Location: UK: North-East

Opportunity: Supported Hiring into Permanent Roles

Start Date: ASAP

Closing Date: 13 July 2023

*Applications have now closed*

Muckle LLP is delighted to partner with Women Returners to launch their “Return . . . the Muckle Way” Returner Programme for legal professionals who are looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break of more than 12 months and who would like to explore opportunities to return to work in a supportive and caring environment. You may have been working on a part-time, or freelance, basis to fit around your other commitments, or you may not have done any paid work during this time. You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.

About the Programme

Muckle LLP understands that returning to work after an extended break can be daunting. However, having a programme that provides essential coaching and training will help support this difficult transition, giving you (the returner) the tools to redevelop your confidence and skills and become a valued member of the team at Muckle.

Current opportunities

Muckle LLP is really keen to hear from qualified legal professionals who want to restart their career in a North East commercial law firm. Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate that they have the basic skills, knowledge and experience required, including:

  • Building relationships and delivering an excellent client service
  • Analytical reasoning and decision making
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication and drafting
  • Planning, organising and time management
  • Strong work ethic
  • Team contributor
  • Attention to detail

Muckle LLP is also looking for individuals who continually seek opportunities to develop their technical expertise and personal effectiveness. If you are a non-legal professional and want to learn more about Muckle LLP, please feel free to get in touch.

About Muckle LLP

Muckle LLP is a commercial law firm with over 170 people based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne – a city they have operated from for over 100 years. They have invested significantly to promote agile working, with their people able to work from wherever suits them best. Their people can also take advantage of their excellent, modern office facilities, which help them to deliver excellent service to each other and their clients. They also have a Cumbria Hub, which their team can use as a base when working in the North West.

Muckle’s core values guide everything they do. This is what they call “The Muckle Way”:

  • Trust – they trust each other to do the right thing
  • Teamwork – they are one team and work selflessly for each other
  • Responsibility – they are self-starters and take responsibility for how they work together and communicate
  • Care – they genuinely care about their people, clients and community

Sticking to their values really pays off – Muckle has won awards for their fantastic culture. They hold Investors In People Platinum status, with 99.2% of their people saying Muckle is a great place to work and 100% sharing the firm’s values. Their overall results place Muckle LLP 2nd for legal firms for ALL Investors in People organisations, globally!

How to apply

To apply for opportunities at Muckle, please email your CV and cover letter to Tracy Murray in the HR team at Muckle – tracy.murray@muckle-llp.com

You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.

If you have any questions, please email recruitment@muckle-llp.com with “Return . . . the Muckle Way” as the subject title.