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Martin Searle Solicitors

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Employment Lawyer (PQE 0 – 5 years)

Job Summary

Location: Brighton

Salary: Competitive

Deadline: 5pm on Friday 28 June 2024

Martin Searle Solicitors is an award-winning law firm providing specialist legal advice and representation in Employment law and Community Care law.

We have a strong national reputation for our equality work, particularly pregnancy and maternity discrimination and disability discrimination cases. We run annual campaigns such as Mind the Bump and Disability Matters where we provide free training and legal advice to employers and employees. We are Investors in People and Lexcel compliant and are ranked in the 2024 edition of the Legal 500 for Kent, Surrey and Sussex as a Leading Firm.

We are looking for a solicitor or Legal Executive who enjoys litigation work, particularly discrimination cases and who wants to benefit from learning and supervision from our heavy weight employment law team. This may also suit a solicitor already working in another area of law such as personal injury law who wants to retrain in employment law.

Due to the high volume of work you need to be organised and proficient in using case management systems. You should be able to carry out your own advocacy to at least Case Management stage.

You will assist us in continuing to build our reputation as a campaigning community law firm which provides a high quality service to all our clients, with integrity and commitment.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and will consider applications from candidates who wish to work flexible hours on a full or part-time basis.


  • Opportunities for progression and career development (firm moving to Employee Ownership Model)
  • Working for a purpose driven campaigning law firm
  • Friendly team environment
  • Holiday increase based on length of service
  • Commitment to training and continuing professional development
  • Employee pension scheme with employer contributions
  • Brighton location
  • Regular staff nights out

Why work at Martin Searle Solicitors?

We are an award-winning, Legal 500 ranked community law firm dedicated to making a difference to our community. We promote equality of opportunity and diversity in our workplace and in the way we provide our legal service. We believe actions speaks louder than words and are well known for our campaigns to increase access to justice and to stamp out discrimination in the workplace. Our supportive employment environment is the ideal fit for talented individuals looking to make a difference and who want a legal role which has purpose.

How to apply

Please send your CV together with a letter explaining why you want to join our employment law team, what you can bring to our firm, how soon you can start and your preferred hours and salary expectations to

Application closing date: Friday 28 June 2024.

No recruitment agencies please.


Martin Searle Solicitors, 9 Marlborough Place, Brighton, BN1 1UB
T: 01273 609 991

Martin Searle Solicitors is the trading name of ms solicitors ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and is registered in England under company number 05067303.

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