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Employment Lawyer

£55000 - £70000 per annum

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Join this Top 30 Firm and take ownership of a complex & high-value employment caseload for a wealth of heavyweight employers, with strong prospects to progress towards partnership.

With offices spanning across the UK, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America, this leading Top 30 Firm are no strangers to international success. Notably, they achieved a record-breaking increase in turnover over the past three years due to their entrepreneurial approach and transforming leadership. This has been funnelled through to their national departments, earning them Legal 500 Top Tier accreditation across almost 40 of their practice areas, on top of numerous Law Society Excellence Awards.

Their insurance, real estate and healthcare heritage has enabled them to establish a prestigious client base with a significant sector focus in these areas. In particular, clients range from household names to government departments and NHS bodies, including all of the UK's top-ten insurers. This makes for an exhilarating and rewarding working lifestyle, with endless opportunities to work on some of the most high-profile matters in the UK.

On the inside, their investment in employees reflects their outward vision for success. They offer the technical training and tools for each individual to excel and even exceed their potential. And with no real barriers to progression, everyone has the opportunity to reach the top level. This is exactly why they continue to boast a high retention rate and attract high-calibre lawyers. Here, you will be continually motivated by the ongoing work whilst establishing professional relationships into lasting friendships.

The Role:

  • This is a standout opportunity for an Employment Lawyer to join the firm's vibrant office in Leeds, with hybrid working in place
  • The leading Employment team regularly advise on a full spectrum of contentious & non-contentious matters for public, private and third sector employers across the healthcare, retail and telecommunications industries
  • As such, you will manage a diverse caseload covering all aspects of employment law, including complex discrimination & whistleblowing issues, industrial relations & major business change, TUPE, equal pay & human rights and general advisory work on senior level issues
  • As an experienced solicitor, you will also supervise the junior members of the team and get involved with business development opportunities
  • This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda - the firm are succession planning and keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers, providing you with the platform for future partnership

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An Employment Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE
  • Strong business development capabilities
  • First-class communication and an entrepreneurial flair


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working - 2/3 day working week split

This is an enriching opportunity for an Employment Lawyer to join the firm's dynamic office in Leeds.

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