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Senior Employment Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, West Sussex, Haywards Heath
£70000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner, Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment, General Employment
4-6 Years, 7+ Years, Partner

Job Details

This prominent regional firm is renowned for delivering high-quality work, far exceeding expectations for its size. With a rich heritage and strong connections to the local communities they serve, the firm has experienced significant growth in recent years, expanding to over seven offices across London and the South East.

Due to ongoing expansion, the firm is seeking a Senior Employment Lawyer to lead their employment team in Haywards Heath, West Sussex.

The Firm & Role

  • The firm provides comprehensive legal services to both individuals and businesses, offering well-rounded legal advice. With over 30 years of operation in London and the surrounding regions, they have distinguished themselves as a reliable source for legal counsel.
  • Their supportive and empathetic ethos is reflected in their high employee retention rates and the strong sense of camaraderie across all departments. Maintaining close relationships with clients is a cornerstone of their success, contributing to their deep sense of heritage. They offer a progressive structure for candidates committed to the role.
  • The firm advises on a wide range of employment law issues, including discrimination, redundancy payments, and misconduct dismissals. They excel in drafting and negotiating settlement agreements, often securing better exit packages for their clients than originally offered. Their clients span diverse industries and business sectors, reflecting the firm's broad expertise. The firm's ongoing growth strategy includes acquiring new offices, making this an exciting time to join.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will be a Senior Employment Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (no upper limit on experience).
  • The firm offers excellent prospects with clear paths for progression.
  • You should have strong technical knowledge and a commitment to providing exceptional client service.


  • Competitive salary above market rate, negotiable based on PQE.
  • Hybrid/remote working and flexible hours available.

This is a standout opportunity for a Senior Employment Solicitor to join a well-known and expanding firm in Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact us for a confidential discussion.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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