Associate/Senior Associate (4 years PQE) | Employment

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Burness Paull is one of Scotland’s premier law firms with offices of equal size and strength across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, serving clients in Scotland, the UK and globally.

We are looking to recruit an Associate/Senior Associate (4 years PQE +) for the Employment Division in our Aberdeen office. The employment law team is known for being friendly and collegiate.  It also enjoys an excellent reputation, both locally and nationally, for its high level of quality service and advice it provides to clients. The successful candidate will work closely with the Employment Partners. 

Candidates should have strong employment law experience, reflecting their level of qualification. Experience in dealing with the management of disputed/contentious employment tribunal claims is also highly desirable for this role.

The role will involve providing contentious and non-contentious employment law advice, predominantly acting for employers, and assisting more senior members of the team.

You must have a passion for employment law, be pragmatic and results focused, while working under pressure. We are looking for candidates with a positive attitude, willingness to learn, excellent written and oral communication skills, and who are determined to provide a first-class service to clients. The desire to work in a close-knit team and a strong work ethic are also essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading team in a successful, growing firm.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Anna Clark

Burness Paull’s aim is to be the leading independent law firm in Scotland. Click here to find out more about who we are and what makes us different.

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At Burness Paull, respect and inclusion are fundamental to the way we operate.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a workplace where all our colleagues can reach their full potential.  If you want to know more click here. We are able to make reasonable adjustments to our application and selection process to make sure you are able to do your best. It can be difficult to talk about a disability or long term health condition but our Recruitment team are here to support you – please get in touch to discuss what we can do for you.

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14 May 2021
Associate/Senior Associate