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Employment Solicitor

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£35000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
8 Dec 2020

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3 years
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An Employment Solicitor is required to join a long standing, full service, private practice in Newcastle upon Tyne. This role is a result of expansion and the team envisage needing an Employment Solicitor with upwards of three years post qualification experience in another Employment department. This is an exciting role in the current legal market with strong and clear career routes.

Our client's Employment department has been growing and developing organically for some time now and coping with the extra work. However, they are now ready to expand the team given the continued increase in claimant and particularly respondent matters.

The Role

-You will be confident running a mixed caseload of claimant and respondent matters from start to completion under the supervision of the Head of Department.

-At the moment, the teams work is split 70% claimant and 30% respondent. However, given a high-profile new stream of respondent work, the respondent side of things is forecasted to increase significantly.

-On occasion you may be required to help and assist some trainees in the team.

The Person

-You should have a mi mum of three years post qualification experience within another employment department.

-Our client is looking for a strong Employment Solicitor that can hit the ground running. In return you will be offered excellent career progression.

-The firm has several offices throughout the North East, and you should be prepared to meet clients face to face at the office closest to them and have that flexible approach to meeting them.


-Our client has seen the benefit of offering flexibility to employees throughout the global pandemic and therefore they would be happy for you to be based a few days a week at home and a few days in the office should you desire.

If you would like to apply for this Employment Solicitor role or would like to hear more about it, please contact Fiona Hill at Sacco Mann or ask to speak to another member of the team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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