Managing Associate - Employment

Addleshaw Goddard

Managing Associate - Employment

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Addleshaw Goddard, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 29 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: c5a175a08e4043bf988bfb15615d5bc7

Full Job Description

  • We are hiring and are looking for an experienced lawyer to join the ranks, with a combination of contentious and non-contentious employment law experience.

  • You will ideally have in the region of 5+ years post-qualifying experience, but we are open minded and welcome applicants with a range of post-qualifying experience; for us it's about getting the right people to join our team.

  • Addleshaw Goddard have implemented a flexible, hybrid working model that combines both office-based (3 days per week) and remote work arrangements. This approach allows for a balanced and adaptable work environment. We anticipate that this arrangement will remain in place for the foreseeable future. Occasional travel between our various UK offices may be required to facilitate effective collaboration and teamwork., As well as the ability to provide comprehensive day-to-day employment advice on the full range of employment and discrimination law issues, you will be involved in executive exits, industrial relations, business restructuring, business protection, employment tribunal litigation, and corporate and project support work.


  • There is an exciting opportunity to play a central role in delivery, client relationship development and the continued expansion of the team and practice, which will provide clear career progression opportunities at a pivotal stage in your career.

    You will work with some for the UK's largest employers, in Scotland and England & Wales. Experience of business immigration and tribunal advocacy will be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Working with a collaborative and friendly team in a highly supportive firm

  • Genuine career progression opportunities

  • Working with some of the UK's largest employers, across the UK and internationally

  • Supporting the partners and lead key workstreams on mandates. You would be both positively encouraged and expected to participate fully in business development activities, with a view to supporting the future growth and development of new and existing client relationships.

  • Providing supervision and training to more junior members of the team, including trainees and paralegals.

    You want to join an award-winning practice that has great breadth and variety and want to expand your knowledge and skillset and develop your career at a Managing Associate level.

  • Solid technical understanding of employment law, excellent drafting, and communication skills, and demonstrate a commercial and practical approach to problem-solving.

  • Be a team player, motivated and keen to progress to more senior roles within AG.

  • Be ambitious and want to help grow the international practice and take an active role in core initiatives in the firm.

  • Have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work, are ambitious and confident to deliver at the highest standard.

  • Take time to fully appreciate clients' needs and priorities ensuring their advice is meaningful, tailored, commercial and delivered with a solutions-orientated and enabling mindset.

  • Have a commercial flair and acumen and are excited by growth and new ideas.

  • Are details focussed, self-motivated and proactive, and confident in building enduring relationships with clients that are based on trust and high-quality service delivery.

    Our Employment & Immigration Group is a leading legal practice that specialises in providing comprehensive advice on employment law and global mobility to financial institutions, FTSE 100 companies, and prominent UK and international businesses.


  • We continuously adapt and refine our services to meet the evolving demands of the dynamic and challenging business environments in which our clients operate. Our client-centric approach is built on the pillars of expertise, commercial acumen, strong relationships, and innovative solutions. We firmly believe that these qualities are essential for fostering successful partnerships between clients and advisors.

    With a friendly and approachable team, our primary focus is on establishing long-term client relationships by prioritising exceptional client care and working collaboratively in partnership with our clients., Addleshaw Goddard is a place where you are valued, encouraged, and challenged to fulfil your potential in a supportive and collegiate environment. Our culture of improvement, growth and collaboration delivers results, drives innovation, and rewards ambition.

    We not only provide technical excellence and experience but, crucially, demonstrate real insight into our clients and what really matters to them and as such we are natural choice for FTSE100 clients and their equivalents in other markets.

    Our success has been built by people from the widest range of backgrounds, locations, and perspectives. We have a number of employee networks that provide space to discuss the differences that make us who we are and celebrate this at AG.

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