Graduate Recruitment Programme

Graduate Recruitment Programme

Graduate Recruitment Programme

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Permanent, full-time
  • Manchester

We are recruiting for Legal Graduates to join our team. This is a fantastic opportunity, where the successful candidates can gain clear and valuable insight and experience working for a growing organisation. Successful candidates will gain real responsibility in the areas of:

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Negligence
  • Commercial/Civil Litigation
  • Group actions
  • Consumer Protection
  • Landlord & Tenant

The Firm has regular social activities. We pride ourselves on our supportive and friendly culture and we are committed to developing people and always encourage them to assume responsibility from an early stage. Progression and development within the company is at the forefront of our training scheme with a full training programme being provided.

Key Responsibilities

Graduates can be given case loads of their own or they can work closely with one or more of the senior lawyers in the firm assisting with all aspect of that lawyer’s work, which include:

  • Developing and maintain good client relations
  • Performing legal research
  • Developing drafting skills
  • Gaining experience in interviewing, advising and negotiation
  • Getting involved in case management & practice support

Character & Personal Qualities

  • Team player with the intellect to solve problems, use judgement, provide reasoning and respond to challenges
  • Ability to deal sensitively with clients and experts
  • Effective communicator
  • Enthusiasm for and commitment to the work we specialise in

Skills & Experience

  • A Law Degree/Legal Qualification (LLB/GDL) obtained from a reputable University (2:1 minimum) or an alternative degree and LPC
  • Previous legal work experience preferred, but not essential
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Ability to work with high volumes of work
  • Keen, enthusiastic and willing to take on challenges
  • Ability to work to deadlines within a busy and pressurised environment
  • IT literacy including working knowledge of MS Office suite

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established but growing Manchester-based law firm. We are Legal 500, IIP and Lexcel accredited and are looking for the right people to join us and to contribute to our continued success.

To apply, please email your CV and cover letter, which includes why you want to join us, to careers@clearcommercial.co.uk

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