A prestigious City law firm with a well regarded Employment team.
The team now wishes to recruit an employment solicitor with 1-6pqe to join its collegial and friendly team.
The work will include employment advisory work and employment litigation, as well as transactional support to the Corporate and M&A Group.
Currently advisory work (including contract work, restructuring disciplinaries and grievances, terminations etc) represents approximately 50% of the group's work; transactional support work is currently about 35% of the practice, and employment litigation represents approximately 15% of the work.
Occasionally they represent senior executives; however, this is a very small part of what they do.
The successful candidate will provide employment advice to a range of clients, as well as to colleagues seeking advice from various practice areas within the firm.
The candidate will have good experience of:
Advising employer clients on a range of HR issues, in both contentious and non-contentious settings;
Drafting and negotiating bespoke contracts; and
Winning the confidence of clients by delivering quality legal advice in a commercial way.
With 1-6pqe you will have gained experience within a Magic Circle, Silver Circle, US firm or an employment practice ranked tier 1 or 2 in The Legal 500;
You will also be articulate and confident to deliver at the highest standard within a team of highly competent solicitors, be willing to take on responsibility and possess excellent interpersonal skills at all levels.
Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.