Latest vacancies

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.

For general recruitment related enquiries please email careers@clarkewillmott.com.

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 careers@clarkewillmott.com.

Our latest vacancies

Office Junior – Facilities – Birmingham

Vacancy details A hands-on dual role, responsible for delivering all aspects of reception and facilities services duties to the highest standards. You will be welcoming visitors/clients, answering or referring enquiries to appropriate individuals within the firm. Role: Office Junior Location: Birmingham Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 785-BBM The...
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Solicitor – Probate – Bristol

Vacancy details We are seeking a Probate Solicitor to join the estate administration unit in our Private Capital team dealing with a broad caseload of mainly taxable and complex estate work. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time or Part Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 784-LBL The role Our well-regarded...
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Paralegal – IP – Manchester or Southampton

Vacancy details An excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to begin or develop their legal career with us within our IP team in either our Manchester or Southampton office. Role: Paralegal Location: Manchester or Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 783-PMR The role Our 3-Partner IP team is rated...
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Paralegal – Commercial Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Paralegal to support our well-regarded Commercial Litigation team in Bristol. Role: Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 736-PBL The role Our Bristol Commercial Litigation team is led by Partners Alex Jakubowski and Richard Moore, further supported by...
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Paralegal – Court of Protection – Bristol

Vacancy details A role providing assistance for vulnerable people with the management of their financial affairs and related responsibilities. Role: Paralegal  Location: Bristol  Hours: Full Time  Term: Permanent  Vacancy Reference: 746-PBL The role Our growing Court of Protection team in Bristol has an opportunity for a Paralegal to join its...
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Solicitor – Commercial Property (Development) – Taunton

Vacancy details A Commercial Property Solicitor role specialising in development work, in a large and thriving team in Taunton. Role: Commercial Property (Development) Solicitor Location: Taunton Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 779-LTN The role Our commercial property team in Taunton comprises part of a much wider (28 partner) team across...
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Paralegal – Property Litigation – Bristol/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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Paralegal – Corporate – Taunton

Vacancy details Due to continued growth, we have a rare and great opportunity for a Paralegal to support our well-regarded Corporate team in Taunton. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 767-PTN The role Our national Corporate & Commercial team has a presence across our 7...
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Lead Billing Assistant – Finance – Firm Wide

Vacancy details The firm currently has a decentralized billing approach, however there is a need to produce some bills centrally for a few teams and process the regular monthly WIP management routines. A larger project is currently underway to replace the firms Practice Management System from Elite Enterprise to 3E....
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Solicitor/Associate – Corporate – Taunton

Vacancy details We are seeking a Solicitor/Associate (2-4 years PQE) to join our Corporate team in Taunton, handling a broad range of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Role: Solicitor/Associate Location: Corporate Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 702-LBL The role Our national Corporate & Commercial team is...
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Facilities Services Assistant – Taunton

Vacancy details We are seeking a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management Team in Taunton.  In this varied role you will be splitting your time between facilities management and front of house duties. Role: Facilities Services Assistant Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 758-BTN The...
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Associate / Senior Associate – Commercial Property – Southampton

Vacancy details We have opportunities for solicitors and associates to join our thriving Commercial Property team based in Southampton. Role: Associate / Senior Associate Location: Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 721-LSN The role There is a wide variety of work on offer and, to an extent, the...
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Information Security and Data Protection Assistant – Firm Wide

Vacancy details A permanent role within our Information Security & Data Protection team. The role will involve administering our supplier management process on a day to day basis, liaising with Operations Teams to document risks in projects and general administrative support within the Information Security and Data Protection Team. Role:...
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Solicitor / Associate – Corporate – Bristol

Vacancy details We are seeking a Solicitor/Associate (two to four years PQE) to join our Corporate team, handling a broad range of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Role: Solicitor / Associate Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 702-LBL The role Our national Corporate & Commercial team...
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Legal Secretary – Commercial Property – Bristol

Vacancy details A Secretary role to provide a high level of assistance and support to busy Partners and other team members within our Commercial Property department. Role: Legal Secretary Location: Bristol Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 771-BBL The role Our national Commercial Property team has presence in all seven of...
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Solicitor – Construction – Firm Wide

Vacancy details Our Construction team has an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor (NQ-2 years PQE) to develop their legal career with us. Role: Solicitor Location: London Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 770-LLN The role Led by five Partners, our national construction team has presence in our London, Southampton, Bristol,...
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Solicitor/Associate – Construction – Firm Wide

Vacancy details Our Construction team has an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor (1-5 years PQE) to develop their legal career with us. Role: Solicitor/Associate Location: Bristol Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 769-LBL The role Led by five Partners, our national construction team has presence in our London, Southampton, Bristol, Birmingham...
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Associate – Financial Services Litigation

Vacancy details Due to continued growth, we are seeking an Associate to join our Financial Services Litigation team. Role: Associate Location: Firm Wide Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 764-LBL The role Our Financial Services Litigation team are specialists in resolving financial services disputes. The scope of their work includes,...
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Senior Finance Analyst – Bristol – FTC

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 develop and improve a range of Management Information (MI) reporting templates and respond to ad hoc requests for...
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Secretary – Commercial Property – Birmingham/Manchester

Vacancy details A Secretary role to provide a high level of assistance and support to busy Partners and other team members within our Commercial Property department. Role: Secretary (Commercial Property) Location: Birmingham/Manchester Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 763-BBM The role Our national Commercial Property team has presence in all seven...
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Solicitor/Associate – Family

Vacancy details We are seeking a Family Lawyer to join our reputable team, handling a varied caseload of high-quality work. Role: Solicitor/Associate Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 753-LBL The role Spanning our Taunton, Bristol, Birmingham, Southampton and Manchester offices, our well-regarded Family team is growing.  Led by...
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Family Lawyer – South West

Vacancy details We are seeking a Family Lawyer to join our reputable team in the South West, handling a varied caseload of high-quality work. Role: Family Lawyer Location: South West Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 759-LTN The role Spanning our Taunton, Bristol, Birmingham, Southampton and Manchester offices, our...
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Tax Senior – Private Capital – South West

Vacancy details We are seeking a Tax Senior to join the Tax & Trusts unit within our Private Capital team who manage a broad caseload of personal direct tax matters. Role: Tax Senior Location: South West Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 745-LTN The role We have been providing high...
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IT Developer – Firm Wide – Permanent

Vacancy details We are seeking a Dot Net Applications Developer with Legal, Finance or Professional Services experience. Role: IT Developer Location: Firm Wide Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 742-BBL The role Working in the DevOps team within IT, you will become a key member of the team and...
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Solicitor/Associate – Private Property & Agriculture – Taunton

Vacancy details Due to continued growth, we are seeking a qualified lawyer to join our Private Property & Agricultural team, handling a mix of residential, agricultural and commercial transactions. Role: Solicitor/Associate Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 749-LTN The role Spanning our Bristol and Taunton offices, you...
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Secretary – Employment – Bristol

Vacancy details We are seeking a Secretary to provide a high level of assistance and support to our busy Employment team. Role: Secretary Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 750-BBL The role Our Employment team has a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary to provide proactive and professional...
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IT Developer – Firm Wide – FTC

Vacancy details We are seeking a Dot Net Applications Developer with Legal, Finance or Professional Services experience. Role: IT Developer Location: Firm Wide Hours: Full Time Term: Fixed-Term Contract (9-10 months) Vacancy Reference: 742-BBL The role Working in the DevOps team within IT, you will become a key member of...
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Head of Knowledge & Insight – Firm Wide

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a Head of Knowledge & Insight to join our team.  The role can be based from a home location or any of our offices, but will be responsible for leading a team currently based in Bristol so some office attendance will be required to...
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Associate/Senior Associate – Corporate – Southampton

Vacancy details We are seeking an Associate/Senior Associate to join our Corporate team in Southampton, handling a broad range of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Role: Associate/Senior Associate – Corporate Location: Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 062-LSN The role Our national Corporate & Commercial team is...
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Associate – Commercial Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details Due to growth, we are looking for an Associate (three to six years PQE) to join our well-regarded team in Bristol, working on a range of commercial disputes work. Role: Associate Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 687-LBL The role Our Bristol Commercial Litigation team is...
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