be varied which will make for an interesting role, you will deal with; day-to-day employment queries, such as disciplinary and grievance matters, maternity/family leave issues and working time questions, more strategic projects such as compliance with new legal requirements, senior executive issues, including negotiating appointments and exits, collective matters such as restructuring, redundancies, integration and TUPE, industrial relations and trade union matters, employment tribunal, civil court and appeal litigation.

You will deal with a broad caseload, the variety of which will make for an interesting role

Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will have good business development experience and will be commercially minded
  • You should have a strong billing track record, and you will be well connected in the area.
  • A strong technical knowledge is essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your background.


This is an exciting opportunity for an Employment Partner based in Guildford, Surrey.


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