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Employment Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£37000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
17 May 2021

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Currently a Top 30 UK firm you will work on the highest profile and complex matters and, with some of the largest companies. The department have seen no slow down and are looking to heavily recruit across their offices nationally, giving you a flavour of their success.

The Firm

Once an insurance giant, to one of the fastest growing full-service law firms. This international firm has excelled through the ranks and sits firmly at Top 30 in revenue, with a global presence and offices across 5 continents. The firm achieved a record-breaking increase in turnover in the past 3 years due to the success of their entrepreneurial approach and transforming leadership - the sky is the limit when it comes to opportunity and progression.

The firm offers a war chest for investment and has excelled through lateral Partner recruitment from top firms, laying down the infrastructure with an abundance of quality work - demonstrated by a client base with an international scope working with some of the largest companies across the globe.

The firm has significant international expertise in real estate, insurance and health, telecoms, infrastructure, engineering and consumer goods sectors - with over 30 rankings at band 1. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside like-minded, driven individuals in a collaborative, supportive culture.

The firm strongly believes flexibility is a key component a sustainable work-life balance and this is demonstrated through the autonomous and flexible working approach and realistic yearly billable target.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Junior Employment Solicitor to join this Top 30 law firms Manchester office and be part of a wider award-winning firm.

Following continued investment and expansion, an ambitious lawyer is needed to join one of the UK's leading teams in the sector. Over 90 strong, the firm is investing heavily into the team.

Supporting numerous sectors that align with key areas for the firm, you will engage heavily with lynchpin organisations with Insurance, Health and Telecoms to name a few.

Acting upon matters both contentious and non-contentious matters, working on complex employment tribunal litigation, advising on major projects involving restructures, M&A, TUPE, collective consultation and general advisory work with clients on senior level issues, such as executive terminations or restrictive covenant disputes.

Heavily involved with business development and working in unison with clients, you will foster trusted relations with current and future clients, you with interpersonal skills and commercial mindset supporting the expansion of your own, and the firm's remit and reputation.

On a continued development trajectory from the onset, your development will be structured with the mindset of honing your expertise and promoting you within the team to a more senior role.
With there being multiple openings, those at Senior level are welcomed due to the continued growth of the team at all levels.


  • You will be a Junior Employment Solicitor (NQ-3 years PQE)
  • You will be currently working within a national or heavyweight regional firm
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills.
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities

Salary & Benefits:

  • You will receive a market leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.
  • The firm also promote work life balance with working from home days.

This is a stand out position for an Employment Solicitor to join this Top 30 practice in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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