Employment Solicitor




Private Practice Lawyers





Practice Area:



United Kingdom

Work city:

Manchester, UK



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Experts in sport and media law.

Focus has many advantages. In sport and media it delivers a vital competitive advantage.

By choosing to focus our practice solely in these areas, we offer our clients the advantage of working with the most highly skilled and experienced lawyers in sports and media legal practice.

We count the foremost organisations, associations, clubs, players, athletes and agents – nationally and internationally – among our clients.

We work with rights holders, brands and individual personalities.

We advise on the most high profile and complex matters in world sport.

And we are the UK’s leading practice in sport and media law.


Centrefield is expanding and we are looking to recruit experienced employment solicitors to join the team in Manchester. We are looking for hard-working, personable individuals with excellent people skills and top class academics. You will be joining a very successful team, handling a wide range of employment matters for the world’s leading sports and media clients.

The Role:

  • Top quality and highly interesting employment work
  • Chance to build on your skills through a rare opportunity to have a day to day involvement in a sought after sector
  • Working with industry experts in the market-leading firm
  • Involved in a widely varied caseload coupled with a unique opportunity to grow the employment work in a dedicated environment

Candidate Requirements:

  • Varied and extensive experience within employment law
  • Both contentious and non-contentious employment experience is required
  • Tribunal experience is desired
  • Sport sector experience is not necessary
  • Excellent academics required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues
  • Ability to think and plan strategically
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and be able to work flexibly as some evening and weekend work may be required
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills
  • Work with honesty, integrity and be culturally sensitive
  • Eligible to work in the UK


  • Advising on the most high profile and complex employment matters in world sport
  • Rare opportunity to work within a highly desired sector, with a top rated firm in Chambers and Legal 500 dedicated solely to sport and media
  • Chance to work with some of the largest organisations and clubs in the sector and with some world-renowned athletes
  • Joining a friendly welcoming team and working for a law firm that promotes internal progression

If you match the above description and have been looking for an opportunity to arise at a market-leading firm, this opportunity is for you.

Application process

Please send a detailed application explaining why you would be suitable for the role and also include your CV by email to careers@centrefield.law or by post to Recruitment Partner, Centrefield LLP, 7 Constance Street, Knott Mill, Manchester M15 4JQ.

You can also click the apply button at the top of the page.

Please include the following reference on your application: EMP 21

Centrefield is an Equal Opportunities organisation.



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