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Employment Associate

£50000 - £70000 per annum
Leicestershire Leicester

Managing this Role


James Wootton

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Midlands
0121 296 6643

This leading firm in the national firm with offices across the Midlands is home to driven Lawyers with a true entrepreneurial flair. They pride themselves on nurturing and developing their legal talent, offering a platform for success. They provide distinctive training and give its staff the opportunity to grow within the practice organically.

The Firm

This firm is one of the UK's leading law practices turning over more than £80 million last year and featuring in Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. This firm offers exposure to high quality work and they are a leader in their field.

The Firm's approach is partner driven without being to top heavy. Their ethos is centred on an intelligent approach to practical legal solutions that benefit clients' business and personal objectives. Home to over 150 Partners, they are showing their willingness to promote from within.

The firm has a wide range of clients throughout the UK with many clients having strong international connections. Their main aim is to attract and retain the most talented Solicitors, and part of this is providing a great place to work. So, to support fairness and equality and to encourage a healthy work-life balance, they continually monitor and improve employee benefits.

Employees are known to be very happy in their roles and they have a low turnover rate which is the envy of firms in the Midlands region.

This firm will ultimately want to get the right people to where they want to be by developing them professionally and providing second to none client exposure. This is all at the same time as offering you a good work/life balance.

The Role

The Employment team continues to receive recognition for their exceptional client base and level of work undertaken. You will work with a vast client base which includes global financial institutions, FTSE 100 companies and the major UK and International Businesses.

You will be involved in the full range of Employment Law and HR support work, Contentious and Non-Contentious, (experience in either will be considered), for a wide range of clients across all business sectors. You can expect to work on a wide range of areas including but not limited to recruitment, service agreements, executive terminations, unfair dismissal, discrimination, TUPE and outsourcing, redundancy and change management, restrictive covenants and complex grievance complaints and investigations.

You will have the opportunity to develop close client relationships and undertake a major role in client work. You will be given all the responsibility with a supportive and stretching environment that will allow you to further your career. This firm has an incredible internal promotion history and many of the Partners have come from internal growth within a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked department.


  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with 3 years PQE
  • Worked in a highly regarded Employment team
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities

If this role would suit your experience apply within or call for a confidential conversation.