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Working with us

As one of the leading sports and media law practices in the country, we welcome approaches from top level, highly skilled people who understand our values and feel that they’d bring something to our growing team. If you’d like to work with us, please contact us with your CV and we will be in touch.


Employment Solicitor

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 or by post to Recruitment Partner, Centrefield LLP, 7 Constance Street, Knott Mill, Manchester M15 4JQ.

Please include the following reference on your application: EMP 21

Centrefield is an Equal Opportunities organisation.