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Employment Solicitor Position in Leeds

Based in Leeds or Sheffield. Travel to our other offices will be required. 

Lupton Fawcett LLP is a well-established law firm with offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York.

We seek an experienced Employment Solicitor to join our award winning Employment Team.

The successful candidate must have excellent technical ability and experience of dealing with a broad range of work.  We anticipate you will have circa 2 – 3 years PQE (or similar experience).

The role is within the Employment Team which was awarded UK Regional HR/Employment Team of the Year 2017 by the Legal 500.  The successful candidate will be providing a high quality legal service to a wide range of corporate and individual clients.

You should have the following attributes:-

  • The ability to generate your own caseload through existing contacts and from client referrals;
  • Good marketing focus and commercially aware with a proven background of successful involvement in business development strategies to enable you to contribute to the growth of the Firm’s portfolio;
  • Credible and professional enough to contribute to the growth of an already established department;
  • Pro-active, driven, professional and flexible, as well as being friendly, and a good team player.

Possessing strong client development and networking skills, applicants should be confident, self-motivated individuals with excellent IT skills, who can convince us they will enjoy being part of an integrated team but who will also thrive in working in an autonomous working environment.

Ideally, you will have experience of both litigation and corporate support.

The successful candidate will be tasked with developing a full and varied caseload to cover the full range of contentious and non-contentious Employment matters to both corporate and individual clients, whilst being excited at having the opportunity to join a very strong and close knit team.

The department is relaxed, supportive and informal, but extremely professional. We put clients’ needs first, so you will need to have the ability to prioritise your workload, and be able to work to deadlines.  We are focussed on providing the highest of quality and customer service, and providing commercial advice. 

We firmly believe a positive “can do” attitude and a good sense of humour can go a long way!

Salary is commensurate with experience, and applications should be made in writing through the Firm’s website, giving a brief summary of what you can bring to the role and the Firm, and attaching an up to date CV. 

Lupton Fawcett is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. If the role is of interest to you, please submit your CV and covering letter via the form below where your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applications. If you do not hear from us please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application. We would like to retain your details, CV and all of the information contained within it for the purpose of potentially filing a future vacancy with Lupton Fawcett and for which we believe you are suitable.

To show your consent please tick the box below. You are able to withdraw this at any time by writing to us at Lupton Fawcett LLP, Yorkshire House, East Parade, Leeds, LS1 5BD, emailing us at or by calling a member of the HR team on 0113 280 2000.

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