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Collingwood Legal’s reputation is based upon the quality of our people. As a firm we seek to build lasting relationships with our clients and always provide the highest level of legal advice. The firm has grown significantly in recent years based upon this ethos and the quality of people we employ. We are always interested in speaking with motivated and entrepreneurial lawyers who recognise the fundamental importance of client relationships and are innovative in their approach.

If you believe you have the talent and commitment to join a growing business we would love to hear from you. Please feel free to contact us with a CV to or call Paul McGowan directly for an informal discussion. We can assure you of confidentiality.

Please note that we do not use employment agencies but do welcome and encourage a direct approach from candidates. Indeed our strong view is that a direct approach is indicative of the characteristics of the lawyer we are looking to join us.

Note for recruitment agencies: We do not accept unsolicited approaches from employment agencies. Any employment agency who makes contact and sends candidate details will not be accepted as an introduction and we have no obligation in respect of any such communications or contact unless and until we have specifically instructed you to recruit for a specific position.

We are recruiting!

Collingwood Legal is an award winning Legal 500 “Top Tier” specialist employment law firm.
Due to growth of our employer client base we have opportunities available for ambitious, commercially minded lawyers to join our team.

Role 1: Senior Lawyer

Ideally suited for a specialist employment lawyer with 8+ years PQE working in a commercial law firm environment.
Applicants will be expected to demonstrate excellent client and business development skills. We encourage applications from applicants who may have a client following, employment tribunal advocacy and business immigration advice experience.
Based at our Newcastle upon Tyne hub, hybrid or home working on a full time or fractional / flexible basis.

Role 2: Solicitor

Based at our Newcastle upon Tyne hub and working closely with our team of senior solicitors you will be working hands on and have every opportunity to develop your own practice and client relationships.
You will ideally have between 1 and 5 years PQE and a strong record of success in employment law in a commercial law firm environment.
Excellent financial packages, benefits and career opportunities.

Applications by covering letter and CV addressed to by 31th March 2023.