Employment and Immigration Lawyer

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
London, South East England
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client, a leading private practice law firm, is looking for a lawyer to join its team in London to work on contentious and non-contentious employment matters and some business immigration work for a range of clients from global financial institutions to owner managed businesses

Knowledge, skills and experience required

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • A mixture of contentious and non-contentious employment experience with the ability to deliver day-to-day employment advice on all employment issues, employment litigation and the employment aspects of corporate and project support work
  • Ideally have some experience of immigration issues, or at least an appetite to learn and to develop that expertise alongside core employment expertise
  • Experience of working on cross-border employment issues
  • Sound technical understanding of the law
  • Good drafting and communication skills
  • Demonstrate a commercial and common sense approach to issues
  • Be keen to develop your marketing and business development skills as well as being involved in seminars, training, tenders and other similar marketing activities
  • The ability to work to deadlines within a challenging environment and to work as part of a team, be confident, personable and self-motivated

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent academic achievement with a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent
  • Between one and three years of post-qualification experience
  • Experience of Employment law gained within a comparable environment and at an appropriate level

Please contact Luke Williams, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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