Employment Associate

Oxfordshire, England, Oxford / England, Oxfordshire / England
£45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
22 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Danny Wiseman
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

The department is the most highly awarded in the whole of Europe. The success has continued for nearly a decade. A true sign of excellence, you will deal with a truly exciting and varied caseload, working side on side with industry leaders, you will receive a level of exposure to both work and clients which we feel is unrivalled.

The Firm

This Top 100 firm are incredibly entrepreneurial, innovative, and market-leading international practice. They now have a headcount of over 400 Lawyers with offices nationally and internationally. Despite them being based in the City, they are much more similar in culture to that of a West End practice. The practice is top tier across several areas and has recently won several industry awards.

You will find the firm has a truly global reach; they understand that the success of the firm is underpinned by their Lawyers. They have an open-door policy and seat Partners next to junior Lawyers, you will work on quality work from day one, the firm has invested a great deal of time and money to ensure they have a system of allowing Lawyers of all levels to get a level of training that in the industry, it is few and far between. Expect to find a culture which is friendly, supportive, dynamic and encourages agile working. They have an adult and professional culture; without the gripes, you would normally associate with the larger "commercial machine" city firms.

Compared to most other firms, they have an ever-growing number of homegrown Partners, this is a true sign of how they develop, invest and nurture their legal talent.

The Role

The Employment department is a top tier department and is the firms largest and key focus practice area. Not only do they have one of the UK's largest and most prestigious employment law practices, but they also have a truly global reach and have strong connections with companies in the Asia Pacific, Europe and the US. They are an absolutely first-rate' and market-leading team that excels in high-value High Court litigation and other contentious matters, including boardroom, data protection, gender pay gap reporting and immigration issues; clients consider it 'one of the few firms that really understands European labour law.
Going far beyond just legal advice, they also support clients with a range of innovative, value-adding services including consultancy, training and flexible legal resourcing to provide senior lawyers in-house to organisations.

You will deal with a mix of claimant and respondent work; the role will be broad and varied making for a more interesting role but will have a focus towards High Court Litigation cases. You will deal with some of the highest value and complex, landmark cases. Often their cases making both the national and international press.


  • You will be an Employment Lawyer with between NQ - 3 years PQE
  • This role comes with excellent prospects for progression
  • You will have a meticulous eye for detail
  • First-class communication skills are essential
  • Salary is above market rate, and dependent on your background, plus an industry-leading benefits package

This is an outstanding opportunity to take your career to the next level, within this top tier, internationally renowned Employment department, based in their Oxford office.

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

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