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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: Rachael Pritchard, HR, Payroll & Benefits Manager, on 0345 209 1100 or rachael.pritchard@clarkewillmott.com.

For general recruitment related enquiries you can also contact Rachael 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 Rachael Pritchard, on the contact details above.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Our latest vacancies

Solicitor or Legal Executive – Construction (Non-Contentious) – Bristol

Vacancy details A non-contentious construction lawyer role in a friendly and highly supportive team, with plenty of client contact and on-going training. Role: Solicitor or Legal Executive Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 358-LBL The role: We are looking for a non-contentious construction lawyer for our team in...
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Paralegal – Construction (Non-Contentious) – Bristol

Vacancy details Our Construction team has a new opportunity for a Paralegal to provide proactive and professional support to fee-earners in the team. Role: Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 360-PBL The role: We are looking for a non-contentious construction Paralegal for our team in Bristol.  This...
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HR Administrator – Birmingham

Vacancy details A busy administrator position supporting the HR team in Birmingham. Role: HR Administrator Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: 6 month FTC Vacancy Reference: 359-BBM The role: Good HR depends on great administration and data management. As a law firm with over 600 people, we have lots of information and data to...
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Solicitor – Family – Bristol

Vacancy details We have an exciting and rare opportunity for a junior solicitor to join our family team in Bristol, handling a varied caseload of high quality work. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 354-LBL The role: The team are looking to recruit a junior solicitor to join the busy...
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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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Apprentice Administration Assistant – Cardiff

Vacancy details This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to start a career in office administration or secretarial support. Role:  Apprentice Administration Assistant Location: Cardiff Hours: Full time Term: 12 month fixed term contract Vacancy Reference: 336-ACF The role: With lots of one-to-one training and guidance, you will become...
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Facilities Services Assistant – London

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management department. Role:  Facilities Services Assistant Location: London Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 352-BLN The role: On a day to day basis you will be the face of the busy Facilities Management department, carrying out...
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Facilities Services Assistant Team Leader – Taunton

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant Team Leader to join our team in Taunton on a 6 month fixed term contract. This is a hybrid and varied role whereby the successful applicant will be covering both our Front of House and Facilities Services team....
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Solicitor – Private Client – Birmingham

Vacancy details A mid-level lawyer (Solicitor or Legal Executive) role managing a broad caseload of Wills, Estates work and Trusts work in a small local team which is part of a major national Private Client Team, with significant opportunity for career development. Role: Solicitor Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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Secretary/Administrator – Knowledge Services – Bristol

Vacancy details A varied secretarial/administration role in our Knowledge Services team, which provides our lawyers with access to legal and market information to help them be as efficient and effective as possible. Role: Secretary/Administrator Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 352-BBL The role: As a national law firm it is...
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Caseworkers – 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 issuing court proceedings, leading on to defended matters and preparing for hearings, enforcement action, payment arrangement monitoring and associated procedures. Role: Caseworkers Location: Taunton Hours: Full time...
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Legal Secretary – Commercial Property – Taunton

Vacancy details Having enjoyed significant growth and expansion over recent months, we now have an opportunity for an experienced legal secretary, to join our Commercial Property team in Taunton. Role: Legal Secretary Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 350-STN The role: Based from our friendly, open-plan offices, this role...
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Administration Assistant – Manchester

Vacancy details Our Manchester office has an opportunity for an Administration Assistant to provide proactive and professional secretarial support and general administration assistance to the office. Role: Administration Assistant Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 346-SMR The role: We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented Administration and Legal Assistant...
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Conveyancer – Home Sales – Taunton

Vacancy details Our Home Sales team has a new opportunity for two Conveyancers to join the team in Taunton. Role: Conveyancer Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 337-PTN The role: We are looking to hire two self motivated and preferably experienced Conveyancers who will provide an outstanding service to our...
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Junior Secretary – Property Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details Our Property Litigation team has a new opportunity for a Junior Secretary to provide proactive and professional support to fee earners within the team. Role: Junior Secretary Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 349-SBL The role: We are looking to hire a talented Junior Secretary who will provide...
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Secretary – Intellectual Property – Manchester

Vacancy details Our Intellectual Property (IP) team has an opportunity for a Legal Secretary to provide proactive and professional support to fee earners within the team. You will support the fee earners with high quality and pro-active support, keeping them organised and enabling them to work as efficiently as possible....
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Digital & Communications Executive – Bristol

Vacancy details We are looking for a Digital & Communications Executive to support the digital activities of the firm. Role: Digital & Communications Executive Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 347-BBL The role: Over recent years CW has successfully invested in its website development programme to improve organic performance, among many...
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CMI Compliance Team Manager – Bristol

Vacancy details Managing a central team of at least three CMI Compliance Assistants, 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 time Term: Permanent...
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Paralegal – Employment – Bristol

Vacancy details This is a fee earning position, supporting the Employment & HR team (with possible elements of sports law and immigration work). Role: Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 281-PBL The role: Supporting the Bristol Employment & HR team, this is an opportunity to build experience assisting the team in...
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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: 345-BBL The role: We are...
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Solicitor – Corporate – Birmingham

Vacancy details A junior to mid-level corporate lawyer role handling a broad range of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance transactions. Role: Corporate solicitor Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy reference: 282-LBM The role: Based in our Birmingham office, you will be working with colleagues locally and nationally for a...
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Information Services Officer – Knowledge Services – Bristol

Working with two other information professionals, provide information services and support to staff at Clarke Willmott. Role: Information Services Officer Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 330-SBL The role: The primary focus of the role is ensuring that our fee-earners have up to date and accurate information available to...
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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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Marketing & Business Development Manager – Banking & Finance

Vacancy details A Marketing & Business Development role to support a key growth sector for Clarke Willmott (CW) – Banking & Finance. Role: Marketing & Business Development Manager Location: Flexible (Bristol, Taunton or Southampton).  Some travel will be required Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 323-BBL The role: Over recent years CW has...
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Contentious Construction Associate – Bristol

Vacancy details A contentious construction lawyer role in a friendly and highly supportive team, with plenty of client contact and on-going training. Role: Contentious Construction Associate Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 306-LBL The role: We are looking for a contentious construction lawyer for our team in Bristol.  This...
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Join our Bristol Commercial Property team

Our large and well respected Commercial Property team is growing, and we are looking to make a few appointments in the team at Solicitor or Associate level, as well as hear from talented lawyers at all levels who are interested in our firm and like our approach, to discuss what...
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Solicitor – Commercial property – Bristol

Vacancy details A Commercial Property Solicitor role with exceptional quality work in a large and thriving team in Bristol. Role: Commercial property solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy reference: 298-LBL The role: Our large and well respected commercial property team in Bristol are looking for a Solicitor to work...
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