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Environmental Lawyer

£75000 - £95000 per annum
Manchester City Of Manchester

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Join a prestigious international, Top 20 law firm that has set themselves apart from the competition; this is well demonstrated by the innovative, cutting-edge, and forward-thinking way in which they deliver legal services. They were an extremely early adopter of technology and have used AI to streamline their processes. They continue to achieve year on year organic growth. They continue to receive an abundance of industry and employer awards every year.

The Firm:

With offices throughout every major UK City, and internationally, the firm is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 across an abundance of specialisms. They have been repeatedly recognised for their commercial awareness, innovation, and sector knowledge. This Top 20 law firm boasts over 400 Partners, many of whom are homegrown and have established stellar individual reputations that give them and the firm real gravitas.

The firm has made significant investment throughout 2020, with the Manchester office being a key area of focus for the firm. This is evidenced by the investment they have made into the latest technology, continuously improving the office space, and the number of strategic heavyweight hires made in the last 12 months alone. They have a strong appetite for growth, and 2021 will be no different.

Investment in technology has always been an important part of who the firm is. They are constantly looking to remain ahead of the curve, provide a seamless client experience, and take away the monotonous administrative duties that will free up time to focus on what you do best; deliver top quality client service, build relationships, and generate revenue.

What truly sets this firm apart is their culture. You may expect a firm of this size to have a stuffy, corporate environment, but that couldn't be further from reality. You will find a close-knit, collaborative team that will welcome you with open arms from day one, and an active social calendar that will allow you to integrate and build strong relationships with the wider team. This makes for an enjoyable and stimulating work environment, allowing the firm to enjoy an unrivalled employee retention rate.

The Role:

You will join this respected Legal 500 Environment team as an Associate in the firm's state of the art Manchester office.

The Environment team deals with multinational PLC that are often household names, and you will be exposed to some of the most exciting and high profile work in this area of law. The scope of work is often international.

You will handle an interesting caseload of non-contentious environment law matters, whilst working closely with the team's well-known Partner on more complex cases. This will give you exposure to work that will put you years ahead of your PQE and allow you to develop your technical skills and progress your career.


* You will be an Environmental Lawyer with a minimum of 2 years' experience (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
* You will have experience across all aspects of non-contentious Environmental Law
* Experience being involved in complex, multi-jurisdictional matters
* Have a keen eye for detail
* You will be a commercially minded individual and will thrive on building client relationships and marketing your practice
* You will have the ability to manage your caseload and client expectations whilst working in synergy with the wider team

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Environmental Lawyer to undertake some of the most high profile and engaging matters in this area of law whilst working for a firm that encourages progression.

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