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Legal Jobs in Manchester

Based in the centre of Manchester, BCL Legal specialise exclusively in legal recruitment and have extensive knowledge of the recruitment needs of the legal profession in the north west both in private practice and in house. 

BCL Legal recruit for a wide selection of paralegal and solicitor jobs in Manchester and our specialist consultants are happy to offer advice and guidance to lawyers thinking about the next step in their legal career. 

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Business Immigration

  • £40000.00 - £75000.00

In-House Business Immigration Solicitor

Our client is a leading financial services and multi-disciplinary practice with a world-class global brand. They are currently recruiting an experienced business immigration solicitor for their dynamic in-house legal team based in Manchester.

You will be providing bespoke immigration advice for high net worth individuals and their families in addition to securing UK inbound entry and work permissions on a global level. On a daily basis you will handl

Employment Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £45000.00

Employment Solicitor

Strong regional firm is looking for an Employment solicitor to join its flourishing Manchester team.

The team generates work from a wide client base to include OMBs, SMEs and large corporate household names on both a national and international level and consistently punch above their weight. The work is focused primarily on the respondent side but you may deal with private individuals on high net worth matters.

Banking Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £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.

Tax Litigation - Solicitor to Director Level

  • £40000.00 - £80000.00

Tax Litigation - Solicitor to Director Level

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 Solicitor - Legal Manager In House

  • £40000.00 - £47000.00

Corporate Solicitor - Legal Manager In-House

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 1-4 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.

Construction Partner

  • £70000.00 - £100000.00

Construction Partner

This firm has an excellent brand in the Manchester market. With investment and current expansion, this is an exciting period of growth and fantastic time for a new joiner to become involved in new plans and drive the business to the next level.

Property Litigation Senior Solicitor/Associate

  • Negotiable

Property Litigation Senior Solicitor/Associate

This firm has a hugely successful property litigation team across a national spread. Due to expansion, they are looking for a driven and ambitious property litigation lawyer to join the growing Manchester team. You may be at the senior solicitor/associate or even senior associate level looking for a step up.

IT Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £50000.00

IT Solicitor

This is a fantastic opportunity for an IT Solicitor to join a leading national IT practice that service an impressive national client base with a comprehensive sector focus including technology, media and telecoms, retail, leisure, public sector and financial services. Clients include an impressive array of household names, and the firm are going from strength to strength. They have carved out an impressive share of the Manchester market and continue to make great strides.

Commercial Insurance Solicitor

  • £37000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Solicitor

This is a new opportunity for a solicitor to join the specialist commercial insurance team of a leading international practice. The firm has one of the largest insurance groups and operate across the UK and Europe servicing some of the biggest names in the industry. The client base is varied and hugely interesting including both domestic and international insurers, re-insurers and corporate clients.

Pensions Solicitor

  • £35000.00 - £40000.00

Pensions Solicitor

This Chambers & Partners rated Pensions team is looking for a Pensions Solicitor to join their Manchester team. They are ideally are looking to recruit a Pensions Solicitor at the NQ to two years' PQE level to compliment the existing team structure.

Remortgage Fee Earner

  • Negotiable

A residential property solicitor or fee earner is required to join the Manchester office of this recognised, national firm. As a remortgage fee earner, you will be tasked with handling a high volume caseload autonomously. This will include: remortgage matters, transfers of equity, deeds of postponement and restrictions. A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer.

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.

Commercial Insurance Solicitor

  • £45000.00

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.

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.

Clinical Negligence Solicitor

  • £30000.00 - £40000.00

Clinical Negligence Solicitor - Manchester City Centre

This leading chambers rated international law firm who are market leaders in health and insurance are now recruiting for a solicitor NQ-4 PQE to join their Clinical Negligence team in Manchester City Centre.

Insolvency Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

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; their appeal is demonstrated in the number of strong lateral hires that they have been able to make by attracting talen

Residential Propety Paralegal

  • Negotiable

A residential property paralegal or conveyancing assistant is required to join one of the country's largest and fastest growing full-service law firms. A Top 150 firm in lawyer numbers it covers all areas that a business, individual or family might need. Working with experienced solicitors, you will be involved in a wide range of property transactions which range from sales and purchase transactions to boundary disputes and landlord and tenant issues.

In-house Banking Solicitor - Manchester

  • Negotiable

In-house banking solicitor - Manchester

Our client is a leading financial services provider with a growing Manchester office. An opportunity has arisen for a qualified solicitor with at least 2 years' PQE to join their legal team. Working closely with the relationship team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing legal support ensuring all legal documentation is produced to the highest quality.

Commercial Property - Non Fee Earning Role

  • Negotiable

This firm is a market leader in commercial property nationally. The firm has top quality commercial property work, servicing national PLC and household name clients. A key role has been developed in the firm, for a commercial property lawyer to take on a non fee earning role managing more junior members of the team and playing a key role in terms of strategy.

Corporate Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £50000.00

This firm can offer a different opportunity to a corporate solicitor looking to break away from the size and politics of a large national. With an excellent brand and big ticket corporate work there is no compromise on quality, but the small team and culture sets them apart.

Commercial Litigation PSL

  • £45000.00 - £50000.00

Commercial Litigation PSL - Manchester

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.

Residential Property Remortgage Fee Earner

  • Negotiable

A residential property solicitor or fee earner is required to join the Manchester office of this recognised, national firm. As a remortgage fee earner, you will be tasked with handling a high volume caseload autonomously. This will include: remortgage matters, transfers of equity, deeds of postponement and restrictions. A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer.

Insurance Fraud Paralegal

  • £18000.00 - £25000.00

Fraud Paralegal

Fraud 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 motor fraud paralegal.

Construction Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £44000.00

Construction Solicitor NQ-3 PQE

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.

Planning Solicitor

  • £35000.00 - £40000.00

Planning Solicitor
We have a new planning role at a national practice with an excellent reputation in Manchester. The commercial property team is extremely busy across the board, and looking to grow in planning with the appointment of an additional lawyer at the NQ-two PQE level.
You may have planning experience, or wider property experience with an interest in moving into planning.

Commercial IP/IT Solicitor

  • £40000.00 - £55000.00

Commercial IP/IT Solicitor

This is a new instruction from a national firm with a strong Manchester presence. This full service commercial firm has consistently maintained its reputation as a friendly, supportive work place throughout its growth. The firm are keen to recruit a commercial IP/IT solicitor ideally with a minimum of two years' PQE of commercial contracts experience.

In-house Corporate Lawyer

  • Negotiable

In-house corporate opportunity - North West

Our client is going through an exciting period of expansion and to support them with this growth an opportunity has arisen for a talented corporate lawyer to join their growing in-house legal team.

Based in the North West our client is looking for a corporate lawyer to assist with its acquisition strategy. The role will involve providing strategic input to the business on corporate transactions

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.

Intelligence Analyst

  • £22000.00 - £30000.00

Insurance Fraud Intelligence Analyst

An Intelligence Analyst is required to undertake investigations into suspected fraudulent insurance claims on behalf of this award winning top 100 UK law firm to be based the heart of Manchester city centre.

Projects Solicitor

  • £38000.00 - £70000.00

Projects Solicitor

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. Due to new client wins and further growth, they are now looking to recruit additional lawyers into the Manchester office.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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:

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

  • £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.

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.

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.

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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