Employment Law Solicitor

New Role – Employment Solicitor

Location – Manchester

Salary – c£35-50k – plus Bonus and full benefits

Are you an experienced Employment Solicitor looking for a new challenge?

We are looking for an ambitious and driven experienced Employment Solicitor, good with Business Development and leading and inspiring a team to join our clients Employment Law team 


You will be an expert in handling both respondent and claimant employment law and ideally have a minimum of 3 years+ PQE.

As the ideal candidate you will be an integral part of the Employment team.  The role is a varied and challenging position, working alone to start while you add new members to your own team!


You will:

  • Run your own caseload, with supervision when required from a larger UK wide Network.
  • Provide advice to clients on a variety of employment law issues
  • Draft documents, ie contracts, settlement agreements, policies, procedures and handbooks
  • Take and draft witness statements
  • Analyse and evaluate evidence of cases
  • Conduct pre-hearing reviews
  • Undertake research
  • Liaise with clients and other professionals such as barristers
  • Represent clients at Employment Tribunals
  • Be business development focused
  • Ability and desire to sell our fixed price employment law retainer, Employ-Line.
  • Deliver presentations/seminars on employment matters

Key Skills:

  • Excellent client care skills
  • Professional with a pro-active approach
  • Highly effective communicator
  • Concise and clear document drafting
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Conscientious and hardworking
  • Team player

Get the ball rolling and call Georgina on 07539 170664, and send your cv to georgina@optimal-recruitment.co.uk 

An initial informal chat always welcome!