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Why Work For Us?

Monarch Solicitors are always looking to hear from people who are interested in either starting or continuing a career in Law either as a Paralegal or qualified Solicitor. Monarch Solicitors recognises the differences and values each potential employee can bring to the firm. We are committed to ensure that all applicants are appreciated as individuals and treated with respect and fairness.


  • Competitive Salary
  • On-site café
  • 28 days’ annual holiday
  • Central Location
  • Accessible transport routes
  • Access to a mixed case load
  • Early responsibilities
  • In-house training
  • Re-train opportunities
  • Modern offices

Our Vancancies

We are looking for someone experienced in:

  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial Leases
  • Planning
  • Business Sales & Purchases
  • Residential Sales & Purchases
  • New Build Leasehold
  • Residential Lease Extension
  • Residential Freehold Purchases
  • Collective Enfranchisement

You will be exposed to top-quality work, developing both your legal knowledge and commercial awareness, with full casework responsibility.

This opportunity will suit someone who is entrepreneurial, commercially focused, self-driven and does not require supervision for day to day conduct of case work.

Qualifications and Skills:

We are ideally looking for a qualified solicitor with experience.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Interested in developing the department and to win new work
  • Good understanding of landlord & tenant law, commercial property and conveyancing
  • Ability to draft all the usual documents involved in property transactions
  • Maintain a case list and diary for each stage of the process
  • Must be self-motivated, driven and does not require supervision for day to day conduct of work a complex and varied workload
  • Ability to hit the ground running desirable but some training could be provided
  • Experience of delivering exceptional customer/client service
  • Self-discipline to take responsibility own work and deadlines
  • Strong IT skills to use case management system
  • Ability to time record and mange billable time on files
  • Excellent attention to detail and continuously striving for self-improvement
  • Enthusiastic, keen and proactive
  • Additional languages (including Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian or Polish) would be advantageous but not necessary

 Benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Small team in lovely city centre offices
  • Early access to good quality work and client
  • Greater exposure to fee earning work than traditional firms
  • Exposure to 16 legal disciplines –you won’t be pigeon holed into one area of law
  • You won’t be competing with hundreds of others for progression within the firm
  • The more successful our small firm becomes, the more opportunities there will be for you
  • No glass ceilings – the role will become what you make it

The Firm:

Monarch Solicitors is a respected, award winning commercial law firm based near Spinningfields / Salford Central and walking distance of both Piccadilly and Victoria Stations.

We have a small but client focused team, that is a recognised brand within the Manchester commercial and property law market and have a significant following in the Chinese market.

Applications: Apply now with a CV and cover letter for an immediate interview to enquiries@monarchsolicitors.co.uk.

Salary: Dependent Upon Experience

Job Type: Full-time

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The Opportunity: You will have a rare opportunity to take charge and develop all aspects of the litigation department and handle all the firms contentious work including CPO Litigation, Tax Litigation, Insolvency, Breach of Contract, Landlord & Tenant & Property Litigation.  There will also be some non-contentious work involved such as commercial contract drafting.

You will be exposed to top-quality work, developing both your legal knowledge and commercial awareness, with full responsibility.

This opportunity will suit someone who is entrepreneurial, commercially focussed, self-driven and does not require supervision for day to day conduct of case work.

 Who we’re looking for: We are looking for individuals with the following skills & experience:

  • Good understanding of company, contract and property law
  • Strong commercial awareness for opportunities for the firm and the clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to review cases, provide good quality legal advice and case strategy
  • Ability to multi task, wear different ‘hats’ and deal with competing priorities without delay
  • Ability to manage all aspects of the litigation department
  • Ability to bring cases to an early resolution (either by settlement or trial)
  • Focus on results over and above the client’s expectations and experience of delivering exceptional results for the client
  • Ability to work to deadlines and maintain a regular schedule of hearings, court appearances and conferences based on case requirements in the firm’s electronic diary and case list.
  • Highly conversant with civil procedure rules and litigation case management
  • Ability to draft all the usual documents involved in litigation, such as a particulars of claim, witness statements, costs schedules, applications, orders, part 36 offers
  • Ability to maintain a personal yet professional relationship with clients
  • Ability to take enquiries from potential clients and sell the firms services and sign up the client
  • Ability to ensure clients are regularly billed, client debts are kept to a bare minimum
  • Ability to time record using the firms case management software and bill to monthly targets
  • Ability to assist in the promotion and marketing of the firm’s services via internal/external networking events, presentations and online articles
  • Must be self-motivated, driven and does not require supervision for day to day conduct of work a complex and varied workload
  • Ability to quickly get to grips with new areas of law and hit the ground running
  • Self-discipline to take responsibility own work and deadlines and to progress cases quickly and efficiently
  • Excellent attention to detail and continuously striving for self-improvement and development
  • Personality Traits required: High Personal Standards, Ability to work under pressure, Driven,  Adaptable, Enthusiastic, Proactive, Team Player and can do attitude
  • Additional languages (including Mandarin, Cantonese, Russian or Polish) would be advantageous but not necessary

What’s in it for you: This opportunity is unrivalled by any other law firm

  • Small team in lovely city centre offices
  • Early access to good quality work and clients
  • Exposure to marketing and business development
  • Exposure to 16 legal disciplines –you won’t be pigeon holed into one area of law!
  • You won’t be competing with hundreds of others for progression within the firm
  • The more successful our small firm becomes, the more opportunities there will be for you
  • No glass ceilings – the role will become what you make it

The Firm: Monarch Solicitors is a niche and respected, award winning commercial law firm based in the iconic Daily Express Building, which is ideally located within 10 minutes walking distance of both Piccadilly and Victoria Stations.

  • Our small but client focused team has become a recognised brand within the Manchester commercial and property law market and have a significant following in the Chinese market.
  • Our ethos is to provide a very personal approach in how we deal with each case and focus on results for the client.

Applications: Apply now with a CV and cover letter for an immediate interview.

Salary: Dependent Upon Experience

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES.

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We are recruiting for paralegals with acute commercial awareness, excellent written English, and who have completed the LPC or the BPTC course.

No expereince necessary.

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Here at Monarch, we believe in giving new entrants into the legal field a chance to experience life in a busy legal environment, through our 20 day voluntary internship programme which is run throughout the year from our Manchester office.

We commit a substantial amount of time and resources to provide a rewarding work experience and ensure you come out of the programme at your best and can take away valuable skills for your future.
During this time, you will gain insight on how a solicitors practice operates and you will get the chance to experience a diversity of different practise areas that we work within.

Whilst on work experience we expect you to be a hardworking, enthusiastic to learn new skills and to have the ability to demonstrate your knowledge, passion and commitment to a career in law.

To be considered for work experience with us, please email your CV to enquiries@monarchsolicitors.co.uk together with your dates of availability.

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