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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.

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

Front of House Assistant – Bristol

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 Location: Bristol Hours: Full-time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 303-BBL The role: You will provide excellent customer service to our visitors, performing all operations requested by...
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Facilities Services Team Leader – Birmingham

The Facilities Services Team Leader’s primary function is to assist the Facilities Services Manager to provide consistently high quality facilities management and business support services for the fee earners whilst maintaining the highest level of customer service to all stakeholders. Role: Facilities Services Team Leader Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: Permanent...
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Administration Assistant – Private Client – Taunton

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: 334-STN The role: We are looking to hire a talented...
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Property Litigation Solicitors – Bristol / Taunton

An exciting opportunity for two solicitors to join our experienced property litigation team in Bristol and/or Taunton. Role: Property Litigation Solicitors Location: Bristol / Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 329-LBL The role: We are looking for two solicitors to become part of our highly successful property litigation team based...
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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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Paralegal – Commercial Property – Birmingham

A fantastic opportunity for a paralegal to join our large and supportive Commercial Property Team. Role: Commercial Property Paralegal Location: Birmingham Hours: Full time Term: 12 month FTC Vacancy Reference: 328 – PBM The role: Our Commercial Property Team in Birmingham are looking for a paralegal to assist team members in both...
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Solicitor – Development / Social Housing – London

A Commercial Property Solicitor role, undertaking exceptional quality development and regeneration work within the social housing sector. Role: Commercial Property (Development / Social Housing) Solicitor Location: London Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 328-LLN The role: Our Commercial Property team in London are looking for a Solicitor or Associate to work...
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Facilities Services Assistant – Southampton

We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Facilities Management department. Role: Facilities Services Assistant Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 326-BSN The role: On a day to day basis you will be the face of the Facilities Management department carrying out reprographic and...
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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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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:  Commercial Property Paralegal Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 327-PSN The role: Our Commercial Property Team in Southampton is looking for a paralegal to assist team members in...
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Paralegal – Community Care & Court of Protection – Bristol

Vacancy details A paralegal role specialising in community care and health and welfare Court of Protection work in the South West. Role:  Community Care & Court of Protection Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 329-PBL The role: Ranked nationally in Chambers and Partners 2017 for our Court of Protection work,...
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Paralegal – Commercial Property – Manchester

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity, with good long term prospects, for a paralegal to join our Commercial Property Team. Role: Commercial Property Paralegal Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 325-PMR The role: Emma, an Associate in our Commercial Property Team in Manchester, is looking for a paralegal to assist her in...
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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: Court of Protection Paralegal Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 309-PBL The role: Our growing Court of Protection team in Bristol has an opportunity for a Paralegal...
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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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Secretary – Private Client Litigation – Bristol

Vacancy details A Secretary role to provide a high level of assistance and support to a busy Partner and other team members within our Private Client Litigation department. Role: Secretary Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 320-SBL The role: We are looking for the right candidate to provide high...
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Solicitor / Trade Mark Attorney (NQ to 4 years PQE) – Intellectual Property – Southampton

Vacancy details This role is for a junior to mid-level solicitor or trade mark attorney to undertake a wide range of high quality contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work. Role: Solicitor / Trade Mark Attorney (NQ to 4 years PQE) Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 311.2-LSN The role:...
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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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Paralegal – Intellectual Property – Southampton

Vacancy details This role is an excellent opportunity for a paralegal to begin or develop their legal career with us in our IP team. Role: Paralegal Location: Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 311.1-PSN The role: Our intellectual property team is based across our Southampton and Manchester offices. The team...
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Secretary – Commercial Property – Bristol

Vacancy details A Secretary role to provide a high level of assistance and support to a busy Partner and other team members within our Commercial Property department. Role: Secretary Location: Bristol Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 315-SBL The role: We are looking for the right candidate to provide...
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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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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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