Excellent opportunity for a senior employment lawyer in Birmingham looking for a Senior Associate or Partner level role within a pioneering and expansive UK law firm. The national employment team work for a great mix of domestic and international businesses as well as senior executives in a range of sectors including; manufacturing, construction, financial services, hospitality and pharmaceutical. The work is high quality and varied to cover the full spectrum of contentious and non-contentious employment issues such as; allegations of unfair dismissal, discrimination, breach of contract, whistleblowing, breaches of restrictive covenants as well as day to day advisory work, TUPE, corporate support and drafting employment contracts and assisting with grievance procedures.
Operating a highly innovative business model, this thriving UK law firm provides a truly unique proposition for its clients, investors and employers. The firm is run as a commercial business without the usual bureaucracy and chargeable hour targets of a traditional private practice law firm.
We are interested in hearing from highly experienced and ambitious employment lawyers looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to work in a thriving and collaborative culture, with no hierarchy and direct responsibility where the rewards are clear and success is directly linked to delivery.
The successful employment lawyer will be able to demonstrate substantial experience of working for respondent clients on a broad diet of employment law matters across a range of sectors. With excellent legal knowledge and the ability to deliver commercially sound advice, the successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate the ability to foster strong client relationships and client training on current hot topics. A proactive approach to working and a proven track record of achieving client objectives in a cost efficient manner are also essential skills.
This is a fantastic role for a motivated employment lawyer seeking a new challenge and the chance to work in an innovative practice with no chargeable hour targets and the quality of work you would expect from a big city law firm.
We specialise in the recruitment of lawyers across private practice and in-house in the Midlands region. For an initial conversation about this opportunity please get in touch. The role will require travel to client sites and other UK and international offices as required.
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.