BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Employment Solicitor

Greater London
£70,000.00 - 110,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:


PQE 2-5 Employment Solicitor

The role

This role is based within the Employment team and involves a variety of work advising employers and senior executives from a range of sectors, with a focus on restaurants, retail, real estate and professional services businesses, financial services, media & tech, including ones with international reach.

Tasks and responsibilities

Acting for clients on contentious, non-contentious and advisory UK employment law matters including:

• Employment contract, service agreement and policy preparation
• Worker status and atypical workers' rights advice
• Disciplinary and grievance guidance
• Capability and employee ill-health absence management
• Pay, bonus, incentives and remuneration rights
• Securing employee business confidentiality and customer information protection, and enforcement of post-termination restrictions including fiduciary obligations
• Workforce rights management in redundancy and reorganisation programmes
• Cross-jurisdictional workforce projects implementation
• Discrimination and harassment rights
• Dismissal and employment termination
• Board level rights and directors' duties
• Employee shareholder rights and disputes
• Statutory rights and enforcement in Employment Tribunals, including whistleblowing claims
• High Court employment claims and enforcement including injunctions
• Working with and providing colleagues with appropriate support in the provision of such advice to clients and, increasingly, autonomously
• Actively improving own knowledge and expertise in all areas of employment law and participating in and contributing to departmental training
• Contributing to marketing and business development initiatives of team and firm

Technical skills/experience


• Previous non-contentious, contentious and advisory employment experience
• Ability to manage own caseload
• Ability to work collaboratively as part of the team and wider firm, as required


• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual holiday
• Permanent Health Insurance
• Life Assurance
• Interest free Season Ticket Loan
• Private Healthcare
• Pension Scheme
• Staff Introductory Scheme
•Employee Assistance Programme

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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