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3 weeks ago

In-House Counsel

Position type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Sector: Civil litigation

Salary: £30,000 - £50,000

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A leading law firm is seeking an In-House Counsel to join their team in Manchester. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate of the Bar Vocational Course who has yet to secure a pupillage and is eager to gain valuable experience working closely with experienced in-house counsel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in providing legal advice and support to various departments within the firm.
  • Conduct legal research and draft legal documents, including briefs, contracts, and opinions.
  • Support senior in-house counsel in preparing for and attending court proceedings and negotiations.
  • Manage and maintain legal files and documentation, ensuring all records are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Collaborate with other legal professionals to develop case strategies and solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.
  • Participate in training and professional development activities to enhance legal knowledge and skills.


  • Graduate of the Bar Vocational Course (BVC).
  • Strong legal research and writing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Detail-oriented with strong organisational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Eagerness to learn and develop within a professional legal environment.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Some hybrid working options, though regular office attendance will be required.
  • Comprehensive training and progression opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and ambitious law graduate to gain hands-on experience and develop their legal career within a leading law firm in Manchester. If you are passionate about law and eager to work in a dynamic and supportive environment, we encourage you to apply

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary, hybrid working, training and progression and benefits.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have strong academic skills and have completed the Bar Vocational Course.

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