New - 1-5 PQE Employment Solicitor, Market-Leading Global Firm, London

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New - 1-5 PQE Employment Solicitor, Market-Leading Global Firm, London

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Employment

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70-110k

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW EM 6

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-31

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

​1-5 PQE Employment Solicitor, Market-Leading Global Firm, London

We are a market-leading full-service global employment team, routinely advising global corporations and financial institutions on the most sensitive, high-value matters. We are looking for an Employment Solicitor to join our team. ​

Job Overview

We are a market leading full-service global employment team, routinely advising global corporations and financial institutions on the most sensitive, high value matters. We provide strategic, decisive advice to deliver effective business solutions across an enviable range of mandates.

Our work is strategically important to the Firm's ability to offer a full client service and is typically split in equal portions between advisory, litigation and corporate/transactional.

We advise on the full spectrum of employment issues. These include litigation and dispute resolution, works councils and unions, day to day advisory and employment compliance and the employment aspects of all types of corporate transactions.

We are also expert in more specialist areas that are increasingly relevant in the current financial climate, such as remuneration reform, senior managers regime, regulatory investigations and corporate governance.

One of the major attractions of the group is the variety of work and opportunity to work with senior client stakeholders. You will be called upon to advise on high profile litigation, investigations and risk management.

You will play a key role in the delivery of the largest and most complex transactions (often multi-jurisdictional), works counsel and union negotiations and on the employment aspects of all types of corporate transactions.

Culture is key to our clients and you will help us assist them address employment aspects of ESG and D&I initiatives and employment compliance in the regulated sector.

Who you will work with

The team has the benefit of being part of an international Employment network with over 80 employment lawyers. This is a chance to work with senior people in a highly driven collegiate team and to accelerate your development across a wide range of employment law issues.

You will have the chance to manage work on a pan-European or global basis for companies looking to us to act as their single legal advisor. You will also work alongside our dedicated Pensions and Share Schemes/Benefits teams (which sit with us in the firm's Tax, Pensions and Employment department) to aid in the delivery a full suite of advice to our clients.

What you will be responsible for / do

Areas will include but not limited to: -

  • employment litigation, mediation and dispute resolution

  • employment contracts and policies

  • appointment and severance of senior executives

  • outsourcing of services

  • discrimination and equal opportunities

  • new and proposed employment legislation

  • downsizing and dismissals

  • team moves and protecting confidentiality

  • employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, TUPE

  • collective disputes and industrial action

  • works councils and trade unions

  • The PRA/FCA Remuneration Code and related issues

  • Employee/regulatory investigations

Your career experience so far

  • We are currently seeking an outstanding mid to senior level Employment Lawyer with extensive relevant post qualification experience to join our highly regarded London team.

  • You will have worked at one of the recognised employment practices in the City or in a leading national firm specialising in employment law.

  • You will ideally have exposure to transactional, advisory and litigation; financial regulation e.g.; remuneration code or senior manager certification regime as an advantage and whistleblowing.

  • England and Wales (E&W) qualified Lawyer or equivalent with demonstrable UK employment law working knowledge.

  • Excellent Academics.

Please get in touch for a confidential chat about the role, the name of the firm and to ask any questions you might have.