Employment Solicitor

England, Kent, Canterbury
£60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
09 Mar 2023
06 Apr 2023
Jamie Chinnock
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment, General Employment
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner, Senior Level

This award-winning South East firm, which has been operating for over 100 years, is looking to expand its Employment team based in Canterbury. This team is headed by a Legal 500 recommended lawyer, and boasts prestige throughout the team, making it a powerhouse team to work within.

The Firm

  • The firm provides a plethora of services, with focuses on individuals, business enterprises, and other organisations. They are looking to expand their team and continue their dynamic and innovative approach to achieving excellence.
  • The firm has deep roots within the region, having operated for over 100 years. They are a prominent and well-recognised firm in the South East and are the first choice for many individuals and businesses, boasting a solid foundation of generational clients.
  • In addition to their core practice areas like property, private clients, employment, and litigation they have built a reputation for their expertise in more niche areas like agricultural property, farming, and charities/not-for-profit.
  • They have a number of Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practices, with an impressive cohort of lawyers who have received recognition as leading individuals and next-generation partners.

The Role

  • You will run your own caseload of both respondent and claimant cases.
    Handling a mixed caseload of contentious and non-contentious Employment work, you will act for some of the UK's largest employers across various sectors, such as health, finance, and retail.
  • This role would suit someone with a firm footing in employment matters, or experience in-house, that's looking to explore claimant work in a really interesting and challenging sector.


  • Qualified Solicitor, CILEx with 5+ years of qualified experience dealing with employment matters.
  • Desire and ability to contribute to business development projects
  • Excellent technical knowledge with a clear communicative focus

What's on offer?

  • Competitive salary, including an annual bonus scheme
  • Excellent pension and benefits package, including up to 26 days of holiday
  • The opportunity to join an established team with excellent leadership

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Employment Solicitor, with 5+ years of PQE, looking to join an established, high-performing team within an established firm in Canterbury, Kent.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or please call for a confidential conversation.

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