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Employment Law Senior Associate

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  • Progression opportunities
  • Hybrid working
  • Significant scope to shape business strategy and development

A boutique law firm based in Greater Manchester, is seeking an Employment Lawyer to join their team. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of the senior management, sharing their vision for high-end, value-driven service.

As an Employment Law Senior/Director, your exceptional legal acumen will play a key role in handling primarily respondent. The firm is currently expanding, and this strategic role is integral to its growth and business development plan.

Your responsibilities will include nurturing a modest client following, developing new business and building on your professional network. As part of a small team, your willingness to collaborate and contribute will be instrumental in driving the firm’s continued success.

In turn, you’ll be part of a highly regarded firm that values close partner contact and the freedom to shape your own path within the firm. You’ll be handling complex, high-value matters, giving you the opportunity to leverage your expertise and deliver exceptional client service.

The firm is known for its friendly, close-knit team, quality work and commitment to employee development. If you’re a keen business development person, a good networker and seeking a role in a boutique law firm with the vision to move the firm forwards, this role represents a truly unique opportunity.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.

Alternatively, contact Layla Jackson at Realm Recruit, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Layla is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of lawyers in non-contentious commercial areas, including corporate, commercial, commercial real estate and employment. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for these roles at all levels. Layla’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge mean that she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step.

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£70,000 - £90,000


  • Greater Manchester

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  • Hybrid working

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  • Permanent

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Layla Jackson

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Specialist for corporate, commercial, employment and real estate lawyers in the North West.

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