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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

Clarke Willmott Vacation Scheme 2019

Spend a week with us in our Taunton office We understand that choosing the right law firm for you can feel like a big step. If you are a student or recent graduate, we would like to invite you to come and spend a week with us during our annual...
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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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Facilities Services Assistant – Birmingham

Vacancy details We are seeking a Facilities Services Assistant to join our Birmingham Facilities Management team. Role: Facilities Services Assistant Location: Birmingham Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 409-SBM The role: On a day to day basis you will be a key member of the Facilities Management team carrying out...
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Legal IT Process Developer – Bristol

Vacancy details We are seeking a Legal IT Process Developer with Legal, Finance or Professional Services experience. Role: Legal IT Process Developer Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 396-BBL The role: Working in the DevOps team within IT, you will become a key member of the team and...
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Paralegal – Private Client – Taunton

Vacancy details A paralegal role to assist the estate administration unit who manage a broad caseload of mainly taxable and complex estate work. Role: Paralegal Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 408-PTN The role: We have been providing high quality private client advice for over 100 years and...
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Paralegal – Intellectual Property – Southampton

Vacancy details An excellent opportunity for a paralegal to begin or develop their legal career with us within our IP team. Role: Paralegal Location: Southampton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 407-PSN The role: Our intellectual property team is based across our Southampton and Manchester offices. The team is well-established...
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Accounts Payable Supervisor – Bristol – 12 month+ FTC

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Supervisor to join our finance team, leading the Accounts Payable Function. Role: Accounts Payable Supervisor Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: 12-16 month fixed term contract Vacancy Reference: 405-BBL The role: We are looking for an Accounts Payable Supervisor who will be...
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Accounts Payable Assistant – Bristol – Finance

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join our finance team. Role: Accounts Payable Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 406-BBL The role: Our Accounts Payable function is growing and we are looking for an Accounts Payable Assistant to join the team. This...
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Financial Controller – Bristol – 18 month FTC

Vacancy details Managing the Management Accounts team (including Accounts Payable), ensuring the financial control environment is maintained and supporting the wider business strategy. Role: Financial Controller Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: 18 month fixed term contract Vacancy Reference: 404-BBL The role: We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate...
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Conveyancer – Home Sales – Taunton

Vacancy details Our Home Sales team has a new opportunity for a Conveyancer  to join the team in Taunton. Role: Conveyancer Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 402-PTN The role: We are looking to hire a self motivated and preferably experienced Conveyancer who will provide an outstanding service to...
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Administration Assistant – Facilities Management – Bristol

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for an Administration Assistant to join our Facilities Management department. Role:Administration Assistant Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 398-BBL The role On a day to day basis you will be the face of the Facilities Management department carrying out reprographic and general...
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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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Cashier – Business Recovery Unit – Taunton

Vacancy details An opportunity to begin or continue a career in a national law firm. Based in our Debt Recovery Team providing ongoing support and assistance to the team in respect of all aspects of their financial administration. Role: Cashier – Business Recovery Unit Location: Taunton Hours: Full Time Term: Permanent...
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Planning Solicitor – Bristol

Vacancy details A fantastic opportunity for a junior solicitor to join our successful and well respected Planning Team. Role: Planning Solicitor Location: Bristol Hours: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 394-LBL The role Our Planning Team in Bristol is looking for a Solicitor to handle exceptional quality...
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Solicitor- Commercial Litigation – Manchester

Vacancy details We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or Associate to work within our Commercial Litigation team in Manchester. Role: Solicitor  Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 395- LMR The role The Commercial Litigation team are currently looking to recruit a Solicitor or Associate to join the...
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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: 1 x Part time, 25 hours per week. Monday to Friday 12:30pm – 5:30pm Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 383- BTN The role On a day to day basis...
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Paralegal – Housing Management – Manchester

Vacancy details An exciting opportunity for a law graduate who is looking to advance a career within our Housing Management team. The role will be dealing with a varied caseload, and providing proactive and professional support to fee-earners in the team. Role: Paralegal (Housing Management) Location: Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy...
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Conveyancer – Social Housing – Taunton

Vacancy details Our Social Housing Conveyancing team has a new opportunity for a Conveyancer to provide proactive and professional support to the team. Role: Conveyancer (Social Housing) Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 392-PTN The role We are looking to hire a self motivated and preferably experienced Conveyancer who will...
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Caseworker – 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 a litigation caseload, issuing court proceedings, enforcement action, payment arrangement monitoring and associated procedures. Role: Caseworker Location: Taunton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 391-PTN The role:...
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Solicitor or Associate – Construction (Non-Contentious)

Vacancy details A non-contentious construction lawyer role in a friendly and highly supportive team, with plenty of client contact. Role: Solicitor or Associate (Up to 4 PQE) Location: Bristol, Birmingham, Cardiff, London, Taunton, or Southampton Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 386-LVS The role: We are looking for a non-contentious construction lawyer...
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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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Trade Mark Attorney – Intellectual Property – Southampton or Manchester

Vacancy details This role is for a qualified Trade Mark Attorney to undertake a wide range of high quality contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work. Role: Trade Mark Attorney Location: Southampton or Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 382-LVS The role: Our intellectual property team is based across our Southampton and...
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Solicitor – Intellectual Property – Southampton or Manchester

Vacancy details This role is for a mid-level IP Solicitor or Associate to undertake a wide range of high quality contentious and non-contentious intellectual property work. Role: Solicitor Location: Southampton or Manchester Hours: Full time Term: Permanent Vacancy Reference: 381-LSN The role: Our intellectual property team is based across our Southampton and Manchester offices....
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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 – 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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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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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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