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Employment Solicitor

£42000 - £52000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Entrepreneurial in spirit, multi award winning and one of the UK's largest commercial firms, positions like this do not present themselves often. This Top 50 international firm work with some of the country's largest organisations.

The Firm

This reputable international law firm has gone from strength to strength throughout 2020. With headcount growth at 10% YOY and ambitious plans to build on this, it is a genuinely exciting time to join the firm with significant scope to progress.

The firm attracts an exceptionally high calibre of clients from HNW individuals to multinational PLCs. The complexity and value of the work you will gain exposure to will rival any law firm in the North.

Well-known for their culture, you will be part of a close-knit team that arrange regular social events, and all have the same ambitious and motivated personalities. Their culture, combined with the quality of work, has given them one of the best retention rates in the country; on average, lawyers typically stay with the firm for 5 years, whilst the industry average is around 2 - 3 years.

The Role

You will join the firm's well-regarded, Legal 500 ranked Employment team as an Associate in their Manchester office.

Working closely alongside respected Partners, you will gain exposure to complex and engaging contentious and non-contentious employment matters. The quality of work is exceptional and will allow you to develop your technical ability at an early stage in your career.

The Employment team works across a diverse client and sector base, predominantly acting for national companies, SMEs, and PLCs. You will have a high level of client contact, often not afforded at firms of this size, which will allow you to develop your confidence and commercial awareness.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious Associate to join one of the North West's leading Employment teams. You will receive a highly competitive remuneration package, strong progression prospects, and an enviable work/life balance.


  • You will be an Employment Solicitor between 1 - 4 years PQE
  • Experience across both contentious and non-contentious Employment matters
  • Be comfortable engaging directly with clients and providing commercially sound advice
  • Comfortable building relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Be an ambitious individual looking for an opportunity to progress your career at one of the North West's leading law firms


  • Salary is competitive around market rate, which will be dependent on experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

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