Employment Associate

JMC Legal.
England, Bristol
£50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
29 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Carl Pace
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

At 3+ PQE, are you seeking a role within an international Top 50 firm, acting for some of the largest and most influential organisations within numerous sectors, while being provided with ongoing progression and life balance?

Join the firm that sets the tone for quality within one of the largest and well-established teams in the UK.

The Firm

This international firm has excelled through the ranks and sits firmly at Top 50 in revenue, with a global presence and offices across 5 continents. The firm achieved a record-breaking increase in turnover in the past 3 years due to the success of their entrepreneurial approach and transforming leadership - the sky is the limit when it comes to opportunity and progression.

The firm offers a war chest for investment and has excelled through lateral Partner recruitment from top firms, laying down the infrastructure with an abundance of quality work - demonstrated by a client base with an international scope working with some of the largest companies across the globe.

The firm has significant international expertise in real estate, insurance and health, telecoms, infrastructure, engineering and consumer goods sectors - with over 30 rankings at band 1.

You will be given the opportunity to work alongside like-minded, driven individuals in a collaborative, supportive culture. The firm strongly believes flexibility is a key component in sustainable work-life balance, and this is demonstrated through the autonomous and flexible working approach and realistic yearly billable target.

The Role

3+ PQE Employment Lawyer to join Tier 1 Top 50 Bristol team at Associate level

Following continued investment and expansion, an ambitious lawyer is needed to join one of the UK's leading teams in the sector. Over 90 strong, the firm is investing heavily into the team.

Supporting numerous sectors that align with key areas for the firm, you will engage heavily with lynchpin organisations with Insurance, Health and Telecoms to name a few.

Acting upon matters both contentious and non-contentious matters, working on complex employment tribunal litigation, advising on major projects involving restructures, M&A, TUPE, collective consultation and general advisory work with clients on senior level issues, such as executive terminations or restrictive covenant disputes.

Heavily involved with business development and working in unison with clients, you will foster trusted relations with current and future clients, you with interpersonal skills and commercial mindset supporting the expansion of your own, and the firm's remit and reputation.

On a continued development trajectory from the onset, your development will be structured with the mindset of honing your expertise and promoting you within the team to a more senior role.

With there being multiple openings, those at Senior level are welcomed due to the continued growth of the team at all levels.


  • 3+ years PQE experience in Employment, ideally in respondent matters for larger organisations
  • Commercially minded, and willing to engage in business development
  • Keen to develop expertise

For a mid-level Employment Lawyer, this opportunity serves as an avenue to work on some of the best work in the sector, within an international firm with an unmatched remit. You can expect rapid progression, a positive working environment and being present amongst experts.

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