Employment Lawyer

England, Essex, Chelmsford
£50000 - £72000 per annum + Negotiable + Lucrative Bonus Scheme
22 Nov 2021
20 Dec 2021
James Wootton
Full Time
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Mid Level, Senior Level

This is one of the fastest growing firms in Essex who have already established themselves as the go to provider across all areas of law including; Property, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Family and Private Client.

The firm are consistently ranked in the Legal 500 across a majority of their disciplines and show no sign of stopping, attracting top talent from the larger regional firms. They are now seeking an experienced Senior Associate or Partner to champion their offering.

This is one of the most well known and most respected firms in Essex whose reputation precedes itself - they have a thriving office culture and experienced team, for this reason attract a high-profile client base on a regional level across Essex and East London.

If you are an experienced Employment specialist, open to a new position, I would highly recommend this rare opportunity to join the very best in Essex!

The Firm

This leading regional firm are very well known for their high-quality work throughout Essex and East London. This is the perfect setting for their specialist practice areas taking full advantage of its multiple commutable locations.

The firm have experienced rapid and quality driven growth since inception by making some key and strategic hires. Due to this, the firm attracts high calibre and recommended lawyers within their chosen specialist fields

The firm has employed top level Partners from regional and national firms, and this level of expertise is then passed down to more junior members of staff, meaning you will have very strong support from the very start.

The overriding ethos is results driven and supportive in a collegiate environment, and this approach benefits the individual and the firm as a whole. This is probably the most modern, dynamic and forward-thinking practice in Essex, who are highly recommended by clients and employees alike!

The Role

The firm are looking to hire an experienced Employment Senor Solicitor or Partner into their thriving Essex office

With succession plans in place, this outstanding firm are seeing a commercially minded Employment specialist to head up their department. The caseload will depend on your own focus, but you can be expected to work on a range of matters for Employers and Employees such as:

  • Employment Disputes and Tribunals
  • Settlements
  • Contracts and Handbooks
  • Restrictive Covenants
  • Business Restructuring
  • Discrimination
  • Unfair Dismissals
  • TUPE
  • and Disciplinaries

If you are an experienced Employment Solicitor or existing Partner seeking the opportunity to join a leading Essex practice.


  • You will be an Employment Solicitor or Partner with at least 5 years PQE +
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is advantageous
  • You should have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

On Offer

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE
  • You will also receive an industry leading benefits package

If you are looking to join a larger, more established firm with an exciting client base where you will benefit from work/life balance and the backing of a regional heavyweight firm, apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation

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