Employment Solicitor (NQ to 5yrs PQE)

Manchester, Greater Manchester
to £50,000 + excellent benefits
13 Apr 2018
13 May 2018
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

Employment Solicitor (NQ -5 yrs)

Manchester based: Legal 100 firm with exceptional reputation in Employment Law. 

One of Manchester’s leading, commercial law firms recognised for its expertise in Employment Law is looking to recruit. The nature of the roles will appeal to Employment Law Solicitors with up to 5 years’ PQE and another role is suitable for a NQ solicitor (provided 6 months training with an established employment department).

You will find exceptional quality of work covering both contentious and non-contentious instructions. The team is retained by an interesting and diverse range of clients including large national and international companies, SMEs and not-for-profit sector clients. Operating across various sectors (Retail, Travel & Leisure, Transport, Professional Services, Engineering & Manufacturing, Technology, Research and Development etc), clients require support and advice on all types of employment issues.

Working as part of a well-structured team, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and expertise in:

  • Proving general support and advice to HR teams and managers,
  • Preparation of Employment Law contracts, HR policies and procedures,
  • Advising on Employment Law changes,  
  • Negotiating Terminations and advising on use on Compromise Agreements,
  • Advice on Restructuring, Reorganisations and Consultations, 
  • Corporate Support,
  • Tribunal Proceedings relating to Unfair Dismissals and Discrimination,
  • Negotiation of Director, Professional and Executive level terminations,
  • Injunctions and enforcement of post termination clauses.

Partners and senior lawyers in this team have a wealth of expertise and you will receive excellent mentoring as you develop your career.  To ensure a competitive edge and employee retention, the management team is committed to ongoing investment in resources and continuing development of staff at all levels. Excellent resources and support are in place.


To attract and retain the highest calibre of employees, the firm remunerates at top market levels, together with an extensive benefits package and provides for flexible working arrangements.

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.

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