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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

Paralegal – Commercial Property – Southampton

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity, with good long term prospects, for a paralegal to join our large and supportive Commercial Property Team. Role: Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 480-PSN The role Our Commercial Property Team in Southampton is looking for a paralegal to assist team...
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Paralegal – Commercial Property – Bristol x2

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity, with good long term prospects, for a paralegal to join our large and supportive Commercial Property Team. Role: Paralegal x2 Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 473-PBL The role Our Commercial Property Team in Bristol is looking for a paralegal to assist...
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Senior Associate – Social Housing Governance – Corporate & Commercial

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Social Housing Governance lawyer to join our national team. Role: 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...
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Finance Systems Analyst – Bristol

Vacancy details We are commencing in the implementation of a new/replacement Practice Management System (PMS) which will be rolled out across all Clarke Willmott offices. Reporting to the Finance Operations Manager, this role will provide support with the transition to the new PMS from a finance perspective and assist in...
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Business Development Manager (Property)

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Development Manager to join our Business Development & Marketing team working with our Property (including Planning, Construction, Property Litigation and Commercial Property), Real Estate, House Builder and Energy Infrastructure sectors across the firm. Role: Business Development Manager Location: Manchester (would...
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Paralegal – Construction – London

Vacancy details Our Construction team has an excellent Paralegal opportunity for a graduate to develop their legal career with us. The role will be dealing with a varied caseload, and providing proactive and professional support to fee-earners in the team. Role: Paralegal Location: London Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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Junior IT and Admin Assistant – Debt Recovery Team – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to join a team of nearly 40 in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team dealing with all aspects of administration for the whole team and assisting our departmental IT team. Role: Junior IT and Admin Assistant – Debt recovery team Location: Taunton...
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Admin Assistant (Debt Recovery Team) – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to join a team of nearly 40 in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team dealing with all aspects of administration for the whole team and assisting our departmental IT team. Role: Admin Assistant – Debt recovery team Location: Taunton Hours: Full time...
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Administration Assistant – Financial Services Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details Our Financial Services Litigation team has a new opportunity for an Administration Assistant to provide proactive and professional support to a group of fee earners within the team. Role: Admin Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 474 – SBL The role Based in our...
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Construction (non-contentious) – Partner Designate / Senior Associate – London

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Partner Designate/Senior Associate to join our Construction team in London Role: Partner Designate/ Senior Associate Location: London Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 475 – LLN The role The Construction team are currently looking to recruit a Partner/Senior Associate to...
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Family paralegal – Private Client – Bristol (Full Time)

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for an entry level paralegal to assist our corporate lawyers. Role: Family Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 472-PBL The role Supporting the Bristol Family team, this is an opportunity for you to build on your legal experience by assisting the...
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Legal Administrator x3 – 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 x3 Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 470-STN The role We are looking to hire a self motivated and preferably experienced...
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Front of House Assistant x2 – Birmingham

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 x2 Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 471-BBM The role You will provide excellent customer service to our visitors, performing all operations...
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Solicitor – Employment – Bristol

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join our Employment and HR team based in the Bristol office. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 456-LBL The role This role will see you joining our Bristol Employment and HR team where you will be...
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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

Vacancy details This is a varied role working in the Finance team. This role will work closely with the firms Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration (COFA) and Finance Management to ensure that systems and controls are in place to enable the firm, its managers and employees to comply with...
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Trade Mark Attorney – Intellectual Property – Manchester or Southampton

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified Trade Mark Attorney to join our Legal 500 Top Tier ranked  IP team in Manchester or Southampton, assisting us in the management of the trade mark prosecution practice. We are open to considering more senior level professionals but as...
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CMI Compliance Assistant – Bristol

Vacancy details Working in a central team with 3 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...
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CMI Compliance Team Supervisor – 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, as well as carrying out conflict risk assessment...
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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

Vacancy details An administrative and litigation assistant specialising in Community Care and Health, and Welfare Court of Protection work. Role: Paralegal Location: Southampton / London / Manchester Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 455-PVS The role Housing Management is a busy litigation team, with lawyers based in Southampton, London and...
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Solicitor – Corporate – Birmingham

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a junior Lawyer to join our Corporate department. Role: Solicitor Location: Birmingham Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 441-LBM The role The Corporate team are currently looking to recruit a solicitor to join the team in Birmingham.  The ideal candidate will have...
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Partner / Senior Associate – Family

Vacancy details Clarke Willmott’s top rated family law team are looking to recruit a lawyer or lawyers to create a team dealing with national and international surrogacy issues, and assisted reproduction. Role: Partner / Senior Associate Location: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton or Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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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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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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