Employment Associate – (2+ PQE) 12m FTC

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
    Fixed Term Contract, Interim
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Industry
    Law firm
  • Expiry Date

We are seeking a highly skilled Employment Associate with at least 2 years of post-qualification experience (PQE) to join our client on a 12-month fixed-term contract (FTC) to cover a period of maternity leave. The role will focus on all aspects of employment law, with an emphasis on providing legal advice to employers. We are looking for a proactive associate who can quickly build confidence with clients, both internal and external, to deliver commercially astute and legally accurate advice. Every day in this role is varied, with a mix of quick turnaround advisory work and larger long-term projects and litigation.

As an Employment Associate, your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising on all aspects of employment law, with a focus on the employer side of the practice
  • Working on a mixed caseload for both employers and senior executives on contentious, non-contentious and transactional work
  • Working across a range of sectors, including private, public and third sector clients
  • Managing your own caseload with appropriate supervision
  • Delivering high-quality and timely legal services

Our client is a leading international law firm with an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality legal services. They consistently rank as one of the top law firms for employment law in London and advise a broad range of clients including employers, senior executives, and high-net-worth individuals.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a genuine passion for employment law. You should also have experience in advising clients on a range of employment law matters, and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Our client offers a supportive and friendly working culture with a range of benefits including flexible working arrangements, generous holiday entitlements, and ongoing training and development opportunities. They are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

If you are an experienced Employment Solicitor looking for an exciting new opportunity, please submit your application today, and we will be in touch to discuss your suitability for the role.

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