Employment — UK Legal Labour Market Trends, Mar 2022

Employment law entered unchartered territory during the pandemic as millions worked from home. What kind of an impact did this have on levels of employment lawyer vacancies in private practices in England and Wales? Read our labour market report to find out.


This in-depth Vacancysoft labour market report reviews hiring trends for employment law practitioners in England and Wales. It includes in-depth analyses and insights on hiring levels by region; compares the split between overall legal vacancies and employment law jobs; and presents recruitment levels by law firm. Key findings include:

  • June 2021 was a record month for employment law vacancies
  • Overall recruitment levels are sluggish in the first months of 2022
  • However, hiring in London is on an upward trajectory
  • Law firms are increasingly hiring more senior employment law specialists
  • Outside London, the largest region for vacancies is the North West

To discover more insights and trends for the legal recruitment market, download the report now.

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