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Looking for a law firm that truly loves people, is passionate about access to justice and professionalism and invests in the future of legal services provision? Look no further than Watkins & Gunn.

Our values

We believe in employing and retaining those who share our values and standards and who are hardworking, approachable and dedicated to their own personal and career development. Click here to see if our values fit yours.

Our latest vacancies

We are also currently seeking the following:-

Legal Assistant – Conveyancing 

Are you looking for a new Challenge?

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, driven person to join our Conveyancing Team as a Legal Assistant at our Pontypool Office.

The Ideal candidate will need to be motivated and passionate about providing excellent service to clients and will be given training on all aspects of the Conveyancing process

If you are interested, please send your CV to 


Commercial Law

A 2-5 years talented Commercial Lawyer able to provide a range of corporate and commercial advice to SME clients.

If you are interested please send your CV to or contact us to arrange a confidential chat.


We would also welcome CVs from any gifted lawyers and support team professionals in other areas of law looking to work with a welcoming, progressive firm with an enviable client list.

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We are proud to be a firm committed to jargon-free legal advice and delivering innovative solutions that work for our clients, as a result we attract sector-leading lawyers.

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What we offer

We believe that to do a good job you need a good job to do. We offer a meaningful and rewarding career, job satisfaction and the opportunity to realise your full potential. Ongoing development and training are a high priority and with the benefit of this many of our staff have risen to senior positions within the practice.

We are incredibly proud to have been singled out as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ 2023 by Great Place to Work® – proof that our people are truly at the heart of everything we do.  We have also been recognised as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Women 2023 and Best Workplaces™ in Consulting and Professional Services 2023.  Watkins & Gunn is a Certified Company by Great Place to Work® for 2023.

We have a culture of continuous improvement and we are committed to providing all of our clients with an excellent standard of service. We are a Legal 500 recommended practice and we hold the Law Society’s Lexcel Quality Mark for excellence, only awarded to firms with the highest standards of management and client care.

We have a strong social responsibility as a firm and as individuals and are very aware of our impact on the environment.  We are signatories of the Law Society’s Women in Law Pledge and are committed to creating a more equal legal profession for all by supporting the progression of women into senior roles in the profession.

We are also  proud signatories of the “Charter for Employers Positive about Mental Health” and are committed to creating a supportive and open culture, where colleagues feel able to talk about mental health confidently, and aspire to appropriately support the mental wellbeing of all staff. “Mindful Employer” is a UK wide initiative run by Devon Partnership NHS Trust. Providing employers with easier access to professional Workplace Mental Health training, information and support, the initiative aims to help empower employers to take a lead in supporting the mental wellbeing of their staff more information  here 

We reward our employees with a very competitive salary plus an exceptional range of benefits including excellent holidays, death in service benefit and a Pension Scheme. We also operate a Structured Performance Review Programme.

We are always interested in hearing from talented, ambitious, client focused legal professionals and support staff. Send your CV in today to or call our freephone number today: 0300 1240 400.