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Employment Legal Director

  • £80000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Bristol
  • Permanent

Employment Legal Director l Top 100 Firm l Bristol

The firm:

This Top 100 firm is among the best in the country when it comes to healthcare, clinical negligence and local government. Headquartered in Bristol, the firm is also highly ranked in the South West for construction, employment and real estate.

On a cultural level, the key focuses for the firm centres on: community and engagement; environmental sustainability; well-being; and diversity and inclusion. These commitments are evidenced through regular events, talks and surveys that take place across all those topics and there are opportunities to get involved in pro bono and other charitable work.

Recent successes include 'Law Firm of the Year' at the Law Society Legal Awards and The Times 'Best Law Firm to Work For' in 2023. The number of females in senior roles at the firm is also a source of pride for the firm as they are keen to grow their own and promote from within.

The role:

Are you an Employment Legal Director looking to join a Legal 500 ranked employment practice that will set you up on a Partnership track? If so, this firm would like to hear from you.

This firm is looking to welcome a senior lawyer at Legal Director level who will be supporting on employment matters for clients in the Healthcare sector as part of a broader diet of work for national and regional clients in a range of other sectors.

Working contentious and non-contentious matters, you will be advising on employee relations matters, reviewing policies and procedures and contracts, advising on equalities obligations, conducting and/or supporting on Employment Tribunals, advising on TUPE as well as delivering training on a broad range of employment issues for clients.

In light of the above, the firm is particularly keen to hear from those with experience across one or more of their key markets which are: health and social care (NHS or independent), local government, financial services, general commercial, higher education and housing.

As a senior lawyer, it's crucial to show a range of competencies including an appetite for business development, client responsibility and thought leadership. This firm will provide a pathway to the pinnacle of the legal profession, making it an exceptional opportunity for those aspiring to ascend in their legal career.

This is a pivotal moment in the firm's journey, and they're looking for ambitious leaders who want to be a part of the next phase of their journey.

How to apply:

I appreciate the sensitivity of recruitment at this level and how important it is for individuals to find a recruiter they can trust. Therefore, if this post has piqued your interest and you'd like to have an introductory chat in the first instance, please get in touch on 0117 422 0318 or via email at

Jasmine Cook Senior Recruitment Consultant- South-West

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