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Solicitor/Advocate (Re train)

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

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Practice area
Advocacy, Insurance
Contract type
Full time
Not applicable
Legal executive, Barrister, Solicitor
Private practice

Job Details

Solicitor/Advocate (Re train)

A Litigation Solicitor is wanted for an excellent re train Advocacy role with a Top 200 law firm in Manchester. Salary is negotiable dependant on experience.

My client is an award winning, multi service firm with an excellent reputation in the market. Due to continued growth and expansion they are looking to recruit a Solicitor or Barrister to join their award winning in house Advocacy team. We are happy to consider Solicitors without Higher Rights as full training will be provided but you must have a real desire to specialise in Advocacy work. Our client is happy to support Solicitors through the Higher Rights Course as you progress within the firm.

You will undertake advocacy & drafting and advisory work; including but not limited to: pleadings, interlocutory hearings, small claims, fast track trials, sanctions (including private prosecution) and recoveries. The work will include Defendant RTA and Fraud, EL/PL, Professional Indemnity and Costs work.

We are happy to consider Solicitors from a range of backgrounds including Personal Injury, Insurance, Criminal or Professional Indemnity but you will ideally have extensive litigation experience.

This is an excellent In House Advocacy role for an ambitious Solicitor/Barrister looking to join a high quality firm with excellent opportunities for progression and development on offer. There is also remote and flexible working available.

If this position is of interest you can apply online for immediate consideration or call 0161 233 6360 for more information.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Company info
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB

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