Employment Associate

England, Bristol
£70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
23 Jun 2021
21 Jul 2021
Carl Pace
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment, General Employment

Working with some of the largest organisations both in the UK and globally, as an Associate, you'll take pride in the work you do, with your guidance having lasting implications in numerous sectors.

Output City-grade work, within a Top 50 firm that focuses on progression, culture and life balance.

The Firm

Top 50, with an abundance of Legal 500 ranked teams and colleagues across all notions of Commercial law, the firm's gravity perpetuates not only regionally but within the national market in terms of quality, service and legal expertise.

They were consistently hallmarked as "UK Law Firm of the Year" whilst being the leading Commercial firm outside of the City. Their longstanding excellence has been awarded nationally by Chambers UK (70% of Partners are specifically Chambers ranked) The Legal 500 and Legal Cheek to name a few.

The firm receives numerous accolades and leads by example regarding culture, empowerment, progression and diversity.

Being a firm believer of "actions speak louder than words", staff thrive in an open, communal, and collaborative environment underpinned by people-first mindset. This is put into practice via continued and structured personal and career development, speaking for itself given nearly half of all existing Partners trained at the firm.

Working in the Bristol office or from home if preferred, your influence upon the team will be immediate. Day-to-day, you'll take advantage of a balanced team structure, approachable leadership and paralegal support, along with the use of technologies ensuring your time is used efficiently.

The Role

4+ PQE Employment Associate to join Band 1, T1 team within Bristol Top 50 firm

Within the award-winning team, you will focus on high-profile cases set both in the UK and overseas, supporting both advisory and contentious areas.

Working with FTSE 250 and international organisations in Finance, Retail, Real Estate and Tech, to name a few, you'll provide strategic advice, take part in significant projects whilst acting for matters at tribunal and High Court. You will engage with colleagues from other areas of the firm, particularly corporate, as a result of the work they do.

As an Associate, you will mentor juniors with your high technical expertise, whilst also being influencial in the future direction of the team.

Being a strategic hire due to investment into the unit, you will be encouraged to expand your remit in the team from the onset, working toward being a Senior Associate and Partner level colleague.

The team's output in terms of quality and involvement is unmatched in Bristol, with the team competing with the City, whilst not restricting the lifestyle of those in the group.

The Requirements

  • 4+ PQE within Employment law
  • Prior tenure at Top 200 firm, leading boutique or regionally heavyweight
  • Willingness to develop and progress up the career ladder.
  • Engagement with present and future clients with the ability to manage, exceed and anticipate evolving needs and expectations.

In joining the team, you can expect swift progression, market-leading reward and working on some of the more exciting and prestigious work in the industry.

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