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Employment Solicitor

Employer
JMC LEGAL RECRUITMENT LIMITED
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

This dynamic firm are going through substantial, organic growth and looking for likeminded, commercially driven and entrepreneurial individuals who share an eye for detail and want to launch their career.

The Firm

This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West & West Yorkshire area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

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.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees.

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 Manchester office.

You will work on a varied and interesting caseload covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, including contract and policy drafting, discrimination issues, managing discipline and performance, and redundancy and restructurings.

The relationship they build and nurture with their clients is of paramount importance, which is why many clients stay with the firm for decades. They understand that one size does not fit all and really take the time to understand each one of their clients' needs and what makes them successful with many client referrals across the North West.

You will be provided with the tools to develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Employment team in a friendly and supportive environment.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is an emergent role to support the firm's growing Employment caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.

Requirements
  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE
  • You should have a strong background in this area of law
  • You will have strong business development capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You will be a team player with excellent attention to detail
  • 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 Manchester.

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