Employment Lawyer


Leeds, West Yorkshire


£60,000 to £80,000




Meet the recruiter

Rhys Spencer

Role Overview & Daily Responsibilities: 

  • Advisory Services: Provide expert legal advice to employer clients on matters including but not limited to disciplinary actions, grievance procedures, redundancies, TUPE, and employment contracts.
  • Litigation: Represent employer clients in employment tribunals and courts, preparing and managing cases from inception to resolution.
  • Policy Development: Assist clients in developing and implementing robust HR policies and procedures that comply with current employment legislation.
  • Negotiation and Settlement: Handle negotiations and settlements in employment disputes, striving for outcomes that are in the best interest of the client.
  • Client Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring a high level of client satisfaction and loyalty.
  • Strategic Consultation: Liaise with HR professionals and business leaders on non-contentious, strategic employment law matters to support business objectives and compliance.
  • Advocacy: Advocate on behalf of employer clients in legal proceedings, ensuring their interests are effectively represented and defended, and instructing counsel or barrister chambers where necessary.

About the business:

  • Our client are a leading law firm with a global outreach, whilst offering an independent organisational feel.
  • As a renowned multi-servicing law firm, they boast excellent work quality, a strong client base and experienced professionals throughout.
  • The firm are a ‘people first’ organisation that has a genuine passion for their employees welfare and career advancement. 
  • With a superb employee offering, highly competitive salaries, leading training & development and flexibility for staff, this truly is a great firm to work for

Employment Benefits Package:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Increasing holiday entitlement following 2 years service
  • Increasing holiday entitlement following 5 years service
  • Optional holiday purchase scheme through salary sacrifice 
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • Increasing pension contributions in line with service
  • Life assurance scheme 
  • Private healthcare scheme
  • Discounted legal services
  • Firmwide reward & recognition scheme
  • Mental health and well-being scheme
  • Enhanced parental leave package
  • Travel scheme
  • Employee assistance programme 
  • Sports and social clubs
  • Free snacks
  • Long service awards & rewards
  • Hybrid working 

Required Attributes:

  • As the successful candidate, you will need experience respondent employment law
  • Exposure handling a range of contentious and non-contentious employment law matters is required 

About CRA Consulting:

  • CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.
  • For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

How to apply:

  • If this Employment Solicitor / Associate vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.
  • Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

  • CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.
  • This Employment Solicitor / Associate vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.


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