Employment Solicitor/Associate/Senior

Location Northampton
Discipline: Legal
Salary: Highly Competitive plus fantastic benefits
Contact name: Paul Turner

Contact email: paul@westinpar.com
Job ref: PT/NN/11699
Published: 24 days ago

Employment Solicitor/Associate/Senior Associate
£negotiable based on PQE Experience
Permanent – Part or Full-Time, Office based or Hybrid

This leading, highly regarded and award winning Legal 500 law firm are expanding and now requiring a Solicitor to join their successful, friendly, and supportive Employment team.
They are considering individuals with a range of experience but are ideally looking for someone who is 2 years PQE, up to Senior Associate level.
You will need to be competent at working independently, handling your own caseload from initial instruction through to completion, and providing guidance and mentoring to their more junior team members.


The successful candidate will undertake a diverse caseload incorporating contentious and non-contentious work for employer clients.
They act for a diverse client base including SMEs, OMBs, and listed companies. In addition, they also act for employees.
With plenty of variety you could be working on anything from settlement agreements to providing corporate support for M&A work as well as the full range of employment matters including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with Modern Slavery Act compliance,
  • Playing an integral advisory role with a variety of projects (including re-structuring, changing terms and conditions of employment, and large-scale redundancy exercises),
  • Providing strategic advice in connection with Boardroom/SMT disputes,
  • Providing ad hoc advice on operational HR matters,
  • Assisting with data protection compliance, and
  • Representing clients in employment tribunals.

This is a role that will grow with you, and you’ll also have the opportunity to work on projects in conjunction with our Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Litigation, and Commercial Property teams.

Many of their current partners trained with the firm and progressed to Head of Team or Board member positions, so the opportunities really are there for promotion.


  • Option to join the pension scheme where we will match up to 4% contribution.
  • BUPA (certain positions only).
  • Permanent Health Insurance, also known as Group Income Protection (certain positions only) which pays a percentage of salary after 6 months of sickness absence.
  • Regular Long Service Awards
  • Discounted Health Club and Gym Memberships
  • Other flexible benefits such as discounted gym membership, the option to purchase additional annual leave, Health Screening, Retail Discounts Scheme and more.
  • Competitive holiday entitlement that rises with length of service.
  • Death in Service benefit (after qualifying period) paying 3 x salary.
  • Paid Volunteer Leave
  • Salary Sacrifice Scheme which provides a tax-efficient way to get a new car.

Westin Par values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies, we are acting as an Employment Agency
Due to the high volume of applicants applying for all roles, we can only reply to candidates with the most relevant skills and experience. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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