Role: In-House Legal Counsel (Temporary – 6 Months)
Location: Work from home reports into Manchester
Salary: £375 to £400 per day

Role Overview:
A prestigious client is seeking an In-House Specialist Solicitor to handle legal tasks related to one primary legal discipline (either employment, disputes/litigation, or property). The selected candidate will not only manage key legal assignments but also support fellow solicitors and colleagues within the same specialty area, interacting across diverse business sectors.

Offering a competitive day rate between £375 and £400, contingent upon experience and expertise. PLease note this role is fully remote and but may require some presence in the first week in the office in Manchester, 

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Legal Work Execution:

    • Manage a variety of legal issues, ensuring all tasks are executed in a timely manner, maintain top-quality standards, and adhere to the stipulated budget.
    • Authenticate and, when necessary, verify the quality of external work to align with the company’s risk appetite.
    • Stay updated with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) requirements and perpetually hone your legal skills.
  2. Collaboration & Communication:

    • Dedicate a portion of your time assisting team members in your specialty area.
    • Engage and liaise with various business units and functions.
    • Collaborate closely with business leaders, offering specialized knowledge to solve challenges.
  3. Operational Efficiency:

    • Maintain a structured management system for real-time, accurate data.
    • Employ innovative technology to enhance the efficiency of the legal department.
    • Establish and maintain tools in your area of specialty to foster streamlined operations.
  4. Professional Development:

    • Engage in continuous learning and professional development.
    • Build networks with external solicitors to grasp diverse approaches in legal problem-solving.
  5. Mentorship & Guidance:

    • Play an active role in uplifting the knowledge base of the entire legal team.
    • Offer insights and updates on the latest trends in your legal specialization.


  • Must possess a valid Practicing Certificate.
  • Demonstrable pertinent business experience.
  • Profound legal knowledge in either property, disputes/litigation, or employment law, with experience in diverse sectors.
  • Proven track record in intricate stakeholder environments.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.

Specialty Areas:

  • Property Specialist: Demonstrable experience with a vast real property portfolio. Technical proficiency in regulatory compliance, landlord-tenant relations, and diverse property transactions.

  • Disputes Specialist: Solid experience in resolving intricate property and commercial disputes. Competence in property litigation, estate management, and tackling various disputes.

  • Employment Specialist: Rich experience in both contentious and non-contentious employment law areas. Skills in managing executive transitions, understanding equal pay legislation, and collaborating with trade unions.

As a leading legal recruitment firm, we are committed to finding the perfect fit for this pivotal role. If you align with the profile, we are eager to introduce you to our client. Please apply to day with your cv or contact Rob Addy on 0114 2418030 for more details. 

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