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Employment (Sports) Solicitor

£45000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this award-winning practice and work solely for sports and media clients on a broad range of engaging & high-profile employment matters, with incremental support from industry-leading individuals as you progress through the ranks.

Homing a multitude of offices across the North, this leading regional practice have firmly cemented themselves as fierce competitors in the legal market. Notably, they have built a strong reputation through their excellent service and sector-specialist knowledge, leading to numerous referrals and repeat client business.

Stemming from within, an emphasis on 'people-first' is where the firm takes pride in being different. Alongside incremental training and development, they employ a flexible working schedule which allows staff to find their own harmonious balance between home and work life. This approach has subsequently led to fruitful client relationships, continued business growth & productivity and longstanding teams of talented lawyers.

Here, you will feel constantly stimulated by the high-quality level of work that comes in abundance, with tailored support to ensure you reach your full potential, which is why this firm boasts an impressive employee retention rate.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for an Employment Solicitor to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning Legal 500 accreditation, the Employment team handle a plethora of contentious & non-contentious issues across the sports and media sectors, advising players, agents, athletes and clubs in the top leagues
  • To align with this, you will have a diverse caseload, including drafting service agreements, advising in employment-related disputes and providing support to the corporate & commercial departments
  • As a junior solicitor, you will closely assist the wider employment team and gain exposure to some of the most high-profile sports matters in the UK
  • You will find that this opportunity comes with a high level of career investment; you will be working alongside respected lawyers, who will give you the platform to further expand your Employment network and progress through the ranks

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Employment Solicitor from NQ to 4 years PQE
  • Experience in both contentious & non-contentious matters
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a standout opportunity for an Employment Solicitor to join the firm's buoyant office in Manchester.

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