Employment Senior Associate / Legal Director

Bydand Recruitment Services Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
Full time
£80,000 - £90,000
12 days ago

Employment Senior Associate or Legal Director Respondent work - mixture of litigated and advisory work / 5+ PQE

Employment Senior Associate / Legal Director - Manchester or Liverpool

These two talented teams of employment lawyers are based across Manchester and Liverpool. Both teams are looking to strengthen their offerings at senior level. The hiring managers are looking for candidates with strong employment experience from reputable law firms as well as with solid experience in respondent work.


  • Job title: Associate / Senior Associate
  • Location: Manchester or Liverpool
  • Salary: £65,000 - £90,000 (depending on experience)
  • Reports to: Partner / Head of Department
  • Previous Experience: 5 PQE+ Background from respected employment team ideally with respondent experience.

More about the Manchester and Liverpool teams

This highly respected employment team is looking to strengthen its Manchester and Liverpool offerings with ambitious lawyers who will be continuing to develop the reputatiion of the department in the North West. As such, this is a fantastic way to progress your career. The level of work on offer is second-to-none. Recent examples of work include:

  • Complex, high-level employee relations cases ranging from unfair dismissal cases in relation to instances of alleged discrimination to allegations of harassment and bullying;
  • Advising on trade union negotiations at a major public sector institution;
  • Advising well-known media brand in relation to their new inclusivity and diversity policy;
  • Advising on complex TUPE consultation following multi-million-pound corporate acquisition

Experienced candidates with proven experience

The ideal candidates will have upwards of 5 PQE and will be confident operators used to dealing with a good mix of SME and larger corporates including listed companies advising them on a range of contentious and non-contentious matters.

The team are looking for creative 'commercial' lawyers capable of working constructively with the HR departments and in-house legal teams of a variety of clients across various sectors. Applicants should have respondent experience.

A positive culture where you career can flourish

The roles offer hybrid working so you can benefit from all the advantages of working flexibly. The firm has worked hard to develop a style of working which is as inclusive as possible.

The firm as a whole is friendly with a positive culture, offering the successful candidates a real chance to flourish. This is a fantastic place for an experienced employment solicitor to really spread their wings and develop further.

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