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Head of Employment

Employer
Realm Recruit
Location
Blackburn, Lancashire
Salary
£40,000
Closing date
16 Apr 2021

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Practice area
Employment
PQE
5 years, 6 years, 7 years+
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Job Details

An established multi-service North West law firm is looking for an ambitious Employment Solicitor to join them as Head of Department.

To begin with, you'll be the sole member of the department and take over an existing employment caseload. Going forwards, you’ll be actively involved in generating work, steering the department and growing a team around you. 

The firm are very flexible and are happy for this to be either a full-time or part-time position. This is an excellent opportunity for a self-starter looking to assume more responsibility and be instrumental in the development of a team. 

Head of Employment - Blackburn 

The company & role 

  • A well-respected and rapidly expanding firm with a solid reputation across Lancashire and Manchester 
  • In this role, you’ll run a varied employment caseload and take an active role in developing the department
  • The firm invest a lot in the training and development of their employees so you’ll have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and progress your career 
  • They’re also committed to giving back to their local community and support numerous charitable causes and local sports teams 
  • Commutable from Preston, Blackburn, Chorley, Burnley, Wigan, Blackpool and Bolton 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Excellent training and development 
  • Part time available 

The ideal candidate 

  • An Employment Solicitor with 5+ years' PQE  
  • A self-starter who enjoys business development and networking
  • Will have varied employment experience, including contentious and non-contentious matters
  • May have a client following but this is not essential 
  • May have experience of supervising junior colleagues 

How to apply for this Head of Employment 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.blundell@realmrecruit.com.  

Rebecca is an Associate Consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of commercial and litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, 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.

Company

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 info@realmrecruit.com.

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Telephone
+44 (0) 3300 24 56 06
Location
The Triangle
8 Cross Street
Altrincham
Cheshire
WA14 1EQ
United Kingdom
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