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Head of Employment

£65000 - £90000 per annum
Nottinghamshire Nottingham

Managing this Role


James Wootton

Senior Recruitment Consultant - Midlands
0121 296 6643

Work for an award-winning national law firm that values every employee at every level of the firm. Join a team of innovators, and the finest legal minds in the country, to handle an exceptional level of work with a hands-on client focus.

The Firm

This dynamic and state of the art law firm hosts a substantial team of sharp legal minds that pride themselves on the exemplary service they offer to individuals and businesses alike.

Bringing together the best in class in their top tier capabilities, the firm provides absolute value by consistently understanding the client's perspective, determining their needs and answering their questions in a language that they can truly understand.

The firm has experienced significant growth in recent years and remain in a dominant position financially despite market flux in the legal sector and wider economy. They have achieved this by building a stable portfolio of services while maintaining and developing key client relationships that will ensure their stability and facilitate further growth.

The firm is passionate about hiring the most innovative of minds in the Legal sector. They value the importance of technical excellence to meet the complex needs of their clients. Equally important is employing those with commercial acumen so they can further develop their client base. They actively encourage and listen to ideas from their employees to assist the firm in hitting their strategic growth goals.

The Role

The firm's highly rated employment team handles a wide range of excellent quality contentious and non-contentious work including advisory work on HR issues, disputes related work in tribunal and courts, drafting employment documentation, employee relations and transaction/outsourcing work. The team's workload is increasingly top end, complex, premium work and accordingly they are working to strengthen their capacity further.

The firm require a National Head of Employment to join the team and drive the national practice forward. You will drive the strategic growth of the national practice, develop the team, increase headcount and bring in a range of exciting new clients whilst maintaining the existing relationships that the firm have in place.

This is an excellent opportunity to drive a top 100 firm's national practice and shape and take ownership of the future direction of the practice. You will be given a huge amount of investment and support from Senior Partners.


  • 7 years PQE from a respected Employment practice
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Commercial acumen and strategic focus to drive a national practice forward

Apply now for immediate consideration or call for a confidential conversation.