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Employment Associate

£50000 - £65000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Ranked highly in the Legal 500 they genuinely stand out from the crowd when compared with other firms in the Top 50. They pay market leading salaries and provide an abundance of opportunity for professional development. They always try and progress their lawyers and help them achieve their personal goals/aspirations in terms of progression and access to opportunities.

The Firm

This role is to join a Top 100, and Chambers ranked firm, and they are exceptional with many of their teams ranked Tier 1 for their specialism.

Their sector specialisms include but aren't limited to; Tech; Energy; Retail; Housing; Financial Services, and more. They are an ambitious firm with many very high-profile clients.

The firm has grown considerably in the last three years, and so has their revenue.

The firm has an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture. If you're dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, this firm will give you all the tools and infrastructure you need to grow and become the best you can be.

The Role

This Top 50 Legal 500 firm is seeking Employment Associate 5 PQE to join office in Manchester.

This role will give the successful Employment Solicitor incredible exposure to some of the most extensive and high-profile contentious employment work in the country, and you will also be able to work on some incredibly good quality non-contentious work.

The role will be respondent focussed and include employment tribunals claims, disciplinaries, grievances, restructuring, redundancies, support on corporate deals and outsourcing contracts, restrictive covenants, industrial relations and collective issues.

The department is ranked as a "National Leader" in Chambers and Partners and will be part of the support and collegiate national team. They have over 25 solicitors in the team, including partners.

Due to a national presence you will work with experienced partners and blue chip clients in a diverse range of sectors.


  • You will be an Employment Associate with 5 years PQE
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Employment Associate role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Manchester.

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