Employment Senior Associate / Partner

London, West End, England / London, England / England, City of London, London
£80000 - £120000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
21 Aug 2019
18 Sep 2019
Sean Nicholson
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

This firm works with the largest number of A star actors, musicians and TV personalities in the country, they are known for working with every major Global music artist both Nationally and Internationally.

Their client base is truly outstanding; you would be hard pushed to find a major name in the music industry who is not on their client list. They have made their name in representing individuals across all areas of law.

Typically, when an artist is at the stage of being offered record contracts, this firm will negotiate and advise the artist as to the deal which would give them the best career longevity. Just recently some of their deals have made the International press.

The practice is highly ranked in the legal 500, and a growing number of their Lawyers are ranked as leaders in the field.

They are a multi-service firm which deals with a wide variety of deals, even on the individuals side their wealth management team deals with highly complicated asset structures. They have growing video games and IP practice which has them working with some of the most exciting projects.

They have a truly entrepreneurial culture which stands them head and shoulders apart from the crowd. They are known for developing and nurturing legal talent with most of their Partners being home grown, their average length of staff service is 12 years which speaks volumes.

Just recently the firm dealt with a video game sale to one of the World's largest companies; this deal was worth over 2billion USD.

I feel this firm are one of the most exciting employers we work within the market, culturally and work wise.

The role

The firm is seeking to hire an Employment Lawyer into their flourishing office based in the heart of London's West End.

You will join a growing Gaming / Computer Games team who has a truly high level of expertise. The client base will include; Owner-managed businesses, celebrities, individual athletes, sports clubs, Technology companies, and large PLC's.

This department is known mainly on the individuals side, the work will focus almost exclusively in the media sector. You will have the autonomy to shape your caseload, a key focus for the firm is to continue to grow their Employment department. You will be at the forefront of this department and will deal with a broad range of work, this will include; Contract advice, Settlement agreements, Contract negotiation, Contentious matters including tribunals and many other matters.

This role would particularly suit someone looking for a route to Partnership who may be in a top-heavy team, or a Partner seeking a lateral move with better earning potential working as Partner of an entrepreneurial Partnership.


  • You will be an Employment Lawyer with at least seven years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will have a good technical knowledge
  • Experience of acting in the media sector would prove to be of a big advantage, but is not essential for the right candidate
  • You should be experienced in dealing with HNW individuals
  • You will be a commercially minded individual
  • Being able to deliver the highest level of client service is essential
  • Salary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, you will also receive a lucrative bonus structure and benefits package

This is an exceptional Education Lawyer role based with one of London's most well-known, Legal 500 practices, based in the heart of the West End.

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

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