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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 / Administrator – Information Security & Data Protection – Bristol

Vacancy details You will support the Data Protection Officer and the Information Security & Data Protection team generally in responding to requests from individuals to exercise their data protection rights, ensuring data sharing agreements are in place with suppliers, and collating and analysing data to ensure compliance with relevant data...
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Caseworker – Taunton – Debt Recovery

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: Caseworker Location: Taunton Hours: Full...
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Paralegal – Construction – Manchester

Vacancy details Due to growth and expanding workloads, our Contentious Construction team has a new opportunity for a Paralegal to provide proactive and professional support to fee earners in the team. This is an excellent opportunity for a law graduate to develop their legal career with us. Role: Paralegal Location:...
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Facilities Services Assistant – Taunton

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management department. Role: Facilities Services Assistant Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 496-BTN The role On a day to day basis you will be the face of the Facilities Management department...
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Solicitor – Litigation – Manchester

Vacancy details An opportunity for a Solicitor to work within our Commercial and Private Client Litigation team in Manchester. Role: Solicitor(2-4 years PQE) Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 495-LMR The role The Commercial and Private Client Litigation team are currently looking for someone to join their...
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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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Solicitor / Associate (NQ-2 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 (NQ-2 PQE) Location: Bristol, Cardiff, London, Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 493-LVS The role We are looking for a budding non-contentious construction lawyer for...
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Assistant Management Accountant – Bristol

Vacancy details Working as part of the core Management Accounting team dealing with most aspects of the nominal ledger whilst providing assistance to other members of the wider finance team. A broad role which will give the successful candidate a great opportunity to gain experience of management accounting while working...
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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: 491-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 and Administration Assistant – Southampton

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management department. Role: Facilities Services and Administration Assistant Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 489-BSN The role On a day to day basis you will be the face of the Facilities...
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Administration Assistant – Facilities – Bristol

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management department. Role: Administration Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 487-BBL The role On a day to day basis you will be the face of the Facilities Management department carrying...
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Secretary – Cardiff

Vacancy details Having enjoyed significant growth and expansion over recent months, we have an opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary, to join our team in Cardiff. Role: Secretary Location: Cardiff Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 483-SCF The role Based from our friendly, open-plan offices, this role will give...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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