Employment Solicitor

JMC Legal.
England, London, Barnet
£50000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
04 Oct 2021
15 Oct 2021
Jonny Dickens
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking to progress your career to Partner level in a well-established, forward-thinking, friendly North London firm where many of the solicitors are city trained? You might have hit a glass ceiling at your current practice, and are seeking a pathway to partnership?

This firm is looking for a Senior Employment Solicitor to work alongside the current Employment Partner developing the department with a view to taking over as Head of Department and Partner in 18-24 months upon their retirement.

This role is an exceptional opportunity for an Employment Solicitor 6 years+ PQE to join this market-leading firm in North London.

The Firm

This firm has a rich heritage and has been established for over 50 years. They pride themselves on delivering a top level of client service. It is a truly multi-service firm which is continuously evolving with a strong blend of commercial and creativity. Most of the work they receive is from referrals which demonstrates their reputation in the market.

There is a wealth of experience amongst the solicitors who work there, many coming from the West End and City firms, meaning they punch above their weight, dealing with the highest quality.

They have a reputation of nurturing and developing legal talent; nothing demonstrates this more than the fact they have many "homegrown" partners.

This firm has a culture that stands them apart from all their competitors. It has the perfect balance between being professional and having a friendly, family feel. They value a work-life balance, and many of the staff have been there for years, and this is clearly demonstrated through their high staff retention.

They have a multimillion turnover, and their turnover continues to increase year on year. You will find a strong leadership team; there is an open-door policy where everyone has a voice. It's this truly collaborative culture that has been pivotal to the firm's success and top reputation.

The Role

They are seeking to hire a Senior Employment Solicitor into their growing team in North London, based close to Finchley, London.

You will be working alongside the current Employment Partner, who works part-time, with the view to taking over the department in 18-24 months.

You will be responsible for driving the business forward, developing the department whilst looking to offer strategic advice whilst achieving their exciting growth targets. You will have autonomy to build the department your way, but will have top-level support from the firms other Partners.

There will be the option to work remotely a few days a week once you have settled into the role.

You will work closely with the firms strong, Corporate commercial department. You will deal with a mix of contentious and non-contentious work. There will be a mix of claimant and respondent work. You will work across a broad range of industries; the variety and broadness of the role will make for an interesting caseload.


  • You will be an Employment Solicitor 6 years+ PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE and applications are invited from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • You will possess a passion for working within Employment Law
  • You will have excellent communication skills
  • You will be an ambitious individual who wants to progress in their career
  • You must be someone who embraces business development and is a self-starter.
  • You will have a strong collaborative approach to working
  • A meticulous eye for detail is essential


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience and background and competitive.
  • On offer is a lucrative bonus structure that allows you to increase on your earnings

This Senior Employment Solicitor role comes with credible prospects for progression to Partnership and Head of Department, based in North London close to Finchley.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.