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Employment Partner

BBBH23895
£80000 - £140000 per annum

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0121 296 6643

You will be surrounded by industry leaders and have exposure to a brilliant client pool of household names in this top 100 firm. After doubling in size over recent years, this entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm are looking to further strengthen their award-winning practice.

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 for an Employment Partner to join their Manchester office in the heart of the City.

You will work closely with the other Partners within the Employment department, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

You will work on a varied and interesting caseload covering both contentious and non-contentious matters, including contract and policy drafting, discrimination issues, managing discipline and performance, and redundancy and dismissals.

You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

You will find real variety to the work that you do, this will make for an interesting role. You will deal with clients of all sizes, ranging from OMB, SME to National clients. The firm deal across many industry sectors, this include FMCG, Finance, Banking, Retail, IT and Travel.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda of the wider business.

Requirements

· You will be an Employment Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
· You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
· Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
· A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

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

This is an exciting opportunity for an Employment Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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