BCL Legal Recruitment
0845 241 0933

Employment Solicitor

Leeds and West Yorkshire
£44,000.00 - 48,000.00
Private Practice
Contract Type:
Permanent role
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Employment Solicitor

Major global top tier firm with an award-winning reputation for employment law now seeks to recruit an additional associate level solicitor to their friendly Leeds team.

The substantial 2-partner team is one of the largest in the city and forms part of a major national and international employment practice, covering a broad sector spread, with particular expertise across retail, recruitment, energy, life sciences and financial services, which provides a great range of work across general employment surgery / day-to-day advice, tribunal work, corporate support work and major project work, which is often international work.

There is no volume litigation work and whilst everyone is expected to handle their own preliminary hearings, counsel is instructed on tribunal advocacy so there is no requirement for you to have tribunal advocacy experience.

What they're looking for is a team player who gets on with people, someone with solid academics and around 1 to 3 years' PQE in employment matters, a practical commercial outlook and the drive & passion to develop their career in respondent-based employment.

You may come from another large commercial firm, a smaller commercial firm, a claimant-based background, or in-house, but as long as you have the ingredients they're looking for, your application is welcome. In fact one of the partners in the team came from a claimant background originally.

In return for your energy and commitment, you can expect an interesting, varied and challenging caseload and a genuine commitment to your ongoing development through the bespoke technical foundation course, the associates programme and the regular team get-togethers.

There's a huge amount of support and mentoring and as the hiring partner said 'it's just a really nice place to work'. Whilst this is a major global player, the Leeds office, and other regional offices, have retained their own identities, and there's a lot of personality to the place.

Flexible working is on the table for those who need to do a bit more juggling and whilst they are very busy and keen to recruit, part time may also be considered for this hire.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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