Region EMEA Practice group Human Resources Group Office Birmingham Position type Permanent Summary
About Eversheds Sutherland:
Eversheds Sutherland represents the combination of two firms with a shared culture and commitment to client service excellence. We are each known for our commercial awareness and industry knowledge and for providing innovative and tailored solution for every client.
As a full service law firm, we act for the public and private sector across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and the USA providing legal advice to clients across its company commercial, human resources, litigation and dispute management, and real estate practices.
With 67 offices across 34 countries worldwide, we have become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career.
Our Employment team includes over 220 qualified lawyers across our global office network. A key differentiator of the practice is that a significant part of our work is stand-alone employment work, not linked to corporate activity. Providing a co-ordinated service across all jurisdictions including board level strategic advice as well as day-to-day HR related support, we have experience of advising a wide range of organizations, from blue-chip FTSE and Fortune 500 companies to start-ups and owner-managed businesses. Our US Employee Benefits group is ranked in Chambers USA whilst our UK Employment teams have the most areas and individuals ranked in band 1 across both Chambers and Legal 500. In total we have over 40 partners ranked across our international offices in Chambers Global, Europe and Asia-Pacific guides.
Our Employment team undertakes contentious and non-contentious works for both national and international clients. Works include mergers & acquisitions, advisory cases, corporate support and advocacy.
As part of this role you can expect to be involved in:
* Working directly with the Partners and wider team to manage complex projects * You will work closely with associates and partners in other teams and other offices on significant deals * You will be dealing with transactional employment cases across a number of sectors including technology, retail, diversified industrials, financial services and utilities * Advising clients on high profile cases
Skills and experience:
* You will have 1 - 3 years post qualification experience * You will be able to effectively work as part of a team and on your own initiative
We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. At Eversheds Sutherland, we believe that innovation comes from a culture of genuine equality and diversity and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.
In addition to the above, Eversheds Sutherland also require awareness of and full participation in the Firm's commitment to equality and diversity, the environment and health and safety. Job description Associate in Employment.docx - 35KB Converted File Associate in Employment.docx.pdf - 85KB
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