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Employment Solicitor

£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum excellent benefits
Hampshire Southampton

Managing this Role


Maxwell Duffen

Headhunter - Reading, Oxford, Kent, Sussex
0203 865 2113

This award-winning firm is one of the most prestigious law firms in Hampshire and has a rich heritage dating back over 50 years.

This Legal 500 ranked firm is seeking to hire an Employment Associate, NQ-5 years PQE into their Southampton, Hampshire office.

The firm

This firm are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across many areas. They are a dynamic, forward thinking and commercially focusses practice that is completely multiservice.

Over the years they have attracted many Lawyers from Top 50 practices, who are seeking more in the way of work-life balance, but still want to deal with quality work.

The firm deal with an affluent and wealthy client base of individuals, on the business side the client base is broad, often making for a much more interesting caseload.

The practice punches above its weight and they have built a practice that appeals to clients who might otherwise send high-quality work to a London firm, the expertise that they offer makes them an attractive proposition.

They have one of the best staff retention rates around, this is down to the way they support their staff, give industry-leading training, and a real platform for career growth.

The role

  • You will take on a mixed caseload of contentious and non-contentious employment and regulatory matters for the federation members and representation in claims in the Employment Tribunal and civil courts.
  • This role would suit someone with a firm footing in employment matters, or experience in-house, that's looking to explore claimant work in a really interesting and challenging sector.
  • This is a high-quality practice that deals with a wide range of Employment cases dealing with large-scale employers and corporations as well as senior individuals across a wide breadth of high-value employment work.


  • Employment Solicitor NQ-5 years PQE
  • Outstanding communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build relationships and utilise a resolution-based approach

What's on offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package dependent on experience
  • Excellent working conditions with lots of flexibility on offer
  • A progressive culture with clear progression pathways

This is a highly coveted opportunity, suitable for an Employment Solicitor with NQ-5 years PQE with the experience and ambition to be part of a powerhouse team operating out of Southampton.

Apply now for immediate consideration or please call for a confidential conversation