Employment Solicitor

Job Description

Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum

This firm is a breath of fresh air in the legal market - they are the perfect mix of professional and individual personalities. You will receive incredible quality work and clients here. They have an entrepreneurial spirit which allows them to always stay ahead of the curve.

The Firm

This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation.

Over recent years, the firm have grown organically and have appointed several heavy-hitting Lawyers. They continue to bolster their departments with key strategic hires, the firm has good growth planned over the next 24 months, which includes the opening of news offices.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have a growing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have an excellent reputation for delivering industry leading training, which carries on throughout the duration of a Lawyers career. They also have outside organisations come into the firm to deliver training on a wide range of subject matters.

Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.

You will find that the firm prides itself on dealing with a high-quality of work. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.

The Role

The firm are looking for an Employment Solicitor to join their flourishing Leeds office in the heart of the City.

You will be joining a highly respected specialist team, led by industry leaders.

The role will be respondent focussed and a mixture of contentious and non-contentious work, across a wide variety of sectors including retail, manufacturing, transport, the NHS and education.

Your caseload will include corporate support, TUPE transfers, remuneration packages, unfair dismissal, discrimination, beach of contracts and equal pay claims.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop a strong network of client contacts as you will develop a close day to day working relationship with clients and become the key point of contact with both internal and external client contacts.

The role has the potential to develop rapidly, with excellent prospects to heighten your career and progress to a senior level.


* You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE
* You will have a strong technical knowledge and good communication skills
* You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
* You will have strong business development capabilities


* Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Employment Solicitor role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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