£60,000 - £65,000
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Job Title
Practice Area
Employment, Immigration, Pensions
Contract Type
Full Time



£60,000 - £65,000 plus benefits and allowances 

About Clyde & Co

Clyde & Co is a dynamic, rapidly expanding global law firm focused on providing a complete legal service to clients in our core sectors. With over 1,800 lawyers operating from 45 offices and associated offices in six continents, we advise corporates, financial institutions, private individuals, and governments across a wide range of contentious and transactional matters. Our growth has been achieved by our enterprising ethos, drive and by our strategic objective: to be the leading international law firm in our key sectors of transportation, insurance, energy, professional practices, energy and trade and commodities. We have been successful because of our people and their commitment, expertise and ambition.

The Department

Our Employment Group has long been recognised by both Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories as leading providers of employment services. We provide straightforward, practical advice on domestic and international matters to employers and senior employees. We understand that employment issues often need a sensitive approach, but also appreciate the commercial needs of our clients. At the core of our practice is our litigation expertise; we are very experienced at managing high value and reputational claims in the Tribunals and the High Court, as well as managing large volumes of smaller claims. The team supports HR teams through day-to-day advisory work, including advice on intractable disciplinary and grievance issues, performance management, redundancy programmes, outsourcing deals and other TUPE advice. We also regularly work alongside our corporate and commercial teams providing assistance on transactions where specialist employment law knowledge is an essential part of the successful completion of outsourcing deals, mergers and acquisitions.

Duties and responsibilities

At Clyde & Co we recruit according to competencies which are linked to our Career Development Framework. As an Associate, the post holder will be responsible for:

  • Demonstrating knowledge of relevant legal principles and procedural/statutory frameworks
  • Identifying potential arguments, claims and solutions
  • Demonstrating a good knowledge of the law, keeping up to date with relevant developments and understanding the impact of those developments, specifically a good working knowledge of basic employment concepts (including unfair dismissal and discrimination) as well as restrictive covenants, team moves, employment claims in the High Court and industrial relations
  • Conversing with clients about industry-related issues and understanding client and commercial issues
  • Demonstrating experience of having conducted large volume disclosure exercises or subject access responses, with a good working knowledge of e-disclosure platforms


Experience Required


The successful candidate must hold a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent. They will have relevant experience as a qualified lawyer specializing in Employment law, having worked in an Employment law team. They will have handled large volume disclosure exercises and will ideally have High Court claims experience and had involvement with advising clients from within our core sectors, particularly insurance & reinsurance, professional practices and retail & consumer.


Annual Salary: £60,000 - £65,000 plus benefits and allowances depending on circumstances

If you are interested and feel you meet the above criteria, please send your covering letter and CV within 28 days of first placement of this advertisement.

As a Firm we are committed to ensuring that all our job applicants are treated fairly and with respect, irrespective of their race (including nationality and national and ethnic origins), age, disability, sex, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, religion or belief or sexual orientation. This is the job description as constituted at present; however the Firm reserves the right to reasonably amend it in accordance with the changing needs of the business.


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