Senior Employment Lawyer – 3-month contract

Our client is a notable International Law Firm in London, who are seeking contract assistance for their ranked Employment Team. The vacancy is due to a sabbatical within the team, and so they are keen to line up a senior employment lawyer to join them for an initial contract of 3 months in duration. Candidates should ideally be available immediately or at short notice.

The successful candidate will join a ranked employment team and will advise both Respondents and senior executives on a full range of employment matters. Their clients span multiple sectors, including financial services, advertising, fashion, sport and charities. Candidates with experience advising clients in these sectors will be greatly valued.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • Qualification as a solicitor in England & Wales
  • Upwards of 5 years’ PQE gained within a notable City, International or Top Tier regional team.
  • Experience handling a full range of employment law matters, and exposure to advising Respondents and Senior Executives.
  • Experience in advising clients across the FS, advertising and/or fashion sectors ideally.
  • Ability to start a new role immediately or at short notice.
  • Capable of working well both in a team and autonomously.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Candidates can expect to spend 2-3 days per week in the firm’s London office, with the remaining time from home. Candidates requiring an alternative working arrangement are encouraged to apply also, as this can be discussed on a case-by-case basis.

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