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Legal Jobs in Manchester

The North West of England boasts one of the UK’s strongest and leading economies as well as an array of vibrant cities in which to work and live. With an incredibly strong in-house legal community and many major law firms based here or relocating offices specifically to Manchester, making the North West your home from a legal career perspective has never been more attractive.

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Property Litigation Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £42000.00

Property Litigation Solicitor

Fantastic new instruction for a newly qualified solicitor to specialise in property litigation in the Manchester team of a large national firm, with great quality of work on offer. You will receive excellent training and development throughout your career with the firm.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £36000.00 - £42000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor Manchester

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in Manchester due to expansion for a clinical negligence lawyer, ideally from newly qualified level up to two years, PQE to join one of the leading defendant clinical negligence teams in Manchester. The team lead the way in their chosen field and handle highly complex technical claims. The work is varied and encompasses orthopaedics, plastic surgery, oncology and general practice.

Construction Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

The Manchester office handles complex construction disputes, and due to an increase in work levels they are now looking for an additional solicitor to join the team. Both construction solicitors and commercial litigation/professional indemnity solicitors looking for a change in direction will be considered.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £60000.00

This firm has an outstanding reputation in commercial property work and boasts one of the largest commercial property teams in both Manchester and on a national scale. The team has continued to grow and with further investment into the Manchester office, both in commercial property and firm wide, this is an exciting time to join.

In-house Counsel: Zuto.com

  • £45000.00 - £60000.00

In-house Counsel (Part-Time)

Zuto.com is the UK's number one online car finance specialist. Founded in 2006 with the 'aim of changing the way people buy cars forever' we are the 7th fastest growing tech company in the North West. With a 98% customer rating it is clear why we have taken the car finance industry by storm.

To help with our future growth aspirations we are now looking for a solicitor to come on board and be an instrumental part of this journey.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor
The role will involve handling your own case load of commercial disputes in addition to supporting partners in larger matters. The work is interesting and varied, and never compromises on quality. The client base boasts an enviable list of household names and encompasses multi-national companies in addition to SMEs and high net worth individuals. The ideal candidate will have circa two years PQE, handling commercial litigation matters.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £30000.00 - £60000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

An exciting new opportunity can arisen for a commercial litigation solicitor who wants to put their stamp on a growing Manchester office. This firm is a boutique practice, specialising in commercial litigation. This is an opportunity to work with two very entrepreneurial directors, focusing on a case load of high value commercial disputes to include a full range of general contractual disputes to financial mis-selling claims.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £36000.00 - £45000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

A great opportunity to join a national firm who are top rated for their expertise in clinical negligence. You will work with leading experts who will develop your expertise to the highest level. The firm are able to look at solicitors from newly qualified level upwards, and would love to hear from you if you have defendant clinical negligence experience.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £55000.00

The corporate team handles a range of transactions including M&A, private equity and public work. As the team is small you will be fully involved in all transactions playing a key client facing role. Unlike many other national firms you will not be part of a large team and lose your identity, but be able to make your mark and help shape a growing team.

In-house Legal Counsel

  • £45000.00 - £50000.00

In-house Solicitor, c2-5 years pqe, North West

Our client is a privately owned, high growth business based in the North West. Year on year our client has witnessed strong growth and continues to build on its success through new product offerings.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £55000.00 - £70000.00

This national firm has an excellent profile in commercial property work. Due to client demands, they are now looking for a commercial property candidate at the Senior Associate level to focus in particular on residential development and regeneration work. You will be based in the Manchester office of a major international firm.

Environmental Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

This nationally recognised environmental team has an enviable reputation in the environmental field globally. They are looking to appoint an additional solicitor due to further growth of the team and new client wins. If you have experience in this area from NQ upwards this is an exceptional opportunity to join a market leading team handling international work.

Healthcare Paralegal

  • £17000.00 - £21000.00

Healthcare Paralegal

A healthcare paralegal is sought for this leading international firm with an impressive profile in Manchester. With significant investment into the Manchester office planned, this firm is one to watch in 2016.

Environmental Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

This nationally recognised team has an enviable reputation in the environmental field across a national and global scale. They are looking now for an environmental solicitor to join the Manchester team. This will be an excellent mix of contentious and non contentious work in a team with an excellent culture and route to progress.

Real Estate Finance Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £50000.00

A new opportunity has arisen within the real estate team of this national practice, based in the Manchester office. Due to continued growth and new work, they are now looking for someone to focus on real estate finance and in particular secured lending work. There is an excellent opportunity to progress.

Regulatory Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £41000.00

Regulatory Solicitor

This is a new Regulatory role for a newly qualified solicitor to be based in Manchester city centre. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top rated national practice, with incredible quality of work. The firm are already setting up interviews so please do not delay your application.

Family Solicitor

  • £35000.00 - £42000.00

This family team is experiencing an upturn in work and performing incredibly well. They are one of the major players in the family market for privately funded family work, and an excellent team within which to progress your career. They are looking to recruit a family solicitor at the NQ-2 year PQE level.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £45000.00

We are looking for a commercial property solicitor to join a well known heavyweight firm, based in the city centre. The team has an excellent profile in commercial property, handling a range of quality instructions including landlord and tenant and development work.

Intellectual Property Lawyer

  • £35000.00 - £45000.00

Intellectual Property

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the Manchester office of a leading firm with an excellent Intellectual Property offering nationally and act for many household names both in the UK and internationally. They will consider candidates who are already qualified or part qualified trade mark attorneys but also from an IP background.

Real Estate Associate

  • £70000.00 - £100000.00

This firm is a strong national player with offices nationally. They have an excellent reputation in real estate and the Manchester team is performing extremely well. The Manchester office has been identified for specific growth, and the next key role is to recruit a key figure in real estate development.

Banking Associate

  • £50000.00 - £80000.00

If you are a banking associate looking for a move, this role is offering exceptional quality work and growth potential. The Manchester office is receiving huge investment and there is a clear path to progress quickly to senior associate level and beyond.

Corporate Senior Associate

  • £60000.00 - £80000.00

The team prides itself on both the technical capability of its Corporate partners and solicitors but also their down to earth approach and commercial acumen. They have a two Partner team in Manchester, supported by excellent junior Solicitors. They are looking to fill a key role at the Senior Associate level, which could be a candidate already at the Senior Associate level at a competitor national firm, or a hungry Associate looking to progress.

Construction Partner

  • £80000.00 - £120000.00

Due to planned expansion and significant investment, this national firm is looking for a Construction Partner to add to the Manchester offering. You will move into a very senior role, leading the team in Manchester whilst being supported by a highly successful national group.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

This is a great opportunity for a commercial litigation lawyer with upwards of two years' PQE to join a thriving Manchester team. The firm has a national footprint offering work of the highest quality, yet maintains its collegiate friendly team ethos that is reflected throughout the firm.

Employment Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £45000.00

Employment Solicitor

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top ranked Employment team. The team operate on a national level and this footprint results in excellent quality of work. The firm are considering applications from newly qualified to circa three years qualified for the team. Top salary and benefits on offer.

Restructuring Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £42000.00

Restructuring Solicitor

Top rated international firm is looking to recruit a newly qualified solicitor into its Restructuring and Insolvency team. The team work together extremely well and are proud of their team environment. You must have excellent academics including a minimum of a 2:1 at degree level and have completed a seat in Restructuring and Insolvency for your application to be considered.

Health & Safety Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £44000.00

Regulatory Solicitor

This market leading internal firm is keen to recruit a regulatory solicitor with regulatory experience. The firm boasts a large national health and safety team and acts for both corporate clients and individuals. The firm are considering candidates up to three years PQE ideally, including newly qualified solicitors with strong academics and a seat in regulatory criminal experience.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Property Solicitor

This niche firm in Manchester city centre is known for its strength in commercial property work. Working for commercial clients in the local North West market, the team deals with all elements of property work and can offer excellent variety.

Conveyancer

  • Negotiable

Interesting opportunity for an experienced conveyancer to join a leading north west firm in Manchester city centre. With a competitive salary and package, our client is offering a great deal of progression and development for the successful conveyancer.

Banking Partner

  • £90000.00 - £120000.00

This firm is looking for a Banking Partner as their next key hire. The firm has significant expansion plans in Manchester, and with Banking firmly on the agenda this is an excellent opportunity to move in at a very senior level.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £39000.00 - £40000.00

This firm has an outstanding reputation in corporate work on a national and international scale. As a junior lawyer in the team you will work with a range of partners and associates on complex corporate transactions for large PLC's, financial institutions and private equity houses. Due to an increase in work they are looking for an ambitious NQ solicitor to join the Manchester team.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £60000.00 - £70000.00

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced corporate solicitor to join the Manchester team within a large national firm with a very clear path to progress. Joining as a Senior Associate you will handle complex multi million pound transactions and the structure of the team will enable you to see your career develop.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £60000.00

Commercial Property Solicitor, Manchester

This entrepreneurial firm (with a twist) is looking for a commercial property (real estate) solicitor to join its small team in the city centre. They are looking for someone to spearhead and head up the department over the medium term. They are flexible in their approach and

Regulatory Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £60000.00

Health and Safety
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly collegiate team specialising in health and safety. This national firm is looking for a key recruit that will play an integral part in the team going forward. You will work with Legal 500 and Chambers rated partners on complex and high profile regulatory work. This regulatory solicitor role offers fantastic scope and progression working closely with a lead partner in Manchester. You will have at least four years post q

Property Litigation Solicitor

  • £50000.00 - £80000.00

Property Litigation
We are seeking a property litigation solicitor to join this high profile national firm. The work is top quality and can provide an ambitious property litigation lawyer with a real chance to progress. The ideal candidate will be upwards of five years' PQE in a property litigation role. You will need to demonstrate a strong academic profile and will have worked at a leading regional or national commercial law firm.

Private Client Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £55000.00

Private Client Solicitor Manchester
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top rated private client team and handle work of truly excellent quality.
The team is led by top ranked lawyers who will develop and hone your expertise. The firm offer a stand out collegiate working culture, and great work life balance, without compromising on quality of work and salary package.

Corporate Associate

  • £50000.00 - £65000.00

Corporate - Associate/Senior Associate



This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced corporate solicitor to join a market leading team with a very clear path to progress. Joining as an Associate/Senior Associate you will handle complex multi million pound transactions and the structure of the team will enable you to see your career develop.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £60000.00

The national team is investing hugely in Manchester and with further planned growth this is a very exciting time to join and work in a lively, sociable team who will give you all the training and support you need to develop.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £60000.00

The national team is investing hugely in Manchester and with further planned growth this is a very exciting time to join and work in a lively, sociable team who will give you all the training and support you need to develop.

Banking Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £45000.00

This banking team has has been rising through the ranks and continues to grow - they are now looking for an additional banking solicitor, ideally at the NQ-two year PQE level. The work is an exceptional quality, and can offer someone with an interest in banking work the chance to move into a market leading team.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £40000.00

The Manchester corporate team at this national firm boasts one of the most reputable not only in the North West but nationally. Due to an increase in work, they are looking for a bright, driven NQ solicitor to join the Manchester team to work partners and associates on a mix of complex corporate transactions.

Restructuring PSL

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

Restructuring Non Fee earning PSL role

This high profile national firm has a rare new role, working in a non fee earning capacity as a professional support lawyer in the Restructuring and Insolvency team. This position will offer the ability to engage with clients and fee earners of all levels within the business in a hugely rewarding and varied role, but without the demands or hours of being a fee earner.

Employment Associate/ Senior Associate

  • £50000.00 - £70000.00

Employment Solicitor Manchester
This is a fantastic opportunity to join an Employment team with a truly national footprint. The work is of outstanding quality, working with a truly enviable client base of household names. The firm offers an extremely supportive working culture and a genuine friendly collaborative team. If you are looking for genuine long term career prospects and autonomy from the outset, this is the role for you.

Commercial IT Solicitor

  • £44000.00 - £70000.00

Commercial Solicitor Manchester
If you are looking for a role that will allow you to become a leading expert in your field, this is an amazing opportunity. This international firm will provide you with the platform to hone your expertise and work with an amazing client base.

Employment Solicitor

  • £39000.00 - £45000.00

This international firm is looking to recruit an Employment solicitor for their Employment team based in the Manchester office. This is an exciting time to join the team as it is in growth mode, and you will play a key part in its ambitions. The clients you will work with are first rate. The role would suit an Employment Solicitor with upwards of one year PQE in Employment law.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £50000.00 - £60000.00

Corporate Solicitor
Our client is a small regional but very well regarded practice in Manchester city centre. The corporate team handles a broad range of work for OMB/SME clients, both in the local Manchester market and nationally. They are looking to grow and want to appoint a solicitor to join the team.

Employment Solicitor

  • £42000.00 - £55000.00

Employment Solicitor
This is a rare and new opportunity for an employment solicitor to join the in-house legal team of a major UK and international brand. If you are at the one to five years' PQE level in a top tier/national firm and looking for excellent quality Employment work but outside the politics and confines of private practice, this is absolutely a role to consider.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £55000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor Manchester
This is an exceptional opportunity for a commercial litigation lawyer to join a well known commercial law firm in Manchester. This mid-tier commercial practice continues to grow in Manchester. They are performing well, attracting partners from both national and heavyweight regional firms looking to move their client offering, and the firm is championed highly by its lawyers.

Insolvency Solicitor

  • £30000.00 - £45000.00

Insolvency Solicitor
This highly regarded mid-tier practice continues to make its presence felt in the Manchester market, and is looking to recruit an insolvency lawyer to be based in Manchester. The firm continue to grow and attract strong talent from both the top and mid tier, who are keen to become a part of this modern entrepreneurial commercial practice. The highly regarded team has an excellent reputation and a wide range of interesting work to offer a candidate looking for a lon

Construction Lawyer

  • £40000.00 - £45000.00

We are looking for a NQ-2 PQE construction lawyer to join a major national firm, based in Manchester. This is a first class construction team handling market leading work on both a national and global scale. Candidates from top tier/national firms are encouraged, due to the complexity of the work, but bright ambitious candidates from smaller firms looking for a step up will equally be considered.

Planning & Environmental NQ-2 PQE

  • £38000.00 - £48000.00

This is a national firm with an outstanding reputation in commercial property work. They have been expanding their planning practice over the last 12 months, and are now looking for an additional junior lawyer to join the Manchester team. This role will be varied and give the chosen candidate an opportunity to handle both contentious and non contentious planning work, alongside wider environmental matters.

Projects & Infrastructure Solicitor

  • Negotiable

This major national firm advises on complex high profile projects with international scope. Their network of offices work as one business unit, meaning associates have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects work in various locations both in the UK and abroad. Given the breadth and diversity of work, candidates with backgrounds in construction, commercial, corporate or real estate are all encouraged.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £34000.00 - £38000.00

Corporate Solicitor

Amazing opportunity for a newly qualified to 1 year pqe corporate solicitor to join this highly regarded Top 100 firm in Cheshire. The team handles the spectrum of corporate matters for SME's through to PLC's and Blue Chips.

Commercial Property Associate/Senior Associate

  • Negotiable

Our client is now looking for a candidate with an excellent track record in commercial property, in particular development and regeneration work. The work will be complex and rewarding, giving a commercial property solicitor a real opportunity to take a step up in terms of the quality of work available, working directly with key clients of the firm.

Commercial Property Director

  • £70000.00 - £85000.00

Commercial Property - Head of Department - Boutique Firm

This is a unique role in private practice. This Commercial boutique law firm in Manchester city centre that offers a truly unique blend of genuine city work, flexible working and career prospects.

The founding partners have excellent profiles in the market, and the commercial property team is winning

Commercial Property Paralegal

  • Negotiable

This firm has an excellent national reputation in commercial property work. This role will be varied and hands on, offering a bright and ambitious paralegal the opportunity to take on a mix of work and support commercial property partners with an excellent reputation in the local market.

Banking Litigation Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £50000.00

This is an excellent opportunity for a solicitor with banking litigation experience to join this leading national firm with an impressive Manchester profile. To be considered you will have ideally at least one year's PQE handling banking litigation work. This is an excellent time to join a growing department and be key to that continued growth. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary and benefits package and a genuine voice within the team.

Property Litigation Solicitor

  • £42000.00 - £55000.00

Property Litigation Manchester
This is a fantastic chance to join an award winning market leading property litigation team handling work of unrivalled quality, to be based in their Manchester office. You will be given great exposure to quality work from the outset. The firm offer salary and benefits at the top of the market coupled with an approach to flexible working that is clearly evident in practice.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £34000.00 - £40000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor



This regional heavyweight is looking to recruit a junior solicitor to add to their commercial litigation team. The firm boasts an enviable client base of household names and the quality of work is top notch. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly reputable team to handle high profile litigation matters with excellent guidance. the firm are already short listing for interview so please do not delay your application.

Professional Negligence Solicitor

  • Negotiable

This national heavyweight practice in the professional indemnity field is keen to recruit a professional indemnity lawyer for their Manchester office. Candidates from newly qualified to two years' PQE will be considered, from both defendant professional indemnity and commercial litigation backgrounds. Newly qualified solicitors with top academics and a genuine interest in moving into professional indemnity will also be considered.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor Manchester



A fantastic opportunity to join one of the leading defendant clinical negligence teams in Manchester. The team lead the way in their chosen field and handle highly complex technical claims. The work is varied and encompasses orthopaedics, plastic surgery, oncology and general practice. The firm is ideally seeking a clinical negligence lawyer with upwards of one year PQE handling clinical negligence matters.

Commercial Litigation Senior Associate

  • £50000.00 - £65000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor Manchester



This top ranked Manchester commercial litigation team is seeking an experienced commercial litigation lawyer for their highly respected national practice. There is excellent work on offer and candidates from both national and regional firms are encouraged to apply. The team are looking for an experienced commercial litigator who can provide key support to the partners and offer guidance to the junior members of the team.

Construction Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £65000.00

Construction litigation solicitor sought by one of Manchesters' leading construction teams. The firm benefits from one of the most recognisable and respected brands and their construction team is widely known for offering cutting edge commercial advice.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £55000.00 - £75000.00

Career fast track opportunity for an experienced commercial property solicitor to join this highly regarded practice. If you are looking to get involved in large scale project work, become an expert in your field by joining a market leader and progress your career to the highest level achievable then this is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss.

Banking NQ Solicitor

  • Negotiable

We are looking for a banking solicitor to join this well known national firm. Ideally you will have a banking seat, however the team will provide full training and support and will consider candidates with broader corporate/commercial background or with finance related experience and a genuine interest in moving into banking.

Risk and Compliance Manager

  • £40000.00 - £45000.00

Top 20 UK law firm is currently looking to recruit a risk and compliance lawyer to their market leading team. The Risk and Compliance team has an international and cross-functional advisory remit. The team works closely with the Managing Partner, the Board and the Risk Committee to ensure accountability in respect of all areas of risk.

Corporate Solicitor - In-House

  • Negotiable

This corporate legal team has the benefit of a fantastic national brand and a loyal client base providing excellent quality work. If you are at the 1-4 PQE level and looking for excellent quality corporate work but outside the politics and confines of private practice, this is is absolutely a role to consider.

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At BCL Legal our candidates can be confident of finding the right law jobs in Manchester, thanks to our extensive portfolio of legal companies and corporate firms who trust the way BCL Legal do business. We take time to understand our candidates’ career aspirations and it is this knowledge that helps us successfully match candidates and clients with a high ratio of success.

At BCL Legal we have gained the trust of the premier legal companies in Manchester through our careful matching process and we are confident that our in-depth knowledge of the UK legal profession brings benefits to both our candidates and their prospective employers.

If you are looking to extend your legal experience or for your first legal position, speak to our specialist recruitment consultants at BCL Legal Manchester now and find out more about our extensive remit of dynamic professional and corporate legal positions.
 

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