This role will place you at the forefront of a Top Tier Employment practice, known as the national leaders in the sector. The department is the most highly awarded in the whole of Europe; this has been the case 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.
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.
This Top 100 firm are incredibly entrepreneurial, innovative, and a market leading international practice. They now have a headcount of over 400 Lawyers with offices nationally and internationally.
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.
The firm is seeking to hire a new Employment Lawyer due to a surge of new work and recent continued large client wins; you will be based at the Oxford office.
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 a first-rate' and a 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 understand 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 - 2 years PQE
- This role comes with excellent prospects for progression
- You should have dealt with an excellent quality of employment work, from a tier legal 500 firm
- 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 the heart of Oxford.
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