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NQ Employment Solicitor

Realm Recruit
Closing date
9 Apr 2021

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An award-winning top 150 national law firm are looking for an NQ Employment Solicitor to join their specialist team.  


In this role, you handle a mixed bag of employment matters and provide both tribunal and non-contentious advice. 


This position will be home-based initially, but will later be based in the firm’s Wigan office once the government restrictions are lifted. Post-COVID, you will still be able to work flexibly and have the option to work from home (or wherever you want!) for part of the week.   


NQ Employment Solicitor - Wigan  The company & role  


  • A Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recognised full-service law firm with 6 offices across the UK  


    You will join a team that works on behalf of both individuals and companies and will be involved in insurance assessment, evaluation merits of claims and tribunal matters 


    The firm invests heavily in training and development, so this is an excellent opportunity if you would like to progress your career. There have been several success stories where solicitors originally joined the firm as administration assistants  


    They have a supportive and collegiate culture and understand the importance of having a healthy work-life balance  


    The team are friendly and down-to-earth and in normal circumstances have an active calendar of social events 


    Commutable from Manchester, Wigan, Bolton, Salford and Warrington 


 Added extras and benefits  


  • Life assurance  


    Home working (all I.T equipment will be provided) and flexible working  


    Holiday sale and purchase scheme  


    Sabbatical scheme  


    Salary sacrifice pension scheme  


    Active social calendar  


    High street discounts  


    Access to physical, mental and financial health support (including counselling) 


    Travel season ticket & parking permit loans 


The ideal candidate  


  • An NQ Solicitor with experience in Employment law 


    Will be used to using a case management system  


    Will be committed to providing a high level of customer service and comfortable liaising with clients  


How to apply for this NQ Employment Solicitor role   If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca on 03300 245 606 or email   


Rebecca is a consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of commercial and litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, Yorkshire and the West Midlands she recruits for roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed help you take your next step.   


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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  


Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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