Employment Lawyer, 2-3 yrs PQE, Leeds

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Location:Leeds, UK, Yorkshire

About the job:

We are working with an international, award-winning law firm who have more Tier 1 rankings than any other UK law firm. Included in this is the firm’s Employment practice in Leeds, who are consistently ranked top-tier by Legal 500, and regularly act for a number of leading FTSE blue chip organisations, both in the UK and internationally. The firm are currently looking to recruit a self motivated and talented Employment Lawyer to join this practice in the Employment and Rewards Group.

The ideal candidate will have between 2-3 years PQE, gained at a City or large regional firm, with good technical and market knowledge. You will have experience in delivering strategic employment law advice on both cross-border and senior executive/board room issues, and comfortable be with both contentious and non-contentious work. The role will encompass areas of litigation, including Employment Tribunal and High Court, and investigations supporting other departments in the firm, such as the White Collar Crime team. As such, you will need to be a team player, and flexible in your approach with an outgoing personality. Good academics are also a must.

In return, the Employment Lawyer role offers genuine career prospects, a varied and interesting caseload involving both national and international work, and a competitive salary with bonus and benefits.

To find out more, please contact our regional consultant Qas on 0161 880 0118, or email qasim.zahid@qclegal.com.

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Qas has spoken directly with the Partners you will be working with regarding this role, and so knows exactly the kind of candidate they are after.

We will guide you through every step of the way, from initial contact to your first day. However, unlike other recruiters, once you’re in your new firm, we won’t suddenly disappear onto the next candidate. Our door is always open for you to let us know how you’re getting on, and we can provide any support or guidance as you get to grips with your new position.