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Employment Law Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Join this award-winning practice and work solely for sports and media clients on a broad range of engaging & high-profile employment matters, with incremental support from industry-leading individuals as you progress through the ranks.

The Firm

Homing a multitude of offices across the North, this leading regional practice has firmly cemented itself as a fierce competitor in the legal market. Notably, they have built a strong reputation through their excellent service and sector-specialist knowledge, leading to numerous referrals and repeat client business.

Stemming from within, an emphasis on 'people-first' is where the firm takes pride in being different. Alongside incremental training and development, they employ a flexible working schedule which allows staff to find their own harmonious balance between home and work life. This approach has subsequently led to fruitful client relationships, continued business growth & productivity and longstanding teams of talented lawyers.

Here, you will feel constantly stimulated by the high-quality level of work that comes in abundance, with tailored support to ensure you reach your full potential, which is why this firm boasts an impressive employee retention rate.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for an Employment Solicitor to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • Earning Legal 500 accreditation, the Employment team handle a plethora of contentious & non-contentious issues across the sports and media sectors, advising players, agents, athletes and clubs in the top leagues
  • To align with this, you will have a diverse caseload, including drafting service agreements, advising in employment-related disputes and providing support to the corporate & commercial departments
  • You will closely assist the wider employment team and gain exposure to some of the most high-profile sports matters in the UK
  • You will find that this opportunity comes with a high level of career investment; you will be working alongside respected lawyers, who will give you the platform to further expand your Employment network and progress through the ranks

The Ideal Candidate:

  • A qualified Employment Solicitor from 2 to 5 years PQE
  • Experience in both contentious & non-contentious matters
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good written and oral communication skills


  • Competitive salary above the market rate
  • Hybrid and flexible working available
  • Extensive benefits package

This is a standout opportunity for an Employment Solicitor to join the firm's buoyant office in Manchester.


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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