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Employment Lawyer 4-5 Years PQE - London

Employment - Private Practice
Ref: 170 Date Posted: Saturday 12 Sep 2020
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Leading employment team of one of the largest commercial law firms in London is looking to to add to the high profile team with the recruitment of a lawyer with circa 4-5 years PQE.

The department’s work in 2015 has included some of the largest corporate transactions (for example acting for Royal Dutch Shell on its £47bn combination with BG plc), advising on redundancies and corporate restructurings, acting for clients seeking to enforce restrictive covenants against former employees and advising on the termination or appointment of a number of listed company directors.

Responsibilities include:

  • acting as the day‐to‐day contact for advising clients on a wide range of employment issues;
  • taking responsibility for the employment aspects of corporate transactions of all kinds, including share and asset sales and outsourcings;
  • developing the practice by promoting the Firm and its work ‐ both to existing and potential clients.

​​Candidate Requirements

    • Works in a recognised employment practice and has between 4‐5+ years’ post qualification experience in employment and is capable of substantial work with limited supervision;
    • Strong academic background and a demonstrable, high level of intellectual rigour;
    • Experience in employment aspects of transactions and in dealing with employment issues in relation to directors and senior executives;
    • Could also have some pensions or share plans experience, but this is not essential ‐ this is principally an employment role;
    • Ability to draft, advise and negotiate in relation to complex transactions and cases;
    • First rate legal/commercial knowledge and analytical skills;
    • Excellent client relationship skills

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