Careers

What we’re looking for:

We expect everyone who joins us to enjoy working hard at Clarkes but also to maintain the work / life balance!

Our people are advocates of Clarkes. We search to recruit credible lawyers who are specialists in their area of law and are commercially astute; secretarial support/administrative staff who are pro-active, accurate and efficient. We seek to employ those who enjoy autonomy but can work within a team environment effectively.  In return, we can offer employees a successful legal career in an approachable and friendly environment.

We are always willing to consider candidates with the right experience and attitude.  If you would be interested in working for Clarkes at any time in the future, then please email us a copy of your CV to telford@clarkeslaw.co.uk or in the post to your nearest Clarkes office.

Current Vacancies:

We are seeking to employ new staff at various levels to assist in our Residential Conveyancing Department.  We are looking for Conveyancers (whether fully or part qualified) as well as support staff who can assist with secretarial and administrative duties.  Applicants should be computer literate with accurate keyboard skills, have a good educational background and have a working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook.  On the job training will be provided for other software packages that the role gives access to.  Our Conveyancing Department is a fast paced, proactive department and you would be expected to work within set timescales to meet the requirements of the firm and our clients.

Our working hours are Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm but part time hours may be considered.  We can offer a competitive salary but salary will be dependent on any level of experience.  The positions are available immediately.

Please apply in the first instance to Carol Gunner (carol.gunner@clarkeslaw.co.uk)

Litigation Fee Earner

Department: Litigation
Salary: Negotiable dependent upon experience
Essential: Dispute Resolution Experience
Preferential: Experience acting in disputes involving property and land

Clarkes are looking to appoint a Litigation Fee Earner to act in a variety of litigation matters. The ideal candidate will have at least 6 months experience working within a Litigation Department and have a good understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules and litigation process.

The candidate will be expected to act in a variety of Small Claims and Fast Track Claims with minimal supervision although an experienced litigation team will be able to provide guidance and support.

The candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience in handling litigated matters from inception to settlement and/or trial, and previous court experience would be preferable but not essential.

All levels of experience will be considered; however, this role would be best suited for someone looking to advance their litigation experience and/or a NQ Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive with up to 2 years Post Qualification Experience.

Please apply in the first instance to Carol Gunner (carol.gunner@clarkeslaw.co.uk)