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Newly qualified opportunities in Manchester

 
Michael Page Legal in Manchester has established itself as the premier legal recruiter in the North West. The Manchester team includes three dedicated private practice consultants who cover the North West region from the Scottish Borders down to Stoke-on-Trent. Our team boasts a dedicated newly qualified specialist, available to advise you about this important step in your legal career.
 
The North West continues to build on its recent economic growth, which continues to be spear headed by a booming Manchester market which is still the dominant legal centre in the region. The recent re-generation of the City Centre has increased the ability of Manchester to offer a thriving business district alongside a lively cultural and social scene, perfect for the young professional who seeks an exciting city lifestyle. The North West Private Practice market includes top-tier nationals, established regionals and high street practices, all offer highly competitive salaries and exceptional quality of work. The legal sector is one of the driving professions behind Manchester’s regeneration. Work flow into the city is phenomenal and candidates no longer have to be concerned by having to choose between quality of life and quality of work – both are on offer. Top-tier international firms continue to re-allocate work to their Manchester offices, to provide cost benefits to their clients in a competitive market.
 
The other key legal centres, including Preston, Stockport, Wigan & Bolton, offer NQs alternative routes to success with broad ranges of work coupled with unrivalled client contact. Career opportunities are available throughout the region in establishedhigh street practices from Cumbria to Cheshire.
 
Outside of Private Practice the North West is a preferred location for many large PLCs and this provides a range of in-house opportunities with a range of companies. The public sector offers a range of legal opportunities within the local authorities,government bodies & educational institutions.
 
Salaries in Manchester continue to grow, as market demand pushes the NQ starting salaries up and over £40,000. 2009 salaries promise a year on year increase as firms compete for the best in NQ talent.
 
The flow of candidates from outside the region over the last few years has increased as workload from the top firms demands the best. Subsequently more and more young legal professionals are enjoying city living and the café culture that Manchester offers those who work here. We are well placed to advise NQs in the area and/or relocators from throughout the UK, on general market trends, specific NQ opportunities, where to live or just the night life! 
 

The team and contact details

 
Michael Page Legal in Manchester has established itself as the premier legal recruiter in the North West. The Manchester team includes three dedicated private practice consultants who cover the North West region from the Scottish Borders down to Stoke-on-Trent. Our team boasts a dedicated newly qualified specialist, available to advise you about this important step in your legal career.
 
For a confidential conversation about Manchester, the region, the opportunities and living in Manchester or the wider North-West please contact Mike Smith on 0161 833 8610 or email: [email protected]