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Senior Employment Associate - Hertfordshire (Hybrid) / Chambers-Rated

Stonor Legal
£65,000 - £75,000 + Excellent Benefits + Hybrid Flexibility
Closing date
13 May 2024

Job Details

New! - our client is a Chambers-ranked firm with an enviable reputation for all employment related matters. Due to growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Employment Associate [5 PQE+] to join their team and take responsibility for a diverse caseload of contentious and non-contentious matters. Experience in managing and mentoring is preferable.

The employment practice is looking for a Senior Associate with  5+ years’ post qualification experience, to join the team and this role will encompass predominantly private sector employer work for a wide range of businesses but will also involve work for (in the main senior level) employees. Employment legal knowledge is essential, as is an understanding of the various IT platforms used to assist in litigation, case management and marketing. Applicants should be confident and enthusiastic individuals who are committed to providing an efficient and high-quality service for clients. 

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 gained solid commercial acumen. You will be able to exhibit a consistent, and successful, track record in business development.

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.

The firm’s top-ranked employment team handles a wide range of quality contentious and non-contentious work including employee relations advisory work, disputes in the tribunal and courts, drafting employment documentation, corporate transactions and commercial outsourcing TUPE work. 

We provide legal advice and solutions to business owners, FTSE 350 companies, public and private sector organisations, charities and high-net worth individuals.
We organise our legal services by expertise; Commercial Property, Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Employment, Residential Conveyancing, Family and Private Client. Clients may well be supported through their business and private life experiences by a number of our practice areas with many clients engaging our services for many years.

Our reputable success is attributed to the calibre of our people. In the same way that we are committed to provide exceptional quality legal services to our clients, we are committed to fostering an engaging and supportive environment in which to work and develop a rewarding career. We are very proud of our exceptionally high staff retention rate and an average length of service unrivalled within our region.

The employment team also works closely with the immigration team, advising employers and individuals in relation to immigration matters.  The team’s workload is increasingly top end, complex, premium work and accordingly we are working to strengthen our capacity.

Experience of at least one of the following is preferred:

  • Advising on TUPE issues and drafting complex TUPE provisions;
  • Employment agencies, employment businesses and agency worker matters;
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Discrimination Issues
  • Restrictive Covenants + Confidentiality

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 + career progression.

To apply, please submit your CV via the link below.

Alternatively, for further information, contact:


Stonor Legal are No.1 for legal recruitment across Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley.   
We offer a highly consultative, pro-active service pioneered following successful careers in the law and legal search industry.


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01844 355 794

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