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Employment Partner

BBBH23828
£80000 - £130000 per annum

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This entrepreneurial firm have a level of technical know-how and commercial astuteness that stands them part from a conventional law firm. This is an opportunity to work alongside industry leaders at an award-winning heavyweight firm.

The Firm

The firm are highly regarded in the Legal 500 with a large proportion of their practice's areas being top tiered, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. The practice now stands at over 150 employees after a number of strategic, heavyweight hires, which gives you a flavour of their success.

They have an impressive and diverse client base, advising some of the UK's largest organisations as well as owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs and public sector organisations.

The firm prides itself on its partner-led approach and high-calibre lawyers and they believe in stability and continuity which is the foundation on how they build relationships with their clients. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often act as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm invest in its people through ongoing training and development. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.

The firm have a lovely culture and get involved with a variety of charitable activities both inside and outside of work. They are well known in the local community and have a number of local causes they support, encouraging everyone to get involved in.

The Role

The firm are looking for an Employment Partner to join their Leeds office in the heart of the city.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the employment department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

You will work on a varied and interesting caseload covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, including contract and policy drafting, discrimination issues, managing discipline and performance, and redundancy, restructuring and tribunal work.

You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

You will find real variety to the work that you do, this will make for an interesting role. You will deal with clients of all sizes, ranging from OMB, SME to National clients.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.

Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Lawyer with at least 10 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts would be highly advantageous
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Employment Partner role in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.