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Employment Associate, London, 2-5 PQE

Jameson Legal
England, London
£115000 - £130000 per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Due to the continued growth of the team, my client, an international City firm, is looking to recruit a 2-5 PQE Employment associate in London.

The Employment Group is independently recognised as one of the best and most experienced teams in the country. It has one of the best resourced teams of Employment specialists of any law firm in the country, offering both national coverage from UK and an international offering in offices in Europe, the Gulf, Asia Pacific and Australia.

Lawyers act as trusted advisors to a number of leading FTSE blue chip organisations (both in the UK and internationally) and clients rely upon them to help them not only with technical legal issues, but also to act as true business partners, understanding the particular challenges and opportunities within their respective sectors and businesses.

The successful candidate will have at least two years' Employment law experience in a commercial practice, having built up technical and market knowledge and with specific experience of dealing with strategic employment law advice, complex employment tribunal claims, cross-border issues, restructuring and redundancy, complex grievances at a senior level including discrimination and whistle blowing complaints and senior executive/board room issues. The role may also involve high value and High Court litigation, so experience in this area will be an advantage. In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to help clients to deliver solutions within the M&A and outsourcing space, so an appetite for this type of work would be beneficial.

The candidate will have a strong academic background and will be technical strong. Equally important, candidates must be commercially aware and understand how a large international firm operates. They will also be a team player, with excellent communication skills and a desire to help to grow the team and be actively involved in multi-disciplinary cross-office initiatives.

For a confidential chat about this, or other roles which we are handling, please contact Laura Klass on

Please note that where a level of preferred experience or qualification is indicated, this is a guideline only and does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.


Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

Company info
+44 203 427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom

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