Employment Associate, 3-5 PQE (Birmingham or Leeds)
Bevan Brittan is a UK Top 100 commercial law firm providing a
comprehensive range of legal services from offices in Birmingham,
Bristol, Leeds and London. The firm advises over 800 businesses and is
a market-leading law firm across Health and Social Care, Housing and
Local and Central Government throughout the UK.
We employ over 480 staff, including 73 Partners and our award-winning
teams provide commercial, corporate, property, regulatory, employment
and litigation (commercial and clinical negligence) legal advice.
A vacancy has arisen for a 3 – 5 PQE Associate to join our Employment
team in Birmingham or Leeds.
Bevan Brittan is dedicated to providing practical, high quality and
commercially relevant legal advice to public, private and third sector
organisations. Our experience includes working with clients across
central and local government, NHS organisations, housing associations
and private sector organisations (including manufacturing, retail,
publishing and media). We operate from offices in Bristol, Birmingham,
Leeds and London.
The firm has a nationally recognised Employment, Pensions and
Immigration team which primarily advises employer organisations across
the broad range of industry sectors listed above.
In joining the team your role would involve advising on both
contentious and non-contentious workforce matters, working as part of
a national team, supporting partner leads on more complex matters
whilst being responsible for your own case load. You would be advising
on employer relations matters including internal
disciplinary/grievance/capability processes, reviewing policies and
procedures and contracts, advising on equalities obligations, conduct
of and/or support on Employment Tribunals, advising on TUPE processes
including inputting into drafting of commercial agreements, delivering
training on a broad range of employment issues and supporting business development.
The successful candidate will be involved in providing sound,
commercial employment advice and would have the following skill set/experience:
A broad range of contentious and non-contentious employment experience
Case management of ET claims including drafting pleadings, witness statements
Advising on employer relations issues including settlement negotiations
Advising on restructures/redundancy processes/TUPE
Some experience or an interest in immigration law and/ or Health
& Safety law would be desirable.