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Employment Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Kent, Canterbury
£45000 - £52000 per annum
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Employment, General Employment
Newly Qualified, 1-3 Years

Job Details

This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious Employment Solicitor to join an esteemed Legal 500 ranked law firm in Canterbury, Kent. Due to continued growth across the employment department, the firm are seeking a career minded Employment Lawyer (1-4 years PQE) to contribute to their renowned legal practice.

The Firm:

With over 300 years of history, this firm is deeply rooted in the local Kent community and the wider South East region. They are the preferred choice for individuals and businesses alike, with a strong base of generational clients.
They boast multiple Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practices, led by a cohort of distinguished lawyers recognised as leading individuals and next generation partners.
In addition to core areas like property, private client, employment, and litigation, they are known for our expertise in niche areas such as agricultural property, farming, and charities/not-for-profit.

The Role:

As an Employment Solicitor within the team, you will collaborate with a highly respected group of legal professionals representing major employers and corporate entities.
Your responsibilities will include advising on employment law matters, handling disputes, and providing strategic counsel on employment-related issues.
You will have the opportunity to work closely with clients and senior colleagues, taking on meaningful responsibilities from the outset.
You'll provide legal advice on employment law matters for both employer and employee, handling employment disputes and litigation, advising on HR policies and procedures, conducting negotiations and settlement agreements, supporting clients with employment-related legal issues


Qualified Employment Solicitor or Legal Executive (1-4 years PQE)
Strong attention to detail and commercial acumen
Ability to undertake business development and marketing
Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team

On Offer:

Competitive salary package and comprehensive benefits
Exposure to high-profile and impactful employment law matters
Opportunity to collaborate with leading professionals and next generation partners

This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious Employment Solicitor to join a prestigious Legal 500 ranked law firm in Canterbury, Kent.

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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