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Employment Associate

£55000 - £70000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

This top 100 firm have gone through substantial organic growth over recent years due to their success. This firm boasts many high calibre clients and houses many respected partners who take a modern approach. This opportunity to join a forward thinking and innovative firm will give you an unrivalled level of exposure, placing you ahead of your years of PQE.
The Firm

This Top 100 firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms, they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size, this is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm is very entrepreneurial and is ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state of the art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm is the only SME sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is this approach and strong leadership why they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi officed, notably in Manchester and London. Outside of Manchester they are highly regarded, often acting against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role

The firm are looking to hire an Employment Solicitor into their modern Manchester office.

Your case managing & advocating at tribunal cases, providing employment advice, drafting contracts and advising other departments on employment matters.

The Employment team pride themselves on providing clients with proactive, common-sense support in a time sensitive manner. This goes beyond just advising on specific situations and extends to keeping clients compliant and updated on an ever-changing regulatory situation.

This is a great chance to join a thriving employment department, with an abundance of progression opportunities on offer.


  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with ideally 4-6 years PQE, though applications outside of this PQE range will still be considered.
  • Experience in Respondent work and ideally experience in Corporate Immigration matters.
  • Be a keen business developer
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of PQE, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Employment Solicitor to join this growing, Top 100 Practice in their Manchester office.

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