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Careers at Farleys

Careers at Farleys

Welcome to Farleys’ careers page! Scroll to view current vacancies

Please note all job applications to Farleys Solicitors are subject to accordance with our Candidate Privacy Notice, which sets how your data is processed as part of your application for employment.

The firm has been ever expanding since its beginnings in 1958 and now spans across six offices in Greater Manchester and Lancashire (Blackburn, Preston, Manchester, Shadsworth, Burnley, and Accrington), employing more than 140 members of staff.

As the firm continues to expand, so does our investment in Farleys’ people. The firm’s core CARE values extend to our staff environment too which offers a friendly and approachable workplace for staff to thrive.

Everyone at Farleys has a role to play which is vital in helping the firm progress, be they support staff, fee earners or partners.

We are a friendly, hardworking bunch here at Farleys Solicitors and each member of staff is provided with as much support and training as they need because we recognise that an investment in you is an investment in the future of the firm.

The future is looking bright for Farleys with awards and shortlistings in a number of categories including law firm of the year (Manchester Legal Awards) and the Corporate Social Responsibility award (Red Rose Awards) as well as listings in the Chambers and Partners guide and the Legal 500. If you would like to be part of a successful, forward thinking, North West legal firm, why not browse through the vacancies we have open right now?

Vacancies at Farleys

Legal Assistant/Assistant Solicitor - Manchester

Farleys Solicitors are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant or newly qualified solicitor to work alongside a Partner on a permanent, full time basis in our highly regarded Abuse & Inquests team in Manchester.

Ranked in both Chambers and the Legal 500, our team has gained a national reputation acting for victims of abuse, human rights act claims, fatal accidents, civil claims following inquests, and claims against Local Authorities

The ideal candidate will have a willingness to learn, an interest in working for a legal firm, and be proactive and personable. The work will be varied and range from maintaining a limitations diary through to attending appointments with clients and counsel and would suit a recent law graduate through to a NQ solicitor with an interest in this challenging area of work

Ideally you will have;
• Excellent organisational skills
• A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software
• An enthusiastic and flexible approach to work as part of a team
• Excellent typing skills
• A thoroughness and attention to detail

There are fantastic long term prospects to develop a career at Farleys and we are confident we can offer you an environment in which you can flourish. This role is a great opportunity to kick start or continue your career in law.

If you feel you meet the above criteria and would like to apply for the role, please submit your CV and covering letter by email to Jonathan Bridge:

Please note: Farleys Solicitors LLP is an equal opportunities employer and we will recruit for this role based on the merit of the applicant, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, sexual orientation, disability or religion.

While we make every effort to respond to all applications, if you haven’t heard from us in 30 days please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Training Contracts

Please note: The application window for training contracts commencing in September 2021 has now closed. We will be releasing information on how to apply for training contracts commencing in September 2022 in due course.

Farleys are committed to assisting others to qualify for the legal profession. Every year new training contracts are entered into with talented individuals.

For further information about our training contracts, please refer to our dedicated page.


Speculative Enquiries

Farleys are currently in a period of continued growth with a range of opportunities becoming available as each team invests in expansion across the North West. We welcome any speculative applications from experienced individuals showing enthusiasm, passion, and a desire to continue your legal career with a friendly yet professional law firm.

If you wish to contact Farleys’ careers team for this or any other reason, you can email them at

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