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Employment Lawyer

JMC Legal Recruitment
Kent, Canterbury
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

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Practice area
Contract type
Full time
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Legal executive, Solicitor
Private practice

Job Details

Employment Solicitor / Legal Executive | Kent
Full time or Part time

Due to continued growth across the employment department, the firm are seeking a career minded Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive to contribute to their renowned legal practice.

This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious Employment Lawyer to join an esteemed Legal 500 ranked law firm in Canterbury, Kent.

The Firm:

  • With over 300 years of history, this firm is deeply rooted in the local Kent community and the wider South East region. They are the preferred choice for individuals and businesses alike, with a strong base of generational clients.
  • They boast multiple Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practices, led by a cohort of distinguished lawyers recognised as leading individuals and next generation partners.
  • In addition to core areas like property, private client, employment, and litigation, they are known for our expertise in niche areas such as agricultural property, farming, and charities/not-for-profit.

The Role:

  • As an Employment Lawyer within the team, you will collaborate with a highly respected group of legal professionals representing major employers and corporate entities.
  • Your responsibilities will include advising on employment law matters, handling disputes, and providing strategic counsel on employment-related issues.
  • You will have the opportunity to work closely with clients and senior colleagues, taking on meaningful responsibilities from the outset.
  • You'll provide legal advice on employment law matters for both employer and employee, handling employment disputes and litigation, advising on HR policies and procedures, conducting negotiations and settlement agreements, supporting clients with employment-related legal issues


  • Qualified Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive (PQE range is very much open)
  • Strong attention to detail and commercial acumen
  • Ability to undertake business development and marketing
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

On Offer:

  • Competitive salary package and comprehensive benefits
  • Exposure to high-profile and impactful employment law matters
  • Opportunity to collaborate with leading professionals and next generation partners

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious Employment Solicitor to join a prestigious Legal 500 ranked law firm in Canterbury, Kent.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact us for a confidential discussion.


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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