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Employment Partner

£90000 - £120000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Are you a well-established Employment Lawyer with a keen interest in leading a L500-ranked department? Join this Top 200 Firm and manage a wealth of contentious & non-contentious employment matters, with the autonomy to develop the department in your own way.

With offices spanning across the North, this Top 200 Firm are widely recognised as a regional legal heavyweight. Adopting an innovative & result-driven approach, they are regularly acknowledged by the Legal 500 and have achieved numerous awards within the region.

The firm have made significant investments throughout 2022, proven by the increase in expenditure on the latest legal tech and strategic appointments made over the last 12 months. Yet, despite this continuous expansion, they have committed to preserving a close-knit, collaborative community by developing a support network amongst different departments.

Here, they strive to invest time in training and developing each lawyer at all levels. Moreover, with fun social and sporting events regularly taking place, they continue to break away from the traditional corporate atmosphere that national firms tend to possess. This is reinforced by hybrid working that allows colleagues to split their week between the office and home, facilitating a truly pleasant work/life balance.

The Role:

  • This is a standout opportunity for an Employment Partner to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning Legal 500 accreditation, the Employment team undertake a blend of contentious & non-contentious mandates for various local & national employers and employees across the retail, sports & leisure sectors
  • To align with this, you will manage a diverse caseload covering a mixture of claimant & respondent work, including unfair dismissal, discipline & grievance procedures, settlement agreements, Tribunal cases and general corporate & HR support
  • As a Partner, you will also lead the development of the department, supervising the progress of the junior members and liaising with other seniors on growth projects and team management

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A well-established Employment Solicitor with a minimum of 8 years PQE
  • Strong business development capabilities and an entrepreneurial flair


  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a truly enriching opportunity for an Employment Partner to join the firm's vibrant office in Manchester.

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