APPLYBACKHead of Employment Law - Shrewsbury - Shrewsbury

Role:Head of Employment Law - Shrewsbury
Salary:£60,000 - £90,000 plus bonus

Are you a Senior Employment Lawyer with 5 years plus PQE?

Are you ready to now head your own department?


If so, this is the opportunity you have been waiting for


My client is a great firm – top 500 – with a modern culture and working approach and an outstanding client reputation.


The team need a new Head of Employment Law with solid experience above to cover a wide and varied caseload. Please note with the national set up of the firm you will not just be handling local cases but will receive referrals from other offices nationwide.


You will report and be a support to the National Head of Employment Law.


We are looking for someone exceptional who has the character to lead and build a team.  You will be a natural nurturer of talent – motivating and inspiring. In turn your career prospects will supported. A leader by example with a hands-on approach.


You will determine how the department is structured and recruit the people to make this happen.


Day to day the role will be


Run and developing your own caseload

Providing advice to clients on a wide variety of employment law issues

Drafting documents such as contracts, settlement agreements, policies, procedures, and handbooks

Taking and drafting witness statements

Analysing and evaluating evidence of cases

Conducting pre-hearing reviews

Undertaking research

Conducting advocacy

Liaison with clients and others such as barristers

Representing Clients at Tribunals

Developing your Team

Developing business

Promoting the firm’s fixed price employment law retainer

Delivering presentations and seminars




You will have a natural flair for marketing and business development and as the business builds the rewards will be there to reflect your success.


We want to talk to you if you are all the above and more.


We want to learn about how you will be an inspirational leader.


Please call me on 07889 170 118 any time from 8am to 8pm


I look forward to talking to you and learning how you would establish this department to achieve success for you and your team.


Thank You.


Lindsay Petrie