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.

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 or Alice Cummins, Recruitment Assistant, on 0345 209 1832 or alice.cummins@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 or Alice Cummins, on the contact details above.

Thank you for your co-operation.

Our latest vacancies

Paralegal – Property Litigation – Manchester

Vacancy details We are seeking a Paralegal to provide proactive support to our team in Manchester who deal with property litigation (particularly leasehold issues for social housing providers). We will provide extensive support and training in order to develop your skills and help you progress your career. Role: Paralegal Location:...
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Legal Secretary – Commercial Property – Taunton

Vacancy details We are seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to support up to four Fee Earners in our well-regarded Commercial Property team in Taunton. Role: Legal Secretary Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 529-STN The role Based from our friendly, open-plan offices, this role will give you...
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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: 528-PBL The role Our growing Court of Protection team in Bristol has an opportunity for a Paralegal to join its...
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Facilities Services Assistant – Southampton

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management Team. Role: Facilities Services Assistant Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 527-BSN The role On a day to day basis you will be a key member of the Facilities Management...
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Facilities Services Assistant – Birmingham

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management Team. Role: Facilities Services Assistant Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 512-BBM The role On a day to day basis you will be a key member of the Facilities Management...
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Solicitor – Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details An opportunity for a Solicitor to work within our Commercial and Private Client Litigation team in Bristol. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 526-LBL The role The Commercial and Private Client Litigation team are currently looking for someone to join their team in...
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Paralegal – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to start or continue developing a legal career in a national law firm, in our Debt Recovery team. Assisting your team by dealing with the administration tasks involved with a litigated caseload. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full time (Part time considered) Term: 1 Year Fixed...
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Paralegal – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to work within our Debt Recovery department working with a team who specialise dealing with insolvent estates and in collecting book debts. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract Vacancy Reference: 519-PTN The role In this role you will work...
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Paralegal – 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 payment arrangement monitoring and associated procedures in a friendly and fast paced team. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract...
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Supervisor – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to continue a legal career in a national law firm, in our Debt Recovery team. Dealing with issuing court proceedings, leading on to defended matters and running your own caseload of litigated cases through to conclusion. Role: Supervisor Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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Paralegal – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to continue a legal career in a national law firm, in our Debt Recovery team. Dealing with issuing court proceedings, leading on to defended matters and running your own caseload of litigated cases through to conclusion. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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Administration Assistant – Debt Recovery – 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: Administration Assistant Location: Taunton Hours: Full time (Part time job share...
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Paralegal – Debt Recovery – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to continue a legal career in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team dealing with the recovery of sums owed to our clients. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 525-PTN The role You will be working on a...
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Cashier – Business Recovery Unit – Taunton

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Paralegal – Employment – Southampton

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Paralegal – Debt Recovery – Taunton

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Office Junior – Manchester

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Paralegal – Intellectual Property – Manchester

Vacancy details An excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to begin or develop their legal career with us within our IP team. Role: Paralegal Location: Manchester Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 514-PMR The role Our Intellectual Property team is based across our Manchester and Southampton offices. Our Partners Roy...
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Solicitor – Family – Bristol

Vacancy details We have an exciting and rare opportunity for a solicitor to join our well established family team in Bristol, handling a varied caseload of high quality work. This is a fixed term contract (covering a couple of maternity leaves within the team) with a real possibility of being...
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Solicitor – Property Litigation – Bristol or Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity for a Solicitor (0-3PQE) to join our top tier (Chambers & Partners) property litigation team in either our Bristol or Taunton offices. Role: Solicitor Location: Bristol or Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 509-LVS The role We are looking for a Solicitor to become...
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HR Advisor / Junior HR Advisor – Bristol

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity for an ambitious HR Advisor to join our team in Bristol, to provide comprehensive, commercial and pragmatic HR advice and support to the Firm. Role: HR Advisor / Junior HR Advisor Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Fixed Term Contract (12 months) Vacancy Reference: 513-BBL...
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Marketing & BD Executive – Manchester

Vacancy details The role of Marketing & BD Coordinator at Clarke Willmott is to develop and implement initiatives that promote Clarke Willmott and support fee earning teams in the generation of business from new and existing clients. Office Marketing & BD Coordinators work with sector Marketing & BD managers to...
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Front of House Assistant – Bristol

Vacancy details A hands-on role, responsible for delivering all aspects of our client hospitality service to the highest possible standards. Role: Front of House Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Part time (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – 22.5 hours) Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 502-BBL The role You will provide excellent customer service...
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Solicitor / Associate – Construction – Bristol

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Solicitor / Associate (2-4 PQE) – Construction – Bristol, Cardiff, London, Southampton

Vacancy details A non-contentious construction lawyer role in an expanding team with superb quality of work and client base. Role: Solicitor or Associate (2-4 PQE) Location: Bristol, Cardiff, London, Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 494-LVS The role We are looking for an experienced non-contentious construction lawyer for...
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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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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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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/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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