Employment Solicitor

Stockport – £48,000 - £71,000

A market leading 'boutique' Employment Law Consultancy business is looking for a commercially astute and service-driven Employment Lawyer to join their close-knit, experienced, and successful team based in Cheshire.

The business has an impressive client base of large, well-known corporates, and offers them a unique, consultative, and personalised Employment Law and HR service. The position would be ideal for someone with respondent experience, and ideally some experience working with trade unions. Salary is dependent on individual experience.

The business is going through a period of organic growth, and as such they are looking for an experienced Employment Law Solicitor to join the team. It's a small business, and as such the Employment Law team take a collaborative approach in servicing their clients. The focus of the business is to provide a consultative and tailored service to each of their clients, and as such the integration of technology and media to the client experience is an important part of their delivery model.

The role will involve; providing comprehensive advice to clients on employment law and employee relations matters, case management of employment tribunal litigation, advocacy in both the employment tribunal and appeal tribunal, the development and delivery of training materials for clients, and the delivery of 'surgeries' on-site with the clients.

Applications are invited from Employment Law Solicitors, of at least 5 years PQE, who are interested in working in a more commercial environment. Candidates should have demonstrable experience advising large corporate businesses on a range of employment law matters, either In-house or in Private Practice, and it is referred (not essential) that candidates have experience working with trade unions. The successful candidate will also have significant experience of employment tribunal representation.

If you're interested in the position and would like to be considered, please send your CV or application for feedback. Your details won't be submitted to the client without a full discussion about the role.

Please contact Ryan McNamara, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our website www.douglas-scott.co.uk for more North West legal positions.

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Ryan McNamara

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360


Ryan joined Douglas Scott in 2018 having previously worked as a Sales Operations Manager. He specialises in Private Practice recruitment in the North West and recruits from Legal Assistant level up to Partnership level, and works with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national and international practices. Ryan works with well-established departments as well as with firms which are keen to diversify into new areas of law.

"Ryan was obviously very knowledgeable about the role I was looking for and secured an interview within 24 hours. He was helpful and keen I felt I was in good hands."

Solicitor | Wigan

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Employment Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House, Billing
  • Salary: £48,000 - £71,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Stockport
  • Reference: RMC55585

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