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Current vacancies at Clarke Willmott solicitors

You’ll find below a list of our current vacancies.

We are always interested in hearing from talented people, so if you do not see a vacancy that interests you at the moment, you can still submit an application for consideration now and/or for future roles. You can send your application to us, with a suitable covering letter/email and a detailed CV by email to careers@clarkewillmott.com. Please make it clear in your application the type of role which interests you and in which of our offices you would wish to work. We aim to contact individuals who have applied speculatively when a suitable role arises, but please don’t hesitate to apply again at a later date if you see a role you think is right for you.

We are particularly interested in hearing from partner level candidates who have a clear plan for growing their business which would deepen or complement our sector strengths. If you are a partner and wish to discuss, in confidence, how you might develop your practice with Clarke Willmott, please contact: Emma Watts, HR, Recruitment Manager, on 345 209 1124 or emma.watts@clarkewillmott.com.

For general recruitment related enquiries you can also contact Emma by phone or email.

As a firm we are committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. Our recruitment privacy notice details how information is collected, processed and how long it is retained for.

Good luck with your application.

About us

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton. We provide a wide range of legal services to corporate clients, organisations and individuals.

Having enjoyed significant growth in recent years, we now have over 600 people, including over 100 partners and we are continuing to grow.

As a firm we are known for providing a supportive and positive place to work, with an open and collaborative culture. We were scored as one of the nine top performing firms in the Legal Week’s Best Employers Survey 2016, and more recently, the UK Law Firm of the Year 2018 survey by RollonFriday.com placed us fourth nationally as a place to work, taking into consideration pay, career development, management and culture. We scored first place nationally in this 2018 survey for work/life balance.

For more information please check out our ‘Clarke Willmott at a glance‘ booklet.

Note for recruitment agents

Although we prefer candidates to apply to us directly, we also have in place a preferred supplier panel of recruitment agents to assist us with recruitment. On rare occasions we will also use other recruitment agents, provided that our terms of business have been agreed in advance. We do not accept any candidate introductions unless and until terms are agreed and we have subsequently confirmed that an introduction may be made.

If you are not one of our approved suppliers and wish to work with us, please email your details (including details of why you believe we should use your services) to Emma Watts, on the contact details above.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Our latest vacancies

Paralegal – Financial Services Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join our Financial Services Litigation department. Role: Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 442-PBL The role You will be supporting the specialist nationally renowned litigation team in dealing with a varied case load of Financial Services...
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Legal Assistant – Commercial Property – Taunton

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity, with good long term prospects, for a Legal Assistant to join our large and supportive Commercial Property Team. Role: Legal Assistant Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 442-PTN The role Our Commercial Property Team in Taunton is looking for a Legal Assistant to...
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Paralegal – Financial Services Litigation – Cardiff

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join our Financial Services Litigation department. Role: Paralegal Location: Cardiff Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 430-PCF The role You will be supporting the specialist nationally renowned litigation team in dealing with a varied case load of Financial Services...
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Secretary – Corporate & Commercial – Southampton

Vacancy details To deliver an excellent secretarial service together with a flexible and positive approach to working in a busy and demanding environment. Role: Secretary Location: Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 440-BSN The role The role involves providing secretarial support to Partner, Senior Associate and other Solicitors within...
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Administration Assistant (9 month FTC) – Corporate – Birmingham

Vacancy details Our Corporate team in Birmingham has a new and exciting opportunity for an Administration Assistant to provide professional support to a group of fee earners within the team by keeping them organised and enabling them to work as effectively as possible. Role: Administration Assistant Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time...
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Paralegal – Property Litigation – Taunton

Vacancy details The role will be dealing with a varied caseload of property litigation disputes including business lease renewals, commercial and residential property management disputes in particular service charge disputes, debt recovery and possession claims. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate to begin or develop their legal career...
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Solicitor – Commercial Property – Taunton

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our large and thriving Commercial Property team in Taunton. Role: Solicitor Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 419-LTN The role: There can be few, if any, better opportunities in the South West to build a career in...
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Caseworker – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to begin or continue a legal career in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team dealing with payment arrangement monitoring and associated procedures. Role: Caseworker (Debt recovery) x 2 Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract Vacancy Reference: 441-PTN The role...
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Caseworker – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to begin or continue a legal career in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team, dealing with a litigation caseload, issuing court proceedings, enforcement action, payment arrangement monitoring and associated procedures. Role: Caseworker Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 391-PTN The role:...
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Cashier – Business Recovery Unit – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to begin or continue a career in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team providing ongoing support and assistance to the team in respect of all aspects of their financial administration. Role: Cashier – Business Recovery Unit Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Fixed...
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Trade Mark Attorney – Intellectual Property – Southampton or Manchester

Vacancy details This role is for a qualified Trade Mark Attorney to undertake a wide range of high quality contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work. Role: Trade Mark Attorney Location: Southampton or Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 382-LVS The role: Our intellectual property team is based across our Southampton and...
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Marketing & Business Development Coordinator – Manchester

Vacancy details Clarke Willmott LLP is seeking an outstanding business development & marketing coordinator to provide maternity cover supporting our fast-expanding Manchester office based in Spinningfields. Role: Marketing & Business Development Coordinator (Maternity Cover) Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: 12 month FTC Vacancy Reference: 439-BMR The role: This role holder will be...
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CMI Compliance Team Manager – Bristol

Vacancy details Managing a central team of 4 CMI Compliance Assistants and Administrators, you will ensure that the team accurately and promptly undertakes volume compliance tasks related to the client and matter take-on process on behalf of all of our fee-earning teams. Role: CMI Compliance Team Manager Location: Bristol Hours: Full...
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IT Trainer – Bristol

Vacancy details To provide formal and informal IT training in Microsoft Office and specialist legal software to staff in all of the firm’s offices. Role: IT Trainer Location: Bristol with regular travel to other offices Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 435-BBL The role: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced...
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CMI Compliance Assistant – Bristol

Vacancy details Working in a central team with two other CMI Compliance Assistants, you will undertake volume compliance tasks related to the client and matter take-on process on behalf of all of our fee-earning teams. Role: CMI Compliance Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 436-BBL The role: We have...
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Front of House Assistant / Receptionist – Bristol

Vacancy details A hands-on role, responsible for delivering all aspects of reception and hospitality service, to the highest possible standards. Role: Front of House Assistant / Receptionist Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 434-BBL The role: You will provide excellent customer service to our visitors, performing all operations requested by...
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IT Support Specialist – Bristol

Vacancy details Our Bristol office is looking for an IT support specialist to to provide support in all activities and services provided by a busy IT team. Role: IT Support Specialist Location: Bristol Hours: Full time (37.5 hours) Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 431-BBL The role: The Clarke Willmott IT Team provides a full...
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Secretary – Employment and Insolvency – Bristol

Vacancy details Our busy Insolvency and Employment teams are looking for a talented secretary to work across the 2 teams (4 days in Insolvency, 1 day in Employment), providing proactive and professional secretarial support. Role: Secretary Location: Bristol Hours: Part Time (30 hours) Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 432-BBL The role: Based from our...
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Solicitor – Housebuilder – Bristol

Vacancy details A Commercial Property Solicitor role, with a focus on the housebuilder sector, boasting quality, varied work in a large and thriving team in Bristol with plenty of opportunities for progression and development. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 384-LBL The role: Our large and well respected...
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HR and Payroll Co-ordinator – Birmingham

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic HR and Payroll Co-ordinator to join our growing HR team to oversee the day to day administration of the Firm’s HR and payroll functions. Role: HR and Payroll Co-ordinator Location: Birmingham Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 416-BBM The role: Reporting to...
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Secretary – Planning – Bristol

Vacancy details We have a new vacancy for a Secretary to join our Planning department, providing a high level of assistance and support to two busy Partners. This role is a part time position, as one half of a job share with another Secretary in the team. The working hours...
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Social Housing Development – Senior Associate / Partner – Manchester

Vacancy details We are looking for an experienced Social Housing Development lawyer to join our fast growing Manchester office. Role: Senior Associate / Partner Location: Manchester Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 412-LMR The role: Our Social Housing team pulls-together specialists from across the firm with particular expertise in...
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Associate – Property Litigation – Bristol / Taunton

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for an Associate to join our experienced property litigation team in Bristol and/or Taunton. Role: Associate Location: Bristol / Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 415-LBL The role: We are looking for someone to become part of our highly successful property litigation team based...
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Commercial Property – Real Estate – Partner

Vacancy details We are seeking a Commercial Property (Real Estate) Partner to join our team in Manchester. Role: Commercial Property (Real Estate) Partner Location: Manchester Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 411-LMR The role: We have an exceptional reputation for our work in the commercial property (real estate) sector. Our national...
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Solicitor / Legal Executive – Property – Taunton / Bristol

Vacancy details A conveyancing role handling a wide range of residential transactions. Role: Solicitor / Legal Executive Location: Taunton / Bristol Hours: Full and / or Part time hours will be considered Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 364-LTN The role: Based in our Private Property & Agriculture team you will be working on...
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Solicitor/Executive – Litigation – Southampton

Vacancy details Exciting opportunity for a Junior Lawyer to join the Southampton team who deal with commercial and private client litigation. Role: Litigation Solicitor/Executive Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 361-LSN The role: If you want to develop your career as a litigator with a stimulating caseload working in...
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Home Sales Lawyer – Taunton

Vacancy details A mixed role combining technical residential conveyancing drafting work with management, process engineering and client reception/engagement responsibilities. Role: Home Sales Lawyer Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 352-LTN The role: Our Home Sales team work for local, regional and national house builders and registered providers. They cover the...
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Senior Associate – Social Housing Governance

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Housing Governance lawyer to join our national team. Role:  Social Housing Governance Senior Associate Location: Flexible Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 321-LVS The role: Forming part of the Corporate & Commercial department, your work will be solely with our Social Housing...
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