Associate (NQ-2PQE) – Health &
Safety/ Regulatory Crime – Manchester office
We are looking for 2 x Associates (NQ-2
years PQE) to join our specialist Safety, Health & Environment
(SHE) Regulatory Department
into the Manchester office.
This is an excellent opportunity to join
an expanding team within our multi-award-winning firm. The role is
based in Manchester office and requires regular communication with
clients nationally. We have a collaborative, supportive team working
in a modern, flexible environment.
We will consider individuals who are experienced in
representing companies subject to investigations and prosecutions
relating to Health & Safety, food safety, fire safety and
Environmental crime but also candidates without this experience who
wish to pursue a career in SHE Regulatory crime – full training will
Please note that our PQE levels are a
guide and all suitable candidates will be considered.
This is a great opportunity to work for a top 20
International law firm with one of the UK's largest SHE departments,
recognised in Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500 for both
disciplines of Health and Safety and Environmental work.
As part of our close-knit team you would have the
opportunity to become a specialist in this fascinating area of law,
working on a uniquely varied and sometime high-profile caseload.
This is your opportunity to practice criminal defence in a truly
Our lawyers provide national coverage for a blend of
corporate and insurer backed clients. You will be joining a team of
14 fee earners (11 solicitors) preparing and progressing cases from
their early investigative stages, through the enforcement process,
and ultimately, to conclusion before the Criminal Courts. Typical
cases include corporate manslaughter, health and safety prosecutions
and environmental crime and due to the high number of fatalities we
deal with you will also become proficient in representation before
the Coroners Court.
Essential Skills & Experience
You should ideally have 0-2-years PQE with some
previous experience of either Health & Safety; Environmental
Crime; or Motor Crime, however, candidates without this experience
who wish to pursue a career in SHE regulatory crime/re-train will
also be considered – full training will be provided to all candidates.
- You will be bright/ambitious with strong academics.
- You will come from a strong trainee background.
You will be a highly determined individual able to
adapt well within a demanding, fast-paced team.
You will be willing and available to travel to
anywhere in England and Wales to support clients.
You will enjoy being challenged by
complex legal issues and expanding your knowledge.
- You will be a confident and effective communicator.
You will be focussed on delivering a
highly professional service to clients, including compliance with
client SLAs and MI requirements.
In return, you will benefit from being part of an
organisation that is genuinely committed to its people. Within our
friendly department you will have access to a range of learning and
development opportunities designed to support your ongoing progression.
For a confidential conversation please contact
0161 240 2820 or apply today through the link provided.
Clyde & Co are committed to promoting equality and
diversity in all aspects of employment.
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