Ranked as a Top 20 Global law firm, the practice operates in over 30 countries worldwide with now over 50 offices. They employ over 3000 lawyers and are ranked top tier across an ever-increasing number of sectors. Despite their sheer size, they have a culture which stands them apart from other players; they have a flexible working policy firm wide. The staff enjoys working in a friendly, supportive, and progressive environment where progression from within is promoted.
They invest heavily in their workforce, now is a very exciting time to join the Reading office, with them posting record breaking increase in profits, continued growth and several new large clients wins in recent months.
Despite it being a cliché that is often heard, this firm does put client service at the heart of what they do which has allowed them to continue to bolster their client base adding to their client base of the most well-known brands and FTSE 100 companies.
The practice has a reputation for developing and nurturing legal talent, this is well demonstrated by the number of home-grown Partners. The firm has an excellent internal training and development scheme which is forever evolving.
The firm are seeking to hire an Employment Lawyer into their thriving Reading branch.
The employment department is highly successful, supportive and is growing. You will work alongside major commercial clients and household names. You will work alongside highly successful well-respected Partners; you will get high levels of exposure and client contact which will put you ahead of your years of PQE.
You caseload will be varied which will make for an interesting role, you will deal with; day-to-day employment queries, such as disciplinary and grievance matters, maternity/family leave issues and working time questions, more strategic projects such as compliance with new legal requirements, senior executive issues, including negotiating appointments and exits, collective matters such as restructuring, redundancies, integration and TUPE, industrial relations and trade union matters, employment tribunal, civil court and appeal litigation.
- You will be an Employment Lawyer with between 2-6 years PQE
- You will have dealt with good quality employment work
- First class interpersonal and communication skills are essential
- Salary is very competitive and dependent on your background, plus an industry leading benefits package
This is an excellent opportunity for an Employment Lawyer to join a leading department for a Top 50 firm based in Reading, Berkshire
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