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Business Crime Associate

£50000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester Manchester

Managing this Role


Joey Medway

Headhunter - North West & Yorkshire
0203 865 2113

Are you ready to elevate your business crime career? Join this Top 100 Firm and get stuck into a full spectrum of high-profile crime & regulatory cases for police federations and public authorities, placing you years ahead of your PQE.

This Top 100 firm have one of the most well-respected names for quality work across Manchester and the North West. They are a multi-service practice, with HNW flavour throughout their departments. The firm punch well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms; they deal on par with some of the country's most well-known law firms.

They are ranked highly in the Legal 500, and in the last five years they have nearly doubled in size. This is due to a dynamic team, some strategic key hires, and an influx of work, which covers both domestic and international matters, standing at over 90 partners across practice areas that include Media, Technology, Corporate, Agriculture, Private Wealth, Environment and Charities.

The firm are very entrepreneurial and ahead of the curve on the changing legal landscape; they have invested in artificial intelligence, using state-of-the-art software allowing staff to save days of work. This firm are the only SME-sized law firm using it, other big international names have used it for several years. It is because of this approach and strong leadership that they remain to be highly profitable.

They are multi-officed, notably in Manchester and London. Outside of Manchester, they are highly regarded, often acting against Magic Circle, City and West End firms. They have won many awards and accolades and this is paramount to the core values engrained within the firm. This firm show a vibrant approach to the legal sector and work with Celebrities, Sports Stars, HNW families and Businesses.

The Role:

  • This is a highly progressive opportunity for a Business Crime Associate to join the firm's vibrant office in Manchester, with hybrid working in place
  • Ranked 'Top Tier' in the Legal 500, the Business Crime department are nationally recognised for their specialist knowledge on a full spectrum of high-profile crime & regulatory matters, working for police federations & public authorities including the FCA & HMRC
  • To align with this, you will have a diverse caseload covering all aspects of crime and regulatory work, including white-collar crime, SFO investigations, proceeds of crime/confiscation, cybercrime and professional discipline
  • As an Associate, you will have the opportunity to manage some of the more complex & high-value cases and mentor the junior members of the team as they progress
  • In return, you can expect to receive plenty of opportunities to progress within the team towards senior level and beyond

The Ideal Candidate:

  • An experienced Criminal Solicitor with 4 to 6 years PQE
  • Well-organised and proactive
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Hybrid working

This is a standout opportunity for a Business Crime Associate to join the firm's dynamic office in Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.