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Employment Associate - 4-6 PQE

BCL Private Practice
£120000 - £130000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
4-6 Years

Job Details

Employment Associate | 4-6 PQE
Top 10 international firm| London office | £120,000 - £130,000

The firm / team:
· Successful candidates can look forward to joining a leading, international, top tier Legal 500-ranked Employment team, looking to strengthen their Employment offering with the addition of a talented mid-level Employment Associate.
· They are considered to be amongst the leading firms in the world for Employment law, ranked in the top tiers of the Legal 500 for their Employment law in London.
· You will be joining a diverse and specialised team, working across various domestic and international jurisdictions, and various areas of employment law, covering predominantly respondent work, with an advisory and contentious focus.
· You will be working in a client base consisting mainly of heavyweight financial institutions, global consumer brands, and other international corporates.
· 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, including:
· Cross border project work, and a limited amount of corporate support work.
· Advising HR, Counsel, Directors and various senior personnel on issues concerning Employment matters.
· TUPE, redundancies, unfair dismissals.
· Drafting, and reviewing HR policies, and employment contracts.
· Negotiating service agreements, high profile exits, and the movement of teams across businesses.
· Handling litigation matters in the High Court, Appellate courts, and Employment Tribunal.
About you:
· Applications are sought from experienced Associates with at least four years' post qualification experience, gained in England & Wales or a similar, leading common law jurisdiction.
· You will possess strong academics, and a confident understanding of employment law, ideally from a Top 20/Legal 500 background.
· Candidates should have strong organisation skills and a keen interest in joining one of the world's largest law firms.
· Salary package of £120,000 - £130,000
· 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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