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Employment Partner

BBBH25108
£60000 - £75000 per annum
Merseyside Liverpool

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This leading firm have a highly reputable client base due to their long-standing reputation. You will work side on side with the firms talented leadership team to help further establish and drive the employment department forwards.

The Firm

This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West & West Yorkshire area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.

You will find a strong leadership team at the firm; they have an ethos engrained that everyone has a voice and they are always open to listening to a new idea. They like to take on board fresh ideas so that they are still ahead of the curve.

Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.

The firm believes in nurturing and developing legal talent throughout their staff's careers, working side by side with their team to ensure they reach their full potential and achieving their career aspirations. Nothing demonstrates this better than their unrivalled staff retention rate and that fact that many of their Partners started at the firm as trainees.

The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.

The Role

The firm are looking for an Employment Partner to join their flourishing office in Liverpool.

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 restructurings.

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

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.

Requirements

  • You will be an Employment Solicitor with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • 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
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • 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 Partner role where at this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in Liverpool.

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