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Employment Associate Solicitor

£40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Managing this Role


Joe Bryant

Recruitment Consultant - South East
0203 865 2113

Are you seeking a platform for career growth, where things such as secondments in-house, international opportunities and good client contact are all in abundance? For the right candidates there are medium term strong Partnership prospects.

This is fantastic opportunity for an Employment Associate to join a growing top 200 team.

The firm

This firm is a leading full service commercial, regional heavy weight law firm, ranked in the Top 200. They have grown year on year, in part due to several heavy-weight Partner hires. They have a growing International client

The firm have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent, 20% of all their Partners started at the firm as a trainee, it is this people focussed approach which has given them an unrivalled staff retention rate.

They have a completely open-door policy with Partners seated throughout the open plan office with much more junior staff; this even applies to the CEO. You will find there is no hierarchy with even Paralegals being encouraged to share their thoughts. Just recently a Paralegal undertook a training session for a whole team including Partner.

A rare opportunity has arisen for a bright and motivated Employment Associate (1-5 years PQE) to join this highly regarded department in Southampton.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work in a small team and alongside a partner with an outstanding reputation.

Over time you will develop in the role as your knowledge and experience grow to the point where you will start to run your own cases as you progress in your career. Caseloads will include

This role offers an amazing opportunity for career development for the right person.


  • You will be a qualified Associate between 1-5 years PQE in Employment Law
  • You have good client care skills, whilst being efficient, focussed and commercially minded.
  • You will be a strong team player and IT savvy.
  • You will ideally have a strong Employment law background from a reputable firm or department
  • You will be someone that thrives on working hard and enjoys being in a busy department.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Employment Senior Associate to join this leading department in Southampton, Hampshire.