Employment Senior Associate

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£65,000 - 80,000
Area of Law:
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JH/132074
Posted:
30+ days ago
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. REQUIREMENTS The ideal candidate will have the following: · 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. On offer is a competitive salary, bonus and a comprehensive benefits package. You will also benefit from hybrid working and vibrant and collaborative office space in the heart of Leeds City Centre. 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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