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Legal Jobs in Manchester

Whatever type of legal position you are currently seeking you can be sure that at BCL Legal we have the right legal job in Manchester for you. We specialise exclusively in legal recruitment in Manchester and have gained an extensive and first-hand knowledge of the recruitment needs of the legal profession during our many years in business. 

Although there may be a wide selection of law jobs in Manchester available at all levels to professional candidates, BCL Legal’s talent lies in placing the right type of candidate forward for legal jobs in Manchester. We use our experience to carry out a tailor-made recruitment process that matches the right candidate with the right company.

Showing the most recent 89 jobs in Manchester

Commercial Solicitor

  • £50000.00 - £60000.00

Commercial Solicitor

Commercial solicitor is sought to provide an in-house function to one of this national firm's key clients, a major retail brand.

This is currently a 12 month fixed term contract role and will be based on-site at the client's premises

Employment Solicitor

  • £42000.00 - £50000.00

Employment Solicitor

Employment solicitor is sought by this leading international practice for a role in their Manchester office.

The team generates work that is amongst the best in Manchester with a particular focus on non-contentious, advisory and corporate support work. The team operate a strong sector focus across retail, manufacturing, education, chemicals and media,working with an enviable international client base of household names.

Employment Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £42000.00

Employment Solicitor

We are currently dealing with a superb opportunity within the employment team of a leading international firm based in Manchester. You will be working in a highly regarded leading national team in a supportive environment. The employment team works for a range of private companies and household name PLC clients on all manner of contentious and non-contentious matters.

Insolvency Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £45000.00

Insolvency Solicitor

Excellent opportunity for an aspirational insolvency solicitor to join this leading national firm with an impressive profile in Manchester. The firm are going from strength to strength, have a strong team ethic, and have continued plans for strategic growth. They have really burst onto the Manchester legal scene and are creating a culture to be proud of

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £55000.00 - £65000.00

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

This well known national firm is looking to recruit an commercial litigation solicitor to handle a diverse commercial litigation case load, working for well known partners in the local market. The firm has one of the largest litigation practices and handles a broad range of commercial disputes across multiple industry sectors. This position is a fabulous opportunity for a frustrated Associate currently working in a national/regional firm

Commercial Insurance Solicitor

  • £36000.00 - £38000.00

Commercial Insurance Solicitor

The Commercial Insurance team at this national firm handles complex commercial disputes. They are looking to recruit an additional Solicitor to join the Manchester office. The quality and variety of Commercial Insurance work on offer is one of the best not only in the North West market but nationally.

Personal Injury, EL/PL Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £25000.00

Personal Injury: EL/PL Paralegal

Defendant Insurance EL/PL paralegal required for leading central Manchester firm.

This leading and award winning insurance law firm offers a comprehensive range of legal services. They are a major force in insurance and are looking for an EL/PL paralegal to handle a caseload of pre litigated matters.

Insurance Fraud Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £25000.00


Fraud Rings Paralegal, leading central Manchester firm.

This leading and award winning commercial law firm offers a comprehensive range of legal services. They are a major force in insurance and are looking for a fraud rings paralegal.

The firm's clients include multi-national companies, major corporations, UK plcs, insurance companies, UK and foreign banks and financial institutions as well as public sector organisations, private individuals and public and professional bodies.

Banking NQ/Junior Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £42000.00

Banking NQ/Junior Solicitor

We are looking for a banking solicitor to join this well known national firm. You will move into a highly respected team offering some of the best banking and finance work in the market. If you are a trainee approaching qualification, or a junior solicitor looking for a step up, this is an excellent opportunity.

Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Corporate Solicitor

Our client is large national practice yet the Manchester office has all the feel of a corporate commercial boutique firm and positively encourages entrepreneurial flair. The roots of the firm are in corporate and commercial work, and as a result the Manchester team have continued to attract high value deals across mainstream corporate and M&A. The work is extremely varied, acting for both PLC and SME clients coming from nationally and locally in the North West.

Corporate Solicitor - Legal Manager In-House

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

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

Commercial Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Solicitor

Leading national firm with an international profile across its corporate and commercial teams is seeking to recruit a solicitor to be based in its Manchester office.

The firm's commercial services team in Manchester acts for an impressive array of household name clients, FTSE companies and large PLC's.

Real Estate Solicitor

  • £36000.00 - £48000.00

Real Estate Solicitor

Our client is a niche commercial firm in Manchester city centre. The firm has a loyal client base delivering a broad base of real estate work. Due to planned expansion they are now looking for a real estate solicitor to join and work with a new partner in the team.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £45000.00

Commercial Property Solicitor

This commercial property role presents a different option, both in terms of the variety of work on offer and long term prospects. It offers the backdrop of a big national brand, but a small commercial property team to provide a hands on role and platform to progress. This is a key role which will give an ambitious junior solicitor the ability to shine.

Corporate Associate/Senior 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.

Residential Property Fee Earner

  • Negotiable

A residential property fee earner is required to join the Manchester office of this recognised, national firm. Due to growth, the firm is looking for an exceptional fee earner to join the team and in exchange, will provide a range of benefits as well as in-house CPD accredited training. Applications will be considered from licensed conveyancers, residential property fee earners, legal executives and conveyancing solicitors.

Fraud Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Insurance Fraud Solicitor

A Manchester city centre defendant Insurance Fraud team is seeking a Solicitor with experience of defendant litigated motor fraud work. This team has been steadily growing over the last year, and is continuing to recruit at Solicitor level.

Pensions Solicitor

  • £48000.00 - £60000.00

Pensions Solicitor

We are currently dealing with a new opportunity within the highly reputed pensions team of a leading international firm, to be based in the Manchester office. The firm has a large team and offers top quality work with an impressive client base.

You will ideally be a minimum of four years post qualified solicitor within a national or regional heavyweight practice.

RTA Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £35000.00

Personal Injury - RTA Paralegal/Solicitor

This top defendant insurance team has an opportunity for a defendant paralegal or litigation executives/solicitor to join them in its Manchester city centre office. Candidates with one to four years' of defendant RTA litigated experience will be considered.

Property Litigation Senior Solicitor/Associate

  • Negotiable

This team advises on the full scope of contentious property matters, including lease matters for clients with large property portfolios, asset management matters for property investors and also title and contract disputes for developers and regeneration agencies. You will work on the highest quality property litigation work for household name clients and will be given the support that you require in order to enhance you career.

Commercial Property NQ-1 PQE Solicitor

  • £33000.00 - £36000.00

Working as part of a friendly and supportive team, this role will involve an excellent mix of commercial property work. If you are proactive and looking for a hands on role, this is is an excellent opportunity to directly work with clients and run your own caseload, as well as assisting partners on more complex commercial property matters. This is a very well respected firm in Manchester city centre, offering a role that is rare in terms of the variety on offer.

Property Finance Solicitor/Legal Executive

  • Negotiable

This firm has an outstanding reputation in commercial property and property finance work. The Manchester team has Chambers and Legal 500 rated partners and an enviable client base providing top level commercial property and property finance work. Due to planned expansion they are looking to recruit a junior property finance solicitor or non qualified candidate with experience.

RTA Paralegal or Solicitor

  • Negotiable

RTA Paralegal or Solicitor

Solicitor or paralegal is required for this leading in house PI team in Manchester to handle a caseload of RTA matters.

Ideally you will have over 12 months' PI experience handling pre litigated defendant RTA claims.

This is a unique opportunity to work for this market leading team based in Manchester.

Solicitor, PI

  • £28000.00 - £40000.00

Solicitor, PI

PI solicitor with experience handling military claims is wanted for this market leading PI team in Manchester.

This well regarded personal injury team in Manchester is headed up by a recognised authority within PI and together with a strong supportive team, they are extremely successful and continue to receive new work.

Industrial Disease Paralegal or Legal Executive

  • £17000.00 - £25000.00


Industrial Disease Paralegal or Legal Executive, Manchester

Our client, a niche PI industrial disease firm based in Manchester, is currently looking to recruit an experienced industrial disease paralegal or legal executive to join their growing PI disease team.

You will be a paralegal or legal executive with a minimum of six months
industrial disease experience and be able to handle a pre- litigated disease caseload of files, including NIHL.

Residential Conveyancer

  • £20000.00 - £30000.00

Residential Conveyancer - Manchester

Legal 500 listed firm seeks experienced residential conveyancer for its Manchester office.

The firm is a Legal 500 listed law firm with offices both Manchester and the South of England. This firm offers services across both commercial and personal disciplines and its ethos is forward thinking and energetic. It focuses on offering a personal approach to each and every client, something which has enabled them to build long standing relationships and develop

First in-house Counsel

  • Negotiable

First in-house Counsel - Greater Manchester

Our client is a fast growing private company based in the Greater Manchester area. An opportunity has arisen for a senior lawyer to join their business as first in-house counsel.

This role really is a blank canvas for someone to join the business and establish a legal function. As General Counsel your responsibilities will include:

Tax Litigation - Solicitor to Director Level

  • £40000.00 - £100000.00

This organisation is a market leader in tax litigation and a global brand. They are looking to take the practice to the next level with the recruitment of specialist tax litigators across the country. With significant opportunity for market growth in indirect tax and planned investment in the business, this is a fantastic time to join with significant opportunity for career development.

Corporate Junior Solicitor

  • £39000.00 - £47000.00

This Corporate team has an outstanding reputation both in the Manchester market and nationally. They handle a range of top quality Corporate transactions, from M&A to Private Equity and Public work. The deal flow and value of deals has rivalled competitor top tier and national firms in recent years in Manchester. The pipeline of transactions is extremely healthy and looks set to continue. The team now needs an additional bright, energetic junior or mid level corporate lawyer to join.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £45000.00

The corporate team in Manchester is at the forefront of growth and is seeing an increase in mainstream corporate M&A work as well private equity matters. As the profile of this team in the corporate market goes from strength to strength they are receiving instructions from new clients - they now have a strategic plan for growth in line with a healthy pipeline of work.

Corporate Senior Solicitor/Associate

  • £45000.00 - £55000.00

We are working for a national law firm with an excellent reputation in corporate work. With a growing presence in the Manchester market, this is an opportunity to join a team with bold plans and ambitions. As this is market leading work but in a small team this represents a role with genuine progression opportunities.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £35000.00 - £42000.00

This is an interesting opportunity for a corporate solicitor to join a Legal 500 and Chambers listed team in Manchester. The team advises a range of clients from new start ups to substantial PLC's across the full spectrum of corporate work.

Crime and Regulatory Solicitor

  • £18000.00 - £30000.00

Crime & Regulatory Solicitor

We currently have a new opportunity in one of the leading insurance firms in Manchester city centre with an international presence and an unrivalled reputation in providing advice to the insurance sector.

The firms regulatory team is recognised as a market leader in dealing with health and safety,regulatory and criminal work.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £45000.00

This is a big brand firm with an excellent reputation in commercial litigation work. They are looking to recruit an additional commercial litigation solicitor to handle a diverse commercial litigation caseload, working for well known partners in the local market. With a huge variety of big ticket work on offer acting for multi national companies and household name brands, this is a fantastic opportunity.

Regulatory Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £47000.00

This is a rare opportunity to join the Regulatory team of a national top tier firm. If you are a trainee approaching qualification with a seat a well regarded Regulatory team, or a Solicitor already working in this field, this is an excellent opportunity to take on a diverse case load and work with leading Partners in this area.

Family Solicitor

  • Negotiable

The work is all private family work for medium and high net worth individuals. It is diverse and includes divorce, complex financial settlements and children matters. The team is performing incredibly well and experiencing an upturn in work - a need has been identified to recruit an additional solicitor, ideally at the 2-5 year PQE level.

Banking Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £45000.00

Banking Solicitor

A banking solicitor is sought for the Manchester office of this leading firm. Working within an international firm you will be exposed to excellent quality banking work and learn from true specialists in this field.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £36000.00 - £45000.00

The corporate team handles a range of transactions including M&A, private equity and public work. This is a truly stand-out role and you will joining a firm and team that is very much on the rise. Excellent salary and fantastic career prospects are available.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £28000.00 - £40000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

We are currently seeking a clinical negligence lawyer with an interest in working for our Manchester based Legal 500 client.

The firm is well established and highly regarded, recognised in various legal publications including Chambers and the Legal 500 for providing excellence in their various client services. They offer high quality work in a great city centre location.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £28000.00 - £40000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

This well regarded clinical negligence team in Manchester is headed up by a recognised authority within clinical negligence and together with a strong supportive team, they are extremely successful and continue to receive new work.

Paralegal or Solicitor Costs

  • £18000.00 - £35000.00

Paralegal or Solicitor Costs

My client, an international top tier based in Manchester is looking to recruit an experienced costs lawyer/solicitor/paralegal to handle a caseload of high value cost files.

A dedicated costs team my client manages commercial litigation, clinical negligence and personal injury law costs files for a broad, specialist client base. You will sit amongst market leaders handling a caseload of your own defendant legal costs work.

EL/PL Solicitor

  • £18000.00 - £25000.00

EL/PL Paralegal

If you are an experienced defendant personal injury paralegal specialising in EL/PL work then this is the perfect job opportunity for you.

You will join an internationally recognised firm with an unrivalled reputation for providing solutions to insurance sector clients.

Commercial Insurance Senior Solicitor/Associate

  • Negotiable

Commercial Insurance Senior Solicitor/Associate

The Commercial Insurance team at this national firm handles complex commercial disputes. They are looking to recruit an additional fee earner at the Senior Solicitor/Associate level to join the Manchester office. The quality and variety of Commercial Insurance work on offer is one of the best not only in the North West market but nationally.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £28000.00 - £40000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

This market leading national firm is currently looking for a clinical negligence solicitor to join its successful healthcare team.

The successful candidate will have one to four years' PQE with experience of handling a caseload of ideally defendant clinical negligence matters, however claimant clinical negligence experience will also be considered.

Construction Litigation Solicitor

  • £45000.00 - £50000.00

Construction Litigation Solicitor

Our client is a leading national firm and heavyweight player in the construction market. The firm handles big ticket construction and engineering work for clients both nationally and internationally. Due to growth, they are looking for a construction litigation lawyer to join in a key position in the Manchester team.

Construction Associate/Senior Associate

  • Negotiable

This national firm has shown significant growth in the Manchester office over the last 12-18 months, bringing a number of key partners and senior fee earners into the office, building on their current commercial offering and strengthening sector groups nationally. In Manchester the next key hire for the firm is in construction.

Legal Recruitment Consultant

  • Negotiable

Legal Recruitment Consultant

Established in 2003 BCL Legal is a specialist legal recruitment consultancy working with private practice law firms and in-house legal teams throughout the UK.

Initially launched in Manchester, our success has allowed us to expand; we now employ over 50 people covering locations in Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Birmingham, Bristol and London. We are currently expanding and looking to hire immediately into the Manchester office.

Conveyancer

  • £21000.00 - £23000.00

BCL Legal is exclusively recruiting a number of conveyancers at a leading North West Practice. Our client is a well known law firm with multiple offices throughout Manchester and Lancashire. It has grown and developed over the last few years and with a pending rebrand this firm is considered one to watch.

Commercial Litigation PSL - Manchester

  • £50000.00 - £60000.00

This high profile national firm has a rare new role, working in a non fee earning capacity as a professional support lawyer in the commercial litigation 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. If you are looking to move into a role with greater flexibility this is a fantastic opportunity within a leading brand.

Commercial Litigation - Fixed Term Contract

  • Negotiable

This city centre firm is known for it's strength in litigation, which is at the core of the business. They are looking for a solicitor with upwards of c.5 years' PQE who has experience in a range of litigation, to handle a mixed case load. This is an opportunity for a candidate to join one of the leading litigation firms in the region and take on a busy case load immediately. This is an initial 3 month fixed term contract, so a quick start is necessary.

Commercial Litigation Solicitor NQ-1 PQE

  • Negotiable

If you are at the NQ-1 PQE level and have a seat in commercial litigation from a well known national or regional firm, or have recently qualified into commercial litigation, we would like to speak to you. This well known firm can offer good quality commercial litigation work and a real opportunity to work directly with clients.

Corporate Solicitor

  • Negotiable

Corporate Solicitor

Our client is a market leading national firm with strong international links. Its Corporate team works on substantive national and local deals for a number of leading household names.

The Corporate team handles a broad range of work including mainstream corporate M&A and Private Equity. This firm has a genuinely impressive array of clients and work which give the corporate team both a high profile and outstanding reputation.

Senior Planning Lawyer

  • £55000.00 - £80000.00

We are working with a national practice with an excellent reputation in commercial property work. The team is extremely busy and delivering well across a national scale. They are looking to expand the commercial property team with the addition of a senior hire on the planning side.

Commercial Solicitor

  • £26000.00 - £27000.00

Opportunity to re-train into commercial Law, Manchester

BCL Legal is assisting a rapidly expanding commercial firm, originating in Merseyside, opening in Manchester city centre due to increasing demand for its services. With a wide range of FTSE 100 listed clients this business offers a constant flow of commercial legal work.

Construction Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £45000.00

Construction Solicitor

We are working for a big brand national firm in Manchester. They have an exceptional reputation in construction, handling complex construction work including a mix of contentious and non contentious construction work.

Real Estate Solicitor/Associate

  • £35000.00 - £45000.00

Real Estate Solicitor/Associate

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

Corporate Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £45000.00

Corporate Solicitor

Corporate solicitor is sought for this leading national firm with an impressive profile in Manchester.

Recognised for its progressive approach, strong team ethic and a reputation for attracting talent, this firm is one to watch in 2014.

Construction Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £42000.00

Construction Solicitor

We are working with a national firm with an excellent reputation in construction work. Due to expansion of the construction team in Manchester they are looking to appoint an additional lawyer. You may be a junior construction lawyer already, or a trainee approaching qualification and looking to move into construction work as an NQ.

Qualified legal professionals trust BCL Legal

What makes BCL Legal different from other recruitment companies is that, because many of our team members have first-hand experience within the legal profession, we understand the requirements firms have in a more intimate way than other, more generalised recruitment companies. This is one of the reasons why BCL Legal remains the premier legal recruitment company in Manchester. We only work in the legal field, so our dedicated service is specifically designed to give both candidates and employers the best opportunity for a successful match.

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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