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Employment Associate

BCL Private Practice
England, London
£80000 - £90000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years

Job Details

Employment Associate | 1-2 PQE

Legal 500 Employment boutique | London office | £80,000 - £90,000

The firm / team:

  • Successful candidates can look forward to joining one of the most specialised Employment departments in the UK, looking to strengthen their Employment offering with the addition of a junior Associate.
  • They are considered to be arguably the leading boutique law firm in the UK for Employment law, ranked in the top tiers of the Legal 500 for their Employment (Employer) law offering.
  • You will be joining a large and specialised team, working across various jurisdictions, and various areas of employment law, covering predominantly respondent work.
  • This is a hardworking firm, offering a market-leading salary with a reasonable chargeable hours contribution.

The role:

  • As an Employment Associate within the team, you can expect to undertake a broad range of work with a supportive collegiate department.
  • The firm are looking for someone capable of developing into a trusted advisor to their biggest clients.
  • The work involved will include advising on both advisory and contentious matters, such as contracts, TUPE, and redundancies, as well as tribunals, workplace investigations, and high court litigation.

About you:

  • Applications are sought from experienced Associates with at least one years' post qualification experience, gained in England & Wales or a similar, leading common law jurisdiction, however exceptional NQs will also be considered.
  • You will possess strong academics, and a confident understanding of employment law, ideally from a Top 30/Legal 500 background.
  • Candidates should have strong organisation skills and a keen interest in joining one of the UK's leading Employment law firms.


  • Salary package of £80,000 - £90,000
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Bonus scheme.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • Cycle to work scheme.

To apply for the job of Employment Associate, or for more information please feel free to reach out to Andre Kacperski at BCL Legal.


About BCL Legal Private Practice

Founded in 2003, BCL Legal Recruitment has grown to become the UK's most established specialist legal recruitment agency. Our dedicated consultant team also now cover the Scotland and Ireland market.

  • We are 100% focussed on finding the best lawyers on the market for law firms across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
  • Professional and caring consultants who look to build long term relationships with both clients and candidate lawyers.
  • True experts in our field, with over 8,000 lawyers placed across the UK since 2003.
  • Each consultant focuses on a particular location, which allows us to truly get to know the lawyers, legal teams and firms that we assist in great detail.

To discuss your career in more detail and to find out about the positions we’re working on, please contact us for a confidential chat.

Offices in Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

Company info
Lancaster Buildings
3rd Floor, 77 Deansgate
Greater Manchester
M3 2BW

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