Title Employment Lawyer
Salary 35/80K
Location Cornwall Devon SWUK
Job Information

Employment Lawyer, South West, 35/80K+

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Lawyer for our law firm client’s Plymouth Employment & Pensions team.

This role makes an important contribution to the department’s overall client work as well as supporting the team with ongoing departmental growth and development.

Our award winning law firm client prides itself upon being a progressive firm where individuals who can bring fresh new ideas to the organisation are highly rewarded. They are very supportive of  employees, clients and the beautiful South West region.

Our clients ongoing determination to be the premier firm on the South West peninsula is a real driving force. They also have a monumental desire to work with clients on a national basis.

We are ideally looking for a candidate who is able to demonstrate the competencies listed below.

In return, our prestigious client is committed to offering a fulfilling career in support of the Managing Partner’s strategy of being an employer of choice by attracting, retaining and developing our fabulous pool of legal talent.


Job purpose

To proactively grow and develop capability, client work and fee income as part of supporting the business and strategic plans.

To work with the Team Leader and others within the Employment and Pensions team to further develop the employment and pensions sector offering.


Key responsibilities

You must be able to demonstrate

  1. A good working knowledge of:-
  • oEmployment law and the ability to apply it;
  • oPractical, commercial and strategic HR advice;
  • oEmployment tribunal case management;
  1. Experience of managing and developing other lawyers or demonstrates potential and willingness to step up to such a position.
  2. A “business developer” who demonstrates ability to attract new clients and manage important client relationships.
  3. Living the Firm’s values; Progressive, Determined and Supportive.


Desirable Criteria:

  1. Working knowledge and experience of:-
  • oEmployment tribunal advocacy;
  • oOutsourcing, TUPE and corporate support work;
  • oWorking with large national HR clients;
  1. Modest following or existing contacts with local or national HR clients;
  2. Experience of working in a large national or regional firm;
  3. Would suit an ambitious lawyer who relishes a challenge and seeks fast progression based upon their own achievements.


To apply for this unique and desirable career opportunity with one of the most prestigious law firms based in the South West, please contact.

Jonny Scott Slater or Ashley Armstrong

Telephone 01872 274227

CV2 – cornishexecutive@aol.com

Confidentiality is assured at all times.