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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 usWomen in Business

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

Business Development Manager – Marketing

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our Business Development & Marketing team working with our Banking & Finance sector. Role: Business Development Manager Location: Bristol, Taunton, Southampton or Cardiff Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 448-BBL The role This business development...
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Paralegal – Corporate – Manchester (12 month FTC)

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for an entry level paralegal to assist our corporate lawyers. Role: Paralegal Location: Manchester Hours: Full time (to ideally start in September 2019) Term: Temporary (12 month FTC, maternity cover) Vacancy Reference: 467-PMR The role Supporting a team of two Partners, two Associates and a...
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COFA Support Compliance Officer – Bristol

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Trade Mark Attorney – Intellectual Property – Manchester or Southampton

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Admin Assistant – Corporate – Manchester

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Solicitor – Insolvency – Bristol

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Paralegal – Property Litigation – Bristol

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CMI Compliance Assistant – Bristol

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CMI Compliance Team Supervisor – Bristol

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Tenders Executive – Business Development & Marketing – Bristol

Vacancy details We have a great opportunity for a Tenders Executive to join our Business Development & Marketing team, having responsibility for supporting firm’s bids process and client development programme. Role: Tenders Executive Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 459 – BBL The role You will have...
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Administration Team Leader – Facilities – Taunton

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Solicitor / Legal Executive – Housing Management – London

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a Housing Management lawyer to join our team in London, with plenty of client contact and on-going training and support. Role: Solicitor / Legal Executive Location: London Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 457-LLN The role Our Housing Management team has lawyers based in...
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Solicitor / Legal Executive – Housing Management – Manchester

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a Housing Management lawyer to join our team in Manchester, with plenty of client contact and on-going training and support. Role: Solicitor / Legal Executive Location: Manchester Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 456-LMR The role Our Housing Management team has lawyers based in...
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Paralegal – Housing Management – Southampton / London / Manchester

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Solicitor – Corporate – Birmingham

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Admin Assistant – Debt Recovery – Taunton

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Administration Assistant (9 month FTC) – Corporate – Birmingham

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Solicitor – Commercial Property – Taunton

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Trade Mark Attorney – Intellectual Property – Southampton or Manchester

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Commercial Property – Real Estate – Partner

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Solicitor / Legal Executive – Property – Taunton / Bristol

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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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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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