Head of Employment

Derbyshire, England
09 Sep 2017
07 Oct 2017
Penny Trotman
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice

Head of Employment, Derbyshire - Frustrated at the lack of direction and progression within your firm, in need of a role which offers plenty of autonomy and the opportunity for you to take that next step up on the career ladder? This leading regional law firm is looking to capitalise on their consistent success through the appointment of a skilled Employment Solicitor to head up the busy department

JOB TITLE: Head of Employment - Derbyshire


LOCATION: Derbyshire (Commutable from: Derby, Long Eaton, Burton Upon Trent, Swadlincote, Nottingham, Stoke on Trent)

SALARY: £dependant on experience


Based in Derbyshire, the employment department of this well regarded law firm is on the lookout for an Employment Partner to play a key role in the growth and development of the highly rated team. With a number of well known individuals who cover the broad spectrum of employment related work, you will be working alongside some of the most knowledgeable partners and associates within the employment field and be expected to provide an outstanding service to a varied client base. The successful Employment Partner will be dealing with both non contentious and contentious related employment matters including business transfers, redundancy, trade unions, employment disputes and TUPE. You must be able to go out and win new work and be able to demonstrate a sizeable following of contacts that are able to instruct you on future matters. This position would suit ambitious Employment Solicitors who are looking for the next step in their career and the chance to take charge of a leading department.


In order to be considered for the role of Employment Partner / Head of the Employment Department you must have the drive and determination to succeed in a role which comes with a high level of responsibility. This role is not for shrinking violets and if you are able to take the bull by the horns and hit the ground running then this is could be the perfect position for you. Ideal Employment Partners / Heads of Department will have a minimum of 8+ years experience in TUPE, discrimination, equal pay and also redundancies. You will also be well placed to undertake your own advocacy and be able to assist on employment issues which arise from drafting contracts of employment and handbooks.


A progressive and leading practice who have established themselves as one of the leading players within the Derbyshire or East Midlands market. The firm prides themselves on the excellent service they provide to their clients across a range of legal services in a number of sectors. A unique opportunity for a Senior Employment Associate/ Employment Partner who is really looking for something to really get their teeth stuck into. The perfect position for an Employment Partner who is looking to take on a high level of responsibility and progress their career to unimaginable lengths within a leading law firm.

Contact Details:

If you would like further information or would be interested to apply for this vacancy please contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 410 6987 or if out of hours is easier on my mobile 07779613717 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk. Or contact us via Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/company/237102

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