HR Manager

HR Manager – Salary – £21,000 to £33,000 pa subject to experience – Loughborough office

Exciting opportunity to join the management team at Straw and Pearce Solicitors providing HR management and oversight to the partners. Opportunities for flexible working in a supportive and interesting work environment. Competitive salary depending on experience. Would consider part time.


  • Facilitating recruitment, on-boarding and training of staff
  • Providing insight to the partners in respect of business decisions affecting staff and the impact upon the team
  • Managing staff contracts and related policies
  • Helping to devise and implement strategies alongside the partners and Practice Manager to improve efficiency within the firm
  • Overseeing arrangements for all types of leave
  • Administration of staff benefits
  • Completion of all staff records on our systems
  • Ensuring staff training requirements are met
  • Assisting with payroll information and benefits
  • Liaising with support staff and managing the deployment of the firm’s secretarial/administrative team
  • Oversight of HR policies, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and regulatory requirements
  • Managing employee relations issues, including grievance and disciplinary processes
  • Planning and implementation of the firm’s wellbeing strategy
  • Managing and implementing the firm’s review and appraisal procedures
  • Assisting with the firm’s practice development strategy in relation to developing the profile of the firm’s lawyers

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience of working in an HR role, preferably at management level
  • Sound knowledge of employment law and HR practices
  • CIPD qualification (level 5 or above)
  • Ability to build and manage constructive relationships at all levels
  • Organised, ethical and with good communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills


  • Experience of working in a law firm
  • Experience of working in a small organisation

To apply, please contact Darren Lawrance on 01509 268931 or email with your CV. The closing date for applications is 24th September 2021 with interviews taking place week commencing 27th September 2021.