Associate - Employment 2 PQE

Posted 13 September by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Your new company

This top tier firm has a global presence in jurisdictions including Jersey, Guernsey, Cayman Islands and the British Virgin Islands. This firm delivers exceptional services to their clients from the key offshore financial centres of each jurisdiction. This offshore firm provides legal services in relation to all aspects of employment, banking and finance, corporate/ M&A, trusts and private wealth, investment funds, restructuring and insolvency and dispute resolution.

This global firm, operating as one, has an award-winning group of expert lawyers offering exceptional reliable and seamless legal advice to clients across the world including leading financial institutions, corporations, public organisation and high net-worth private clients.

Your new role

Sitting in the Guernsey team you will advise across a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters including existing and new client employment documentation and other general client guidance. As an associate, you'll play a pivotal role in this tight-knit team and provide support to partners and senior associates, ensuring their time is used efficiently by organising and managing their workload seeking your own solutions to the matters. As well as the responsibilities listed above, you will also be required to manage administrative tasks in accordance with required internal procedures and undertake personal contentious professional development and the firm's wider business development.

What you'll need to succeed

To be considered for this role, you will be a high-calibre qualified Solicitor with relevant academic qualifications and experience in the UK, Channel Islands and/or other common law jurisdictions. Ideally you will have more than 2 years' post qualified experience in the practice of Employment Law and be competent in transferring your experience to the world of offshore law. Further, you will obtain exceptional client liaison, interpersonal, time-management and organisational skills to thrive in a small but perfectly formed team.

What you'll get in return

In return, you will have the opportunity to develop your legal career in a highly attractive destination for international business and gain an excellent level of exposure with an expanding offshore team in one of the world's leading finance location. In this tight-knit team you will have full awareness of matters being worked thus having access to a genuine breadth of work and an impressive portfolio of clients with the opportunity to develop relationships with key clients from the outset.

You will be offered an incredibly competitive salary (with income tax rate at 20%), a first class bonus package including premium health cover and, you will experience a more flexible work-life balance within walking, cycling or a short car journey to work.

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