Employment Solicitor / Associate Manchester

Area of Practice: Employment

Location: Liverpool and Merseyside

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Posted On: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605 881

Job Reference Number: TS/893708


Employment Solicitor / Associate 1-4 PQE – Manchester – £35,000 – £45,000


Employment Solicitor / Associate – Our client, is currently searching for a talented, ambitious employment solicitor to join their highly respected, Legal 500-ranked employment team. They are looking at a broad range of candidates, as there is appetite to recruit both a junior and more experienced candidate.


  • Job title: Solicitor / Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 – 45,000 (depending on experience)
  • Reports to: Partner / Head of Department
  • Previous Experience: Candidates are being considered from 1-5 years PQE Candidates should demonstrate an excellent academic background with prior experience gained from a respected name in the market.


This law firm is a leading national firm with an impeccable reputation, not just for its employment team, but also across all legal disciplines. It acts for a raft of notable blue chip clients and its departments are consistently ranked among the best by the legal press including Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500.

It also acts for smaller regional businesses as well as some very profitable SMEs and start-ups. In short, the range of work is unparalleled enabling Associates to gain access to a staggering variety of work.


An exciting role has arisen for an employment solicitor to join the expanding Manchester team. The successful candidates can expect work of the highest quality most of which will be contentious, though there will also be a steady supply of non-contentious advisory work. Ideally, our client is looking for an employment solicitor with 1-4 years post qualification experience.

Obviously, the level of you experience will affect the nature of the work you will be encouraged to undertake. The team receives instructions from a wide range of clients which enables them to afford less experienced members of the team responsibility quite early in their career.


Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong CV with excellent academics and a proven track record throughout their career as an employment solicitor to date. The firm expects to attract confident assertive individuals with an excellent understanding of employment law. They should be equally capable of applying their knowhow in a commercial setting.  Other attributes include:

  • Keen commercial awareness and the ability to adapt and think on one’s feet where necessary;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Commitment to providing outstanding service levels to clients at all times.

Candidates should be driven and enthusiastic. The employment team is a particularly ambitious team with the intention of building on their reputation and further establishing itself in the Manchester legal services market.

The firm benefits from a supportive ‘collegiate’ environment and also benefits from the best support, IT and precedent systems as one might expect from a top tier firm.


The excellent package on offer is specifically designed to attract the very best employment solicitors, whether from the Manchester region or indeed from London candidates relocating from the City.

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