Head of Department – Employment – Full Time – Shrewsbury

  • Permanent
  • Shrewsbury
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Shropshire
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000/annum Generous holidays Pension Eye tests


Lexcel accredited practice in Shropshire seeks an experienced Head of Employment on a full-time, permanent basis.

This is a rare opportunity for a qualified solicitor with at least 5 years’ experienced in employment matters to join our client’s fast-growing firm in Shrewsbury. The successful candidate will handle a challenging caseload of employment matters, whilst ensuring smooth operation of the department.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


Handling own caseload of employment matters
Undertaking advocacy
Representing clients at Employment Tribunal
Drafting various documents, contracts, agreements and policies
Preparing witness statements
Evaluating evidence
Conducting pre-hearing reviews
Undertaking legal research
Liaising with clients and other professionals
Business development
Delivering presentations and seminars on employment mattersThe Candidate

Solicitors with at least 5 years’ PQE
Solid experience in employment matters is essential
Excellent client care and organisational skills
Professional with a pro-active approach
Highly effective communicator
Concise and clear document drafting skills
Team playerThe Firm

Our client is a well-established and ambitious practice, with a network of offices, delivering high quality advice to businesses and individuals both locally and further afield. Staying true to their roots, they blend traditional values of excellent client care and service with modern practices. This acknowledgement of the importance of their community and clients, means they were awarded Lexcel accreditation and have built an enviable client base. Regarded as one of the leading firms in the region, they continue to enjoy sustained periods of growth and are well placed to enjoy further success in the future.


Generous holiday allowance
Competitive salary
Pension scheme
Office events
Free eye tests
Staff discountsOur Agency Requirements

What salary are you currently seeking?
How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
How long is your notice period? 

Head of Department – Employment

For further details of this Head of Employment Department vacancy, please contact Natasha on (phone number removed) quoting reference NK31828.

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Salary: £60000 – £70000/annum Generous holidays Pension Eye tests

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Shrewsbury

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