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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

Paralegal – Corporate – 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: 379-PSN The role: Our Corporate team in Southampton is seeking a bright, enthusiastic, hardworking new recruit to join as a paralegal...
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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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Paralegal – Private Property & Agriculture – Taunton

Vacancy details A property / conveyancing paralegal role handling a mix of residential transactions. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full and / or part time hours will be considered Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 379-PTN The role: Based in our Private Property & Agriculture team you will be working on a range of residential...
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IT Trainer – Bristol

Vacancy details To provide formal and informal IT training in Microsoft Office and specialist legal software to staff in all the firm’s offices. Role: IT Trainer Location: Bristol with regular travel to other offices Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 378-BBL The role: We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced...
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Legal Cashier – Finance – Bristol

Vacancy details Working as part of a team of 9 to maintain accurate and timely financial ledgers by providing compliant and effective cashiering duties in a professional, friendly and helpful manner. Role: Legal Cashier Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 374-BBL The role: Within this role, you’ll be responsible for...
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IT Support Specialist – Bristol

Vacancy details A wide ranging IT support role involved in all activities and services provided by a busy IT team. Role: IT Support Specialist Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 373-BBL The role: The IT Team provides a full range of services including infrastructure and application support, system development and...
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Administration Assistant – Private Client – Taunton

Vacancy details Our Private Client team has a new opportunity for an Administration Assistant to provide proactive and professional support to fee earners in the Lifetime area of our Private Client team. Role: Administration Assistant Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 370-STN The role: We are looking to...
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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: 369-LMR The role: Headed up by Lindsay Felstead, we are proud to offer what...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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