BCL Legal Recruitment
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Senior Employment Solicitor (Agile working option)

Location:
Newcastle and Tyneside
Salary:
£50,000.00 - 65,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Archived
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
RH/66101

Description

SENIOR ASSOCIATE - EMPLOYMENT SOLICITOR - NEWCASTLE (AGILE WORKING OPTIONS AVAILABLE)

THE FIRM
- Global law firm, ranked within the top 10
- Internationally recognised employment team, with 2 Partners, 4 associates and a newly qualified Solicitor
- Specialists in respondent contentious and non-contentious employment law
- Modern open plan offices in Newcastle with c60 staff currently, with firm intentions to grow significantly within the next 5 years

THE ROLE
- This is a rare and unique opportunity to hit the Newcastle market
- Working for a global law firm, you will be based out of the Newcastle office, working on impressive caseload fed up directly from the firms London office
- You will be an integral part of the firms 6 strong Employment team, and despite being based in Newcastle, you will very much be involved in day to day business of the team, involved in weekly meetings via telephone and video conference
- Full supervision and support is available from the teams 2 London based Partners with regular meetings both in person and over the phone/conference
- Your caseload will be varied and of exceptional quality not usually seen in the Newcastle market
- The team have an impressive track record of handling high-profile disputes, regularly engaging in civil court cases and tribunal advocacy
- They also handle a broad range of non-contentious matters including managing the employment aspects of multi-jurisdictional corporate reorganizations, mergers and acquisitions
- An impressive client base awaits you, from a broad range of sectors including financial institutions, energy, infrastructure, mining and commodities, transport, technology and innovation and life sciences and healthcare and charities

THE REQUIREMENTS
- You will be a qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE in employment law, ideally respondent
- You will be confident handling your own caseload of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, tribunal experience is preferred
- Experience of cross border transactions is also helpful, but not essential, as is knowledge of corporate transactions and knowledge of employment law related data protection issues
- Ideally you will have come from a large national or international law firm given the nature of the work involved

THE BENEFITS
- Agile working including options to work from home
- Market leading salary and benefits package
- Good holiday entitlement
- Pension scheme and healthcare benefits
- Childcare voucher scheme

For a full job spec and further information on this Senior Employment Solicitor role in Newcastle, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page.
BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.

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