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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.


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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.

Our latest vacancies

We are now accepting applications for Trainee Solicitors to commence January 2021!
Click below to complete our online application form & upload your covering letter & CV –

We are also currently seeking the following:-

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.

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.

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 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 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.


We are very much open for business during the Pandemic.

We fully support efforts to control the spread of the virus and cannot offer face-to-face appointments at this time. We will however continue to provide our services remotely between 8.30am and 5pm.

Go to our CoVid 19 page for more information.

Stay safe and well.