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Employment Associate

Leeds, West Yorkshire

£55000 - £90000 per annum


Are you an established Associate with a growing Employment practice but possibly stuck at your current firm with no options for further progression? Or perhaps you are already in a senior role looking to make a move?

This is an opportunity to work on the very best national and International Employment work alongside Industry recognised Partners.

The Firm

International firm that has a longstanding reputation as being a market leader and being ahead of the curve regarding technology; they have systems which ensure they offer a firstclass service to their client base. They now stand at over 1,500 lawyers operating from 23 locations throughout the UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. The firm is wellplaced to advise on complex multijurisdictional transactions across a full range of legal disciplines.

The firm has significant international credentials in global energy, infrastructure, financial services, advanced manufacturing, and technology.

The Role

The successful hire will be joining a leading firm thats achieved more Tier 1 rankings in the Legal 500 than any other firm; the Employment and Reward practice is recognised as one of the most innovative and high profile, providing industry leading advice to multinational clients.

The Legal Director joining the team will be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with any/all of the following: strategic employment law advice, crossborder issues, restructuring and redundancy, complex grievances at a senior level including discrimination and whistle blowing complaints and senior executive/board room issues.

Any experience in or willingness to get involved in complex high value contentious matters would also be an advantage.

This leading team deal with cutting edge Employment work for a variety of bluechip corporates and financial institutions. The work regularly involves an international dynamic, working closely with colleagues in the firms international offices.


  • You will An Associate with at least 3 years PQE+
  • Must have outstanding experience in Employment legal work dealing with clients at the highest level
  • Must have an eye for details, spotting opportunities and able to suggest improvements proactively.
  • A strong technical knowledge is essential.
  • Firstclass communication skills and ability to work alongside colleagues
  • Excellent client facing skillset and eager to get involved in business development

A very competitive package is on offer, along with very realistic career progression, working in beautiful offices in the heart of Leeds

Posted 28 days ago

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