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Employment Solicitor - 12m FTC

Taylor Root
England, London, City of London
£145000 - £170000 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment, General Employment
4-6 Years, 7+ Years

Job Details

Our client, an esteemed international law firm, is looking for a talented individual to join their London Employment Team on a 12-month fixed-term contract basis. If you have a solid background in handling both contentious and non-contentious employment matters, this role is perfect for you.

Our client is a highly-regarded global law firm with offices in key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Renowned for their expertise and excellence, they are ranked among the top in various legal directories. The firm is well-known for its high-stakes litigation and complex transactions, particularly within the global financial services industry. They offer a collegial, collaborative, and diverse environment where motivated individuals can thrive and achieve their greatest potential.

Role Overview:

The team is consistently ranked as one of the leading employment teams in the UK, advising primarily on behalf of employers. Key responsibilities include:

  • Recruitment and termination of executives
  • Restructuring programmes
  • Business transfers and outsourcings
  • Tribunal and High Court litigation
  • Day-to-day advice and counselling
  • International projects
  • Corporate transactions
  • Team moves


  • Qualified Solicitor (England & Wales) with 5+ years PQE
  • Strong ability to manage and lead matters with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to developing the employment team both nationally and internationally
  • Excellent knowledge of handling and resolving technical legal issues
  • Ability to represent the firm at business development events
  • Efficient team player with strong organisational skills

Desirable Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • Hardworking and dedicated
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Apply Now:

This is an outstanding opportunity to advance your career with a leading international law firm. Our client offers a competitive salary above market rate, along with a fantastic benefits package. If you are ready to take the next step in your career, apply now to join our client's exceptional team.

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Established in the 1980s, Taylor Root is now widely recognised as being one of the world’s leading legal recruiters. Operating out of offices in the UK, Dubai, Asia and Australia, we are ideally placed to assist law firms, banks and companies with their legal recruitment on an international basis. Taylor Root has a strong track record in the recruitment of: Heads of legal and legal advisers; Law firm associates and partners; Contract/locum lawyers; Paralegals; Company secretaries and Compliance professionals.

We regularly recruit for positions in all of the following regions: Western and Eastern Europe; The Middle East; Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, mainland China and Bangkok; Australia and New Zealand, across The Caribbean and Offshore locations. .

In areas such as Project Finance, Derivatives or Capital Markets, where an international search is appropriate, our offices aim to provide truly global coverage and deliver a comprehensive candidate shortlist.

Through hard work, a professional and ethical approach, and not being afraid to be objective, Taylor Root continues to foster excellent, long-term candidate and client relationships throughout all of its offices.

Taylor Root is a member of The SR Group. The SR Group is a specialist recruitment consultancy dedicated to raising standards in the business environments that we serve. The sectors we cover include tax, legal, human resources, marketing, professional support and executive search, dealing with a substantial number of the world's leading professional partnerships, multi-national corporations and international banking groups as well as small to medium sized developing organisations.

For more information please contact your nearest office:

5 Fleet Place


T: +44 (0)20 7415 2828

Suite 614, Liberty House
P.O. Box 506739
Dubai, UAE
T: +9714 448 7770

1918 Hutchison House
10 Harcourt Road Central
Hong Kong
T: +852 2973 6333

Level 15, Prudential Tower
30 Cecil Street
Singapore 049712

T: +65 6420 0500

Level 12, 25 Bligh Street
Sydney NSW 2000
T: +61 (0)2 9236 9000

Level 4
520 Collins Street
Victoria, 3000
T: +61 (0)3 8610 8400

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