Employment Solicitor

England, Leicestershire, Leicester
£35000 - £50000 per annum
06 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
James Wootton
Practice area
Full time
Contract type

This Top 200, Legal 500 ranked firm are looking for an ambitious junior Employment solicitor to join their Leicester office. The individual will work alongside an impressive array of lawyers, with an impressive client base and caseload.

The Firm

The firm are a highly regarded commercial law firm, with offices throughout the Midlands. They are a top 200 firm, punching well above their weight in the regions, and dealing with a variety of high-quality work. Due to their excellent reputation, this firm attracts highly regarded and Legal 500 ranked Partners, who have been able to secure big-ticket work rivalling that of their London counterparts.

They are Top Tier ranked in the Legal 500 for a wide range of different practise areas, achieving accreditation awards at an international level. As well as their outstanding quality of work they have been active contributors to various charitable organisations.

Whilst being proud of their 200 year history, this firm is extremely forward-thinking and entrepreneurial, having opened new offices in the past few years. This modern outlook is reflected by their impressive outlook towards the use of technology and the developing of relationships to allow for both a local and international feel for both their clients and employees.

The Role

The firm are looking for an Employment Solicitor to join their Leicester office.

You will handle all forms of contentious and non-contentious employment law issues for commercial and private clients and build and develop your own caseload with a commercial emphasis. You will be expected to be able to handle matters including but not limited to; Employment Tribunals, TUPE, Covenant Disputes, data protection, amongst other elements. These specialisms would make for a very interesting and varied caseload.

The successful candidate will be expected to ensure the successful development of the firm in line with the current business plan, to handle all forms of employment law issues for commercial / private clients, and to develop their own case load with commercial emphasis. Further, they will be expected to maintain and improve client care and to participate in the marketing of the firm by actively participating in networking activities.


  • You will be a Solicitor/Associate with experience in Employment matters (around NQ - 2 years PQE)
  • You will have good communication skills
  • A good billings history is desired as well as experience of introducing new business.
  • You should be ambitious and wanting to progress
  • You will be an organised individual who is keen to develop in your career

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