Greater Manchester
competitive package
22 Sep 2016
20 Oct 2016
Jake Hayden Smith
Practice Area
Contract Type
A relative newcomer to the legal market, our client is a full-service practice which has expanded at an impressive rate, now settled comfortably within the Legal 200 rankings. Noted for their expertise in a wide range of sectors, they are highly commended in both the Legal 500 and Chambers directories. With partner-led departments and a team of dedicated lawyers they have built an impressive client base. Offering a friendly and professional work environment, they invest in their staff with excellent career progression prospects on offer. With a highly regarded and growing Employment team they are now seeking an additional Solicitor.

The Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and experienced Employment Solicitor to join our clients’ Legal 500-rated team. Undertaking predominantly respondent work, the successful Employment Solicitor must have solid experience in contentious and non-contentious matters. The caseload will include: HR support; redundancies; discrimination; compromise agreements; dismissal and grievances and; drafting and negotiating contracts of employment. The ideal Employment Solicitor will have a commercially-focused approach and be able to build strong working relationships with clients and colleagues alike; with involvement in business development activities being essential for the position.

Applications are sought from Solicitors with solid Employment law experience. In return, our client offers a competitive salary package and an excellent work-life balance in addition to the opportunity to work within a leading UK firm. Please contact Jake on 01954 201336 for further information quoting reference JHS23653.

The Candidate
You must be a qualified Solicitor with around 3 – 7 years’ PQE gained within a well-regarded Employment department.
You must have a proven track record of involvement in respondent work, both contentious and non-contentious.
You will have excellent academics with at least a 2:1 at degree level.
Prior involvement in business development activities would be advantageous.
You will be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills across all levels.

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