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Employment Partner - Head of Department

QED Legal
Senior Level Salary - Discussed on Application
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment, General Employment
7+ Years, Partner

Job Details

Employment Partner - Head of Department - Derby/Hybrid Working

A rare and exciting opportunity has come up for a senior employment lawyer to join a prestigious and successful law firm as their new head of employment.

Due to the senior nature of the position, the successful candidate for this position will be an experienced employment Solicitor with significant PQE and a background of working in a senior/managerial roles within employment law teams. 

You will take on responsibility for leading the employment law teams, ensuring that the team continues to maintains and develops their top class reputation in Employment work.

The firm will offer a market leading financial package, reflective of your expertise and experience in this area. As well as a senior level salary you can expect perks such as bonus schemes, generous annual leave policies with the Opportunity to buy & sell extra days. 

Opportunities of this nature do not come up all too often so if you are an ambitious employment lawyer looking to make the next step into a HOD position this should definitely be something to consider and get in touch about. 

Please apply using the links provided or give Greg Whittaker at QED legal a call, email or linkedin message for further details.


As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your career.

• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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