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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Employment Senior Associate - 12 Months FTC

England, UK
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Company: JMC LEGAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Employment Mid/Senior Associate (4 years PQE+) FTC (12months) : You will have the opportunity to develop close client relationships and undertake a major role in client work. You will be given all the responsibility with a supportive and stretching environment that will allow you to further your career. This Top 20 firm has an incredible internal promotion history and many of the Partners have come from internal growth within a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked department.

The Employment department works with the largest global financial institutions, FTSE 100 companies and the major UK and International Businesses.

The Firm

Although this firm is one of the leading International and UK firms, they have never lost their culture and have received many Employers, Developing and Investing accolades, notably being named in Top Employer for Women awards a record-breaking number of times. Recognised as a Top 20 law firm in the UK the firm's clients have been with them for over 20 years, with some clients being with the practice for over 150 years. They range from Start-Ups to more than 40% of the FTSE 100 companies.

With over 10 offices around the world, they have helped clients in half of all countries in the last few years. This adaptable, innovative firm are proven specialist in over 50 practice areas and are often a big name mentioned in most Legal 500 and Chambers practice areas. Notable large areas of practice around the world are Financial Services & Funds, Real Estate, Energy, Transport, Corporate, Banking and Consumer Brands. This firm has grown with a mixture of organic and through amalgamation over 200 years. Often seen on the frontier of Legal expansion, this Legal Technology hub is known for its business innovation, they will benefit your experience working with the largest blue-chip companies. With one of the largest In-house lawyer teams, you will be exposed to both Domestic and International Secondments.

This firm has attracted key hires and individuals from across the country and this has been largely down to the genuine opportunity to progress. Further to this, unlike most large practices, they have comparatively smaller targets resulting in a firm with a high retention rate.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an Employment Mid/Senior Associate (4 years PQE+) FTC to join this Top 35 law firms City of London office.

The Employment, Incentives and Immigration team sits well within the Corporate & Commercial department, with the team spread across the UK and the globe. You will work with a vast client base which includes global financial institutions, FTSE 100 companies and the major UK and International Businesses.

You will be involved in the full range of Employment Law and HR support work, Contentious and Non-Contentious, (experience in either will be considered), for a wide range of clients across all business sectors. You can expect to work on a wide range of areas including but not limited to recruitment, service agreements, executive terminations, unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE and outsourcing, redundancy and change management, restrictive covenants and complex grievance complaints and investigations.

You will have the opportunity to develop close client relationships and undertake a major role in client work. You will be given all the responsibility with a supportive and stretching environment that will allow you to further your career. This firm has an incredible internal promotion history and many of the Partners have come from internal growth within a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked department.

The Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Associatewith at least 4 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE and more senior candidates will be taken into account for a senior position)
  • You will be currently working within a City or International practice.
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills.
  • Worked in a respectable Employment group.
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities
  • You will receive a competitive salary and along with an excellent remuneration package in this Top City firm.

This is a stand out position for an Employment Mid/Senior Associate (4 years PQE+) FTC to join this Top 35 practice in their City of London Headquartered office.

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