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Environmental Lawyer - Manchester

Actis Recruitment
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Tailored to Individual + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
26 Sep 2021
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We're assisting a highly regarded, Legal 100 firm looking to appoint an Environmental Lawyer.  This is a popular and sought-after place to work.  It is renowned for its more sensible work-life balance compared to many of its competitors whilst still attracting prestigious clients and excellent quality instructions.  We continually receive excellent feedback as to the vibrant, inclusive culture and the approachable and effective leadership team. 

The firm enjoys an enviable reputation for its expertise and market leading position in the Environment and Regulatory sectors.  

To bolster the team and to cater for strategic planning, a new opportunity has arisen for an experienced environmental solicitor to play an integral role. The nature of the role requires not less than 5yrs + PQE.  You will form part of a cohesive team, which is retained by an impressive portfolio of corporate and public sector clients, and also works closely with other colleagues on corporate, construction and real estate. 

You will enjoy working on a diverse and rewarding range of instructions including: 

•    Contentious Regulatory – corporate defence, prosecutions and negotiation of sanctions. 
•    Advisory & Sector Standards – across energy, waste, chemicals etc.
•    Projects & Transactions – including landfill, renewable energy and contaminated land. 
•    Corporate and Real Estate support 

To attract and retain high calibre lawyers, the firm has in place excellent remuneration packages including and an extensive and flexible benefits package, which you can tailor to suit requirements. Agile and flexible working has been well established for many years with this firm and will continue moving forwards. 

You will also find a wide programme of CSR, pro-bono and charitable activities as well a busy calendar of social, leisure and sporting activities. 

Actis Legal specialises in the North West legal market and with such a detailed knowledge of the region, we are able to provide tailored and bespoke advice to individuals we act for and identify suitable career moves.  All enquiries treated in the strictest of confidence.

** Please note that references to post qualification experience (PQE) are given as a guideline to the competences required for technical, client and case management skills, as well as budgeted salary for the role. We encourage you to apply for any job for which you feel you are a suitable candidate.



Actis Legal Recruitment is an independent, specialist consultancy, niche in its market and covering the North West legal business sector.

We have an outstanding reputation for offering law firms and lawyers a high quality service and sound advice in solicitor and legal recruitment. All our Senior Consultants have practised as qualified Solicitors and bring with them real life experience working as a lawyer before becoming professionally trained, legal recruitment consultants. This combination of experience and skills means that our consultants have extensive contacts and networks that open doors into the market that may otherwise remain closed. By sharing these networks and our expertise, we are able to add real value whether you as an individual or part of a team are seeking a new opportunity, or a law firm looking to appoint.

By focusing specifically on the legal sector within the region, our team is uniquely positioned to offer relevant and expert advice. We know the legal recruitment market inside out and we are in touch with firms of varying size and disciplines, Lawyers of all levels of experience and seniority. Based in Manchester, we are well positioned to cover all of the North West legal sector.

We thoroughly enjoy the business we’re in and the lawyers we get to meet. We’re proud of our reputation too.

Our mission statement is “Professional recruitment with integrity”, which extends across every element of our business.

Find Us
07855 312401
Barnet House
53 Fountain Street
M2 2AN
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