Employment Solicitor


  • £70000 - £90000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 18/01/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215294672

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and ambitious Solicitor to join a leading law firm. This role will offer you the chance to join an award-winning team and undertake a really high quality of work. The employment team is highly regarded nationally and has an attractive and exciting client base of household names. This is a chance for a Senior Associate to join one of the fastest growing employment teams in the country and to work alongside a team of Partners who are ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. To apply or to register your interest, please call Penny Trotman on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 4672. If in the first instance you would like an informal chat to find out more please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

JOB TITLE: Senior employment associate solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 6+ PQE
LOCATION: Birmingham
SALARY: £60,000 - £80,000 (Dependent on experience)

THE ROLE:
The successful Employment Solicitor will be responsible for providing sound and commercially minded employment advice across a wide-ranging client base. You will be responsible for your own caseload whilst supporting partner leads in both contentious and non-contentious matters. This role requires advising on equalities obligations, internal disciplinary processes and TUPE processes including supporting business development and providing training on a range of employment issues. Working on a range of employment matters across a range sectors offers the appointed Associate or Senior Associate a real varied caseload of employment matters. This is a great role for someone who wants to progress their career and to work in a team which has a really good culture. The team and the firm believe in celebrating successes and wins and have a collaborative and friendly culture. On offer is a mixture of office based and home working.

THE CANDIDATE:
You will be a driven, determined and an ambitious individual looking to excel within this highly regarded firm. You will be extensively experienced in contentious and non-contentious employment matters, case management of Employment Tribunal claims and advising on employer relations and restructures. You will be passionate about this sector and motivated to provide practical and high-quality solutions to all clients. Advocacy experience would be highly advantageous, but not necessary for the role. You will be working directly with the Partners from day one and you will gain exposure to a number of high profile clients, you will have strong client facing skills and will also be keen to business develop and network in the Midlands market. Driven and ambitious you will be keen to progress your career and for those so minded a fast track route to partnership is on offer.

THE FIRM:
Our client is an impressive national Top 50 law firm with award winning teams providing comprehensive legal advice across a range of sectors. They pride themselves on their passionate and proactive approach to their work, built on a foundation of partnership and commercial strength. They provide excellent pathways for career progression, and truly have the client at the heart of all they do. You will be conducting an excellent quality of work in a nationally recognised Employment team. The firm has a clear and focused strategy for growth over the next three years and there have already been some exciting hires into the Birmingham office in 2023. If you want to join a forward thinking progressive law firm then this is definitely the opportunity for you.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
Competitive Salary plus a comprehensive benefits package, including private medical insurance, pension scheme and a range of voluntary benefits. As you progress your career with this firm the benefits increase in line with your seniority.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. We will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible. If it’s a fit, Penny will talk you through all the details of the role, the company, team culture, career opportunities, package etc. If you feel it ticks the right boxes, only then we will share your CV with our client. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days, if you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary level purely as a guide.


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