PQE: 1 year +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time (Standard)
Team: Financial Services
Location: Manchester
The firm

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The role

Our financial services practice pulls together a team of experts, known for superb client service across the UK and internationally. This is a team trusted by many major international finance companies, well-known high street banks, niche financial services businesses, brokers, insurers, retail businesses and leasing companies. Due to consistent development and coupled with our strategic growth plan, the team is seeking to appoint an additional solicitor to join our Manchester based team.

Skills and qualifications

Our preferred candidate will be a bright and enthusiastic non-contentious commercial lawyer with an appreciation or awareness of the financial services sector and a desire to get an opportunity to specialise in a technical area of law that is in high demand.  Whether you have financial services experience or you are a commercial or banking generalist looking to specialise, this is an ideal opportunity if you are looking for a platform where you will have the support, breadth and quality of work to realise your full potential. 

Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.