We are looking to recruit an employment lawyer with good quality experience from a leading law firm.
You should be a strong team player with excellent technical ability and commercial skills. You should also be able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively, as the successful candidate will undertake work in all areas of our busy employment practice.
Ranked in top tier by both Chambers and the Legal 500, Burges Salmon's employment team comprises four partners and 20 lawyers. Our team is “staffed with excellent lawyers who offer extremely commercial advice in a very user-friendly manner" and is “adept at advising on domestic and cross-border issues” (Chambers).
The team has experience in a variety of sectors, including financial services, energy, transport, the public sector and defence. We have broad expertise derived from acting on many high-profile employment projects and cases, including cross-border and international work in conjunction with our established network of preferred firms.
Our practice is renowned for “displaying consummate knowledge and pragmatism, combining an overall excellent level of service with strength in depth.” (Legal 500).
We provide advice to a wide range of both private and public sector clients on all aspects of employment law, including strategic employment law, major HR projects such as outsourcing and restructuring, employment law compliance (eg gender pay gap reporting and GDPR), executive severance, trade union and collective issues, employment contracts and policies, day to day advice, training on HR issues and business immigration.
We also advise on the full range of employment tribunal and High Court litigation, including team moves and enforcing restrictive covenants.
Clients include Thomson Reuters, John Lewis, Babcock International Group, BAE Systems, Bank of Ireland, FirstGroup, Ofgem, University of Bristol, Wessex Water and Reiss.
Burges Salmon is an Equal Opportunities employer.
No agencies please.