New - 1-5 PQE Employment Associate, Major International Firm, London

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New - 1-5 PQE Employment Associate, Major International Firm, London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Employment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £80k +

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW EMP 4

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

New - 1-5 PQE Employment Associate, Leading Global Firm, London

Job overview:

We would like to recruit an Associate / Senior Associate who has had experience working in the area of employment and in particular is comfortable with working on corporate transactions and providing advice directly to clients. The department does not currently handle a high volume of contentious work so the role would mostly be non-contentious in nature.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Qualified mid to senior level lawyer with post-qualification experience at a leading law firm

  • Experience of employment law

  • Experience of large scale transactions

  • Experience of drafting, reviewing and negotiating legal employment-related documents

  • Some contentious experience would be beneficial

  • A team-player who can work effectively with colleagues at all levels

  • Client facing experience and the ability to understand and respond effectively to client needs

  • Experience of negotiating with counter-parts

  • A commercial approach