Employment Solicitor

RJM56531 _1720604194
  • £75000 - £95000 per annum
  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Permanent

An exciting new role has arisen with a major UK law firm who are looking to recruit an Employment Solicitor to join their Leeds City Centre office.

The firm is known for working with some of the world's most ambitious and rapidly growing businesses and has a network of offices working together as one national team, meaning there is great opportunity for development and growth with your career. The firm has an outstanding reputation and is an 'Employer of Choice'.

The Role:
The department handles a genuine blend of work, this includes complex project and advisory work as well as acting for some of the UK's largest household names in relation to their tribunal work. They are looking for an accomplished employment solicitor, ideally someone at Senior Associate level who can take on clients and matters in their own right, and also help with the support of more junior colleagues within the team. Whilst there is work available for you on day one, if you are someone who enjoys client and business development they are extremely well equipped to help you with this and, as there are no glass ceilings, you will have every opportunity to progress at pace.

The team has a strong position in the market, both locally in Leeds and nationally and their clients are largely from the private sector and cut across many sectors , including media, retailers, transportation, to name a few.

The Candidate:
Candidates from 5+ right through to those seeking Partnership are considered to have the required experience for the role. However, the firm is happy to offer some flexibility on this, so if your experience falls closely outside of this range then please don't hesitate to apply if you think you should be considered.

It's important that you are positive about getting involved in client training and seminars and have a polished range of communication skills as this role requires lots of client contact.

A strong background of experience within employment law is essential for this role and you will have a real motivation to continue developing your skills and excelling in your career.

Advocacy skills are not essential bit would be beneficial, and is you are interested in advocacy you will be able to get access to some high end work.

Overall, you will be keen to become a part of a solid team working in a vibrant environment.

A competitive salary with full benefits is on offer for the successful candidate. They work on a hybrid and flexible basis, entrusting people to balance work and home, whilst ensuring that the clients are getting the very best service.

How to Apply:
If you would like to apply for this role then please contact Rachael Mann at Sacco Mann on 0113 467 7111. Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you know someone who could be interested then please contact them or us as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms, please visit our website

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