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Employment Solicitor 2-4PQE

Bailey Hunter Ltd
Carlisle, Cumbria
Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years
Private practice
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Our client is one of the biggest and most progressive law firms in the North of England and they are looking for an additional Employment Solicitor to join their Employment & HR team, to be based in either the Carlisle or the Newcastle office. This is an exciting new opportunity to join their growing team of Employment and HR specialists.

The role will involve providing advice and support on all aspects of employment law, both contentious and advisory, to a commercial client base. The work will be varied and will include advising on disciplinary, capability and grievance action, restructure and redundancy, settlement agreements as well as Employment Tribunal cases.

You will also assist senior members of the team on large complex matters, as well as providing support to the Corporate and Commercial team on business transfers.

You will also be expected to fully participate in aspects of the team’s business development initiatives including seminars, workshops, on-line development and bulletins.

You will need:

  • Ideally between 2-4 years PQE in employment law.
  • Minimum 2 years employment law experience in the above areas essential.
  • Excellent client care skills.
  • Good networking/business development skills.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate with the potential of longer-term career advancement in a forward-thinking law firm with a well-established client base.

The salary is extremely competitive and is negotiable depending on experience. Benefits include; 25 days holidays plus bank holidays, contributory pension and Private Medical Insurance.


Bailey Hunter Ltd offers a confidential legal recruitment service to all levels of fee earners including Paralegals, Legal Executives, Solicitors and Partners.

We have established relationships with numerous clients, private practice, from niche small to medium-sized practices to large national firms, and in-house companies.

We handle assignments throughout the UK.

1. Claire Cox, the Managing Director, is a qualified Solicitor, having practised for 3 years as a Solicitor in the North East, and has since 2001 worked in legal recruitment at fee earner level throughout the UK. 

2. We also offer a Candidate Incentive Scheme. For each friend you refer and we place in a new role, you will receive £100 of gift vouchers (provided they are not already registered, of course). 

For a confidential discussion, contact us now:

T: 0113 3185293
M: 07786 224036

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0113 3185293
4-6 Lidgett Lane,
West Yorkshire
LS25 1EQ
United Kingdom
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