Current vacancies

We seek to recruit high calibre individuals who are commercially minded, enthusiastic about what they do and committed to providing a high level of service to clients.

The size and broad range of this practice means we have a large client base, which can offer challenging opportunities for individuals across a variety of legal disciplines.

Hard work and success is recognised and rewarded. It is important that everyone enjoys and contributes to the FBC Manby Bowdler experience, so collaboration, having mutual respect and a friendly and open culture is of paramount importance here. We look and recruit individuals who will work and support this ethos and have a 'can do' approach.

We have opportunities in a variety of roles from Business Support Functions such as Compliance, Marketing and Accounts to legal positions working within our Departments. These roles include:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Administration and Assistant Roles
  • Legal Secretary
  • Paralegal
  • Solicitor
  • Associate
  • Partners

If you are interested in becoming part of the team to either start your career journey or wish to progress further with the Firm, please send your CV to and a member of the team will be in touch.

IT User Support

29/11/2019Application deadline: 23/12/2019

We are looking to boost our IT team with a driven, experienced individual who can hit the ground running and provide fantastic and responsive support to our teams.

Job holders should be able to demonstrate competencies as per the FBCMB Continuing Competency guide, namely:

Self Awareness & Impact On Others
Intellectual Flexibility & Knowledge
Working With Others
Workload Management
Client Relationship Management

Job holder should be able to demonstrate the following Values

Client Focused – We put the client first
Integrity – We do the right thing
Commitment – We keep our word
Respect – We value our people
Excellence – We give our best
Collaboration – We work as one team

Technical/professional expertise required

Minimum of 2-3 years’ relevant IT experience
Associated IT qualification desirable
Proficient with Microsoft and practice management applications

Key accountabilities:

• Monitor and maintain the firm’s computer systems and networks.
• Install and configure computer hardware operating systems and applications 
• diagnose hardware/software faults and resolve appropriately
• resolve technical and applications problems, via the helpdesk and Spiceworks requests, either over the phone or in person. 
• Ensure a thorough understanding of the firm’s information systems and how they’re used and apply their technical knowledge/expertise appropriately
• troubleshooting system and network problems and diagnosing and solving hardware/software faults;
• replacing parts as required;
• providing support, including procedural documentation and relevant reports;
• following diagrams and written instructions to repair a fault or set up a system;
• supporting the roll-out of new applications;
• setting up new users' accounts and profiles and dealing with password issues;
• responding within agreed time limits to call-outs;
• working continuously on a task until completion (or referral to third parties, if appropriate);
• prioritising and managing many open cases at one time;
• rapidly establishing a good working relationship with customers and other professionals, e.g., software developers;
• testing and evaluating new technology and involvement in specific project work as required
• Only visual checks, official testing via PAT
• This role will from time to time require out of office hours working to ensure downtime and disruption is minimised

How to apply

To apply please send your CV quoting reference:  ITWOV1 to

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