Legal Assistant Vacancy

Clarendon Law Solicitors is seeking a legal assistant to join our office in Nottingham city centre.

The successful applicant will assist our team of three solicitors and one trainee solicitor, engaged in:

  • Civil litigation and dispute resolution;
  • Family and matrimonial disputes, including divorce, separation of matrimonial assets and child disputes; and
  • Commercial disputes and advice

The position

The details of the vacancy are as follows:

  • Location: Regent Street, Nottingham
  • Hours: Both part-time and full-time applications are welcome
  • Salary: NLW (commensurate/rising with experience)
  • Experience: No specific legal experience is required, although having worked and/or studied in the English legal system would be favourable.

This vacancy, for example, may perhaps suit a law student studying in Nottingham who wishes to gain practical legal experience and exposure to the English legal system.

Key responsibilities

As a legal assistant you will become part of a close and friendly team delivering quality legal services to our clients, both Chinese and otherwise. Your day-to-day work would include:

  • Legal research
  • Drafting simple legal documents
  • Dealing with clients, particularly Chinese-speaking clients requiring translation, both in meetings and in written correspondence
  • Assisting our team with clerical tasks as required

Candidates would be expected to be self-motivated, show good initiative and to have strong organisational skills.

Career prospects

This firm prides itself on providing a positive environment for career development and training. If the successful candidate wishes to progress towards a training contract and qualification as a solicitor, then we would be supportive of that.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted in response to the advert on the platform here.

Alternatively, please send your CV and covering letter/email to our Miss Sally Anne Smith at

The deadline for applications is close of business on Wednesday 6 April 2022, although early applications would be welcomed.

We may invite applicants, where possible, to join us for a short internship as part of the recruitment process.