Employment Senior Associate/Partner

Recruiter
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
Newcastle
Salary
60000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + + Bonus, Incentives, Neg
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
20 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forward-thinking department.

The firm

This Legal 500 ranked firm have recently merged with another practice. They are a modern firm with traditional values, there is a family feel which runs throughout the firm and having visited them many times myself, there is always a warmness felt with no matter who you speak to, junior or senior.

The firm has been established 15+ years and have grown year on year and now have a head count of over 50 members of staff. The company has attracted many lawyers out of the city who are looking to deal still with a high quality of work but want better work-life balance, progression, and prospects.

You will find that they punch above their weight regarding quality of work. The firm is dynamic, innovative, and quick to adapt to changing market trends. The team has a friendly, supportive, and progressive culture which has allowed them to have a staff retention rate of 95% in recent year.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire an Employment Senior Associate / Partner into their Newcastle office.

You will lead the employment department and will be at the forefront of this industry leading team, you will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards.

The firm have a strong reputation for employment, you will join a friendly, supportive and dynamic team that will have you dealing with high-quality work.

You will handle all forms of employment law issues for commercial and private clients and build and develop your own caseload with a commercial emphasis. You will be expected to be able to handle matters including but not limited to; Employment Tribunals, TUPE, Covenant Disputes, data protection, amongst other elements. These specialisms would make for a very interesting and varied caseload.

Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE, applications are encouraged from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is to advantage, but is not essential
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for an Employment Senior Associate / Partner to join this legal 500 team, based in the firms Newcastle office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.