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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

Legal Administrator – Home Sales – Taunton

Vacancy details Our Home Sales team has a new opportunity for a Legal Administrator to provide proactive and professional support to the team. Role: Legal Administrator Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 433-STN The role: We are looking to hire a self motivated and preferably experienced Legal Administrator who will...
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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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Finance Analyst – Finance – Bristol

Vacancy details Working as part of the core Management Accounting team providing reporting, analysis and assistance to the wider finance team. An interesting role giving the successful candidate a great opportunity to create a range of Management Information (MI) reporting templates and respond to ad hoc requests for targeted analysis...
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Junior Administration Assistant – Private Client – Bristol

Vacancy details A busy and varied administrative role supporting lawyers in our Private Client division. Role: Junior Administration Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 428-SBL The role: We have a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Administration Assistant to provide proactive and professional support to fee earners in the Court...
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Legal Secretary – Commercial Property and Insolvency – London

Vacancy details Our busy Commercial Property and Insolvency teams are looking for a talented secretary to work across the 2 teams, providing proactive and professional secretarial support to 3 Partners, 4 lawyers and a Paralegal. Role: Legal Secretary Location: London Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 429-SLN The role: Based from our...
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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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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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Facilities Services and Administration Assistants – Southampton

Vacancy details We have two exciting opportunities for Facilities Services and Administration Assistants to join our Facilities Management department. Role: Facilities Services and Administration Assistants x2 Location: Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 418-BSN The role: On a day to day basis you will be the face of...
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Legal IT Process Developer – Bristol

Vacancy details We are seeking a Legal IT Process Developer with Legal, Finance or Professional Services experience. Role: Legal IT Process Developer Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 396-BBL The role: Working in the DevOps team within IT, you will become a key member of the team and...
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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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Paralegal – Corporate & Commercial – Southampton

Vacancy details An excellent opportunity for a paralegal to begin or develop their legal career with us within our Corporate team. Role: Paralegal Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 425-PSN The role Our Corporate team in Southampton is seeking a bright, enthusiastic, hardworking new recruit to join as a paralegal to...
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Front of House Security – Bristol

Vacancy details We are looking for a Security professional to work the afternoon/evening shift on the commissionaires’ desk in our Bristol office. Role: Front of House Security Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 423-BBL The role This role will form part of our security team working alongside 2 others on the...
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Junior Administration Assistant – Family – Taunton

Vacancy details A busy and varied administrative role supporting our Partner and four lawyers in our Family team. Role: Junior Administration Assistant Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 424-STN The role We have a fantastic opportunity for an Administration Assistant to provide proactive and professional support to our Family law department....
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Paralegal / Junior Paralegal – Private Client – Taunton

Vacancy details A Paralegal / Junior Paralegal role to assist the estate administration unit in our Private Capital team with managing their broad caseload of mainly taxable and complex estate work. Role: Paralegal / Junior Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 408-PTN The role Our Private Capital team in Taunton...
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Junior Administration Assistant – Private Client – Taunton

Vacancy details Our Private Capital team has an opportunity for a junior administration assistant to provide proactive and professional support to fee earners and the other administration assistants within the team. You will support the existing administration assistants with dealing with incoming and outgoing post, scanning, filing, archiving and support...
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Risk & Compliance Coordinator – Bristol

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Risk Management & Compliance Team. The role will involve two key elements: conflicts of interest and claims. You will be responsible for assisting with compliance with the Code of Conduct and with securing our annual Lexcel accreditation and related projects, training...
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Administration Assistant – Family – Bristol

Vacancy details A busy and varied administrative role supporting our Partner, 3 Lawyers and Paralegal in our Family team. Role: Administration Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 422-SBL The role: We have a fantastic opportunity for an Administration Assistant to provide proactive and professional support to our Family law department....
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Paralegal – Housing Management – Manchester

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a law graduate who is looking to advance a career within our Housing Management team. The role will be dealing with a varied caseload, and providing proactive and professional support to fee-earners in the team. Role: Paralegal (Housing Management) Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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Internal Auditor – Bristol

Vacancy details A new role within our Risk Management & Compliance Team. The role will involve auditing/oversight and management of various aspects of risk and compliance including our quality functions, compliance with the Code of Conduct, annual Lexcel accreditation and related projects, training and administration. Role: Internal Auditor Location: Bristol...
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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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Solicitor – Procurement

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a solicitor specialising in non-contentious procurement to deliver procurement advice to public and private sector bodies. Role: Solicitor, Non-Contentious Procurement Location: Bristol, Manchester, Birmingham, London or Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 417-LBL The role: We are looking for someone experienced in...
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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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Solicitor – Property Litigation – Bristol / Taunton

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a solicitor to join our experienced property litigation team in Bristol and/or Taunton. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol / Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 414-LBL The role: We are looking for someone to become part of our highly successful property litigation team...
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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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Facilities Services Assistant – Taunton

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for two Facilities Services Assistants to join our Facilities Management department in Taunton. Role: 2 x Facilities Services Assistants Location: Taunton Hours:  2 x Full time positions Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 383-BTN The role: On a day to day basis you will be the face...
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Solicitor – Corporate – Southampton

Vacancy details A junior to mid-level corporate lawyer role handling a broad range of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Role: Solicitor Location: Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 413-LSN The role: Based in our Southampton office, you will be working with colleagues locally and nationally for a...
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Clarke Willmott Vacation Scheme 2019

Spend a week with us in our Taunton office We understand that choosing the right law firm for you can feel like a big step. If you are a student or recent graduate, we would like to invite you to come and spend a week with us during our annual...
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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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