Employment Senior Associate

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Posted 26 days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£65,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JH/132074/01
Posted:
19th May 2024
Employment Senior Associate 5+ PQE - Leeds A well-regarded national firm is looking for a Senior Associate to join their growing team in Leeds. This is a leading national team, over 70 lawyers strong with an established client-base spanning a range of sectors to include commercial, health, charities, education and government. THE OPPORTUNITY This is well-liked national firm with a strong reputation for being a lovely place to work, as well as a place where you can truly thrive. There is a strong people culture and consistently win awards for the way in which they look after and invest in their employees. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Associate to join the National Employment team based in Leeds. Although the team work collaboratively cross-office, there is a strong presence in Leeds and as an area of growth this year, you will play a key part driving further growth and success in the team. Alongside the existing seven lawyers and support staff you will work collaboratively cross-office with wider national team over 70 lawyers strong, with an established client-base and exceptional quality work to be involved in. Key Responsibilities include: · You will undertake a mix of contentious and non-contentious work for a growing client-base spanning a range of sectors · Deliver outstanding client service to internal and external clients to develop client retention and referrals · Supervise and develop more junior members of the team. ABOUT YOU · Qualified Solicitor with at least 5 years' PQE · Experience gained within an established practice, ideally operating nationally · Strong technical competence and legal knowledge in employment law · Ability to lead on Employment Tribunal matters and run matters with limited supervision · Experience of Employment Tribunal advocacy at preliminary hearings is also desirable · Common sense and initiative, and ability to work as a team-player working on complex matters · Ability to build strong relationships with clients, potential clients, multipliers and colleagues · A comprehensive understanding of clients' legal, commercial and service requirements · The ability to oversee and supervise the work of junior lawyers. OTHER INFORMATION · Hybrid/flexible working. · Market-leading salary, a bonus and substantial benefits package. · Significant opportunity for development and progression, working alongside recognised lawyers. If this sounds like your ideal opportunity, please contact jenniferhepple@bcllegal.com to arrange a confidential chat. Or apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Jennifer Hepple
Jennifer Hepple

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Yorkshire

jenniferhepple@bcllegal.com

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