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Head of Employment

£50000 - £60000 per annum
Lancashire Clitheroe

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join a modern, forward-thinking regional law firm with an unrivalled reputation and an impressive roster of clients.

This is a rare opportunity to join a well-established Employment department, to set up and head an Employment team in one of the firm's Lancashire offices.

The Firm:

This is a highly regarded firm with multiple offices throughout the North West. They have developed an outstanding reputation for their level of client service, which has seen them achieve numerous industry awards. This reputation ensures a steady stream of work, contributing to significant growth in recent years.

You will find a quality of work unheard of at a firm this size, with clients ranging from HNW individuals to national corporations, making for an interesting caseload. They have an established reputation across several practice areas including, Property, Private Client, Employment, and Corporate.

The firm is modern and forward-thinking and continually invest in technology to ensure they remain ahead of the curve. This has enabled them to streamline their processes, making you more efficient whilst increasing client service levels and satisfaction.

You will find a flexible working culture that actively promotes work/life balance. The Partners are open to various working arrangements, including home working and flexible hours. This flexible approach has given them an unrivalled retention rate and they are always gauging employee satisfaction to ensure their team are happy and motivated.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Employment Lawyer to join a highly regarded Employment department, to set up an Employment team in one of their Lancashire offices.

The firm already has an established Employment department with a presence across the North West, and an abundance of work. They are now looking to expand this into one of their Lancashire-based offices to better service the local, unexploited market. This is a key area of growth for the firm, and as such, you will gain a significant amount of investment to market the practice and develop the department as you see fit.

You will be responsible for driving the newly established Employment team's growth and building on existing contacts to generate and increase revenue. Within a short period of time, once the Employment team is up and running in this office, you will be given full autonomy over building a team.

This is an exceptional opportunity to build a team, make your mark on a well-established, reputable firm, and earn a lucrative remuneration package. You will be a Partner with a portable practice, or a Senior Lawyer with a proven track record in developing business.


  • You will be an Employment Lawyer with a minimum of 5 years experience (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
  • You will have a track record of developing business, or a portable practice
  • Experience leading a team would be advantageous
  • Ability to identify new areas of growth and exploit cross-referral opportunities

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential discussion.