Job Ref JRW2029
Salary Strong + Benefits + Flexibility
Experience Level 2- 5 YRS PQE
Practice Area Employment
Our nationally revered client now seeks to add to its London presence with the appointment of a circa 2 years qualified Solicitor. You will be working closely with a Partner on City-specific, complex and high-value work in London. It demands dedication, an ambitious work ethic and a focus on the first-class service. You’ll be in an enviable position to quickly strengthen your experience and enjoy challenging but fulfilling work.
This team is led by a Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 ranked partner known for both their employment and contentious partnership disputes practice. The team act mainly for employers and senior executives, LLP’s and partnerships, individual partners and LLP members on complex high-value city employment and partnership matters. Financial and reputational stakes are high and span a variety of sectors including financial services, media, technology and professional services.
The work is varied involving contentious and non-contentious advisory matters with very little corporate support work and is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience working at board level, advising on bonus disputes, complex discrimination cases, sensitive whistleblowing matters, internal investigations involving disciplinary and grievance issues, restrictive covenants, and negotiating contracts and exit terms for senior executives and partners/LLP members.
You’ll be an experienced employment lawyer with an excellent academic background and a strong track record of delivering employment advice to commercial and senior executive clients, ideally gained within a City firm in London. In addition to relevant technical skills and experience, drafting ability and attention to detail, also important are a sense of commercial pragmatism, being a team player whilst also being pro-active in using your initiative and driving matters forward, the ability to build lasting relationships with clients and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You’ll be part of a small team looking to grow, so that means plenty of opportunities to further your business development skills.
This is an excellent opportunity to further your career in a highly acclaimed practice who have a clear approach to career development.
In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a strong benefits package and the option to work flexibly.
Origin Legal is handling a number of Employment Solicitor vacancies throughout the South East. If you are a Solicitor looking to consider your options then please do get in touch for a confidential discussion.
Origin Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.