Employment Associate - NQ+, Reading
New! - our client is a leading Legal 100 firm with an enviable reputation for all employment related matters. Due to growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Employment Associate [NQ+] to join their team based in Reading and assist on a diverse caseload of contentious and non-contentious matters. The suitable individual can expect fast-track career development with excellent progression prospects. The firm are recognised for its friendly and collegiate culture with a "door-open" policy for mentoring and supervision, which frequently results in high employee-engagement scores.
Due to the calibre of their employment team, and firm generally, the team frequently attract blue-chip companies, senior executives and other high-profile HNW individuals as clients. The ideal individual will have trained with a regional or city firm and have has some exposure to business development activity.
The teams Chambers-rated employment services include advising on: employment contracts and policies, performance and absence management, disciplinary and grievance procedures and managing restructuring, redundancies and executive severance as well as ad-hoc, day to day support to employers. The team also advise on all aspects of disputes and discrimination issues, regularly dealing with Employment Tribunal and High Court litigation.
You can expect to advise on domestic and international employment work, whilst dealing with multi-national corporations. You will be equally at ease in advising fast-growth tech and life sciences businesses, not-for-profit organisations (including charities) and entrepreneurs. You will have the ability to apply your knowledge and skills flexibly within a range of contexts to help clients achieve their strategic objectives.
The firm are proud of their collegiate culture and look to exceed their clients expectations on every instruction. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team with an active social committee and regular opportunities to network with the wider firm. This is an opportunity to join a highly respected employment practice with genuine opportunity to progress your career.
An attractive financial package is on offer + excellent benefits.
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