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Employment Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Bristol
£75000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Employment Associate 3-5 years PQE l Top 50 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

Over the past 25 years, this firm has evolved into a global powerhouse, solidifying its position as a top-flight commercial law firm. Renowned for its involvement in billion-dollar deals and handling high-profile cases for the world's most influential corporations and financial institutions, the firm boasts a global presence with 50+ offices spanning Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa.

The driving force behind this firm is quality, and the senior partnership continues to make significant investments in training, infrastructure and resources to ensure that they have the best lawyers representing clients.

They have an impressive client roster that features heavily in the FTSE 100, US Fortune 100 and FTSE mid-250. They act for some of the world's largest corporations and have panel membership on a range of major banks and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions to the most complex and high-profile legal problems.

For those looking to ascend to the top of the legal profession, this firm has the strength and depth to take you there.

The role:

Rare opportunity for an ambitious Employment Associate 3-5 years PQE who is looking to join a team with a global outlook, to be based in their Bristol office.

This role would suit someone who has an appetite for complex and challenging work, with the chance to get involved with cross-jurisdictional employment matters that often have an international angle.

You will have access to contentious and non-contentious employment matters, mostly for employers and on the respondent side. This will include TUPE matters, employment contracts, advisory work, dismissals, terminations, discrimination, tribunal representation, redundancies and corporate restructuring.

There's a lot of really exciting work in the pipeline and this is a dedicated team that is genuinely enthusiastic about delivering for their clients, making it an energising environment to work in.

Working with a senior Partner as well as those based in other offices, they are looking for someone who enjoys collaborating and with the capability to work in an agile manner.

The ideal candidate:

  • Employment Associate 3-5 years PQEwith training and experience in a leading employment department
  • Ability to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Strong appetite for professional growth and motivation to consistently deliver your best

The ideal candidate:

  • Salary is above market rate, and dependent on your background, plus an industry-leading benefits package
  • Access to the very best employment work available
  • Outstanding working environment and industry-leading career development programmes

Outstanding opportunity for an Employment Associate 3-5 years PQE to join a leading employment team based in their Bristol office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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