Head of Employment

Job Title: Head of Employment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000
REF: 1621
Contact Name: Daniel Clarke
Contact Email: daniel.clarke@realmrecruit.com

A progressive and award-winning regional law firm has recently undergone large expansion after acquiring two law firms over the past few years and are looking for an experienced Employment Lawyer to join them as Head of Department.   

In this role, you will have the chance to come in and build your own employment team so it's an outstanding opportunity for a senior lawyer. 

The firm are very flexible so you will be able to work from either of their Greater Manchester offices and/or work from home if you wish however you may need to travel between the two offices in Manchester and Blackburn.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an existing Head of Employment or an ambitious lawyer looking to take the next step in their career.  

Head of Employment - Manchester  

The company & role  

  • A forward-thinking multi-service firm with a solid reputation  

  • In this role, you will handle your own caseload have the opportunity to manage and expand the team and really drive forward the employment department  

  • The firm have a down-to-earth team culture and really invest in the development of their lawyers  

  • They are passionate about helping their employees to reach their full potential and as a result, you will have access to a variety of training and growth opportunities  

  • The firm have several accreditations and have been recognised by the Legal 500  

  • Commutable from Manchester, Stockport, Cheshire and High Peak  

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Flexible working  

  • Home working  

  • Supportive and nurturing working environment  

  • Clear progression path  

  • Generous holiday allowance  

The ideal candidate  

  • An experienced Employment lawyer 

  • Must have a wide range of employment experience, management/supervisory experience and BD experience. 

  • A personable, confident and articulate communicator  

  • Will have experience of supervising or managing a team  

  • Will be self-motivated and able to prioritise and manage your time well  

  • Will be committed to providing a high level of customer service  

How to apply for this Head of Employment role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Daniel on 03300 245 606 or email daniel.clarke@realmrecruit.com.  

Daniel is a Junior Consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of employment lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, he recruits for employment roles at all levels, from paralegal to partner. If you’re an employment solicitor looking to make a move, Daniel is ready to help you 

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