• Location: Yeovil
  • Reference Number: LSW5637

Legal Southwest Ltd

Our client is recognised as one of the country’s most progressive law firms providing decisive legal solutions to clients nationwide who value a high standard of practical legal support.

With offices in Yeovil, Sherborne, Castle Cary, Dorchester, Wareham, Bath and London, the philosophy of the Directors and staff is to offer an expert professional service on a personal basis, delivering the best results for clients.

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a part time Employment Solicitor to work 3 days per week, (hybrid working may be possible). This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Solicitor or Legal Executive to join an established, highly regarded team.

The existing employment team enjoys an excellent reputation boasting extensive experience of advising on all aspects of the employment relationship.  Building close relationships with their clients they provide practical legal advice on day-to-day employment issues such as performance, sickness absence management, disciplinary hearings, grievance processes, discrimination issues and dismissal, through to strategic advice on large scale restructures, redundancies, sales and mergers and negotiating exit packages. They also represent clients through the tribunal process.

The successful candidate will be looking for a role with a reputable full-service law firm acting primarily for employers.

You will have high level experience in advising on the practical application of employment law, providing commercial solutions to everyday problems with a view to avoiding litigation.  The team’s client base is considerably varied with a wide variety of interesting legal issues to address and therefore a breadth of experience across all employment matters is required.

You must also be experienced in representing both employees and employers in the Employment Tribunal, including their own advocacy at hearings.

The Team works closely with the wider commercial team in dealing with business sales, mergers and acquisitions and therefor the ideal candidate will have practical experience of TUPE and redundancy consultation.

The team pride themselves on a strong ethos of support and openness.  It is imperative that you are able to portray team player attributes and have the ability to work unsupervised, combined with a desire to be part of a growing business

You will be required to have active involvement in business development activities & marketing initiatives.

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer.


  • Life Assurance from the first day of employment
  • Personal Pension Scheme
  • Income Protection Cover
  • Holiday – up to 25 days per annum increasing to 30 days with length of service
  • Free legal services

Additional Rewards for Senior positions

  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Free Car Parking

Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.

 Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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