Employment Solicitor (High Profile Sports)

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £52,000 - £60,000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid Working. City Centre Office Location

Clayton Legal recruitment are currently recruiting an EMPLOYMENT SOLICITOR for a niche law firm based in the City Centre of Manchester
The role includes:
• Drafting and negotiating service agreements for high-profile senior executives and employees within football and other sports, including managers, coaches, players and sporting directors;
• Advising on employment issues across a number of sports, including the provision of support to other parts of the team including corporate, commercial, regulatory/litigation and immigration;
• Advising federations, leagues, clubs, players, athletes, agents and other stakeholders in employment related disputes before a variety of dispute resolution forums, including the Employment Tribunal and appellate tribunals and courts, Premier League’s Manager’s Arbitration Tribunal and FA Rule K arbitration;
• Opportunity to build on your skills through a rare opportunity to have day-to-day involvement at the highest level in a sought-after sector; and
• Involvement in a widely varied caseload coupled with a unique opportunity to help grow the firm’s employment work with the existing team. Candidate Requirements:
• 2 to 5 years’ PQE (although we will consider outstanding candidates outside this range);
• Legally qualified to practise as a solicitor in England & Wales;
• Office based role with some hybrid working;
• Varied and extensive experience within employment law;
• Both contentious and non-contentious employment experience;
• Tribunal experience is desired; and
• Experience advising on sports and media related matters is desirable, but not essential.

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