Work For Us

Thinking about joining a strong and progressive law firm in the Midlands? Then welcome to Timms Solicitors, an ambitious growing firm with four offices across the region.

Naturally, we’re quite selective, but we are always keen to hear from individuals who can encourage business growth whilst offering empathetic and successful outcomes for our clients. So, if we are not advertising a specific vacancy, but you like what you see, then you are welcome to contact us on a speculative basis.

If you are a solicitor, we are always on the look out for individuals with drive and focus to compliment our team in the industry sectors displayed on this site. You’ll need to demonstrate how you would fit in with our business model and how you would help create value for an excellent range of clients who are constantly changing and seeking value through innovative legal advice in an open, friendly and welcoming environment.

If you’re not a lawyer, we also have supporting administrative roles; send us your CV and tell us how you could contribute toward the efforts of our support teams, solicitors and management team.

Trainee Solicitor Recruitment at Timms

Our Trainee Solicitor programme offers a pathway which is designed to bring on new talent internally and externally.

We are pleased to announce that there will be two solicitor Training Contracts available commencing in January 2022. For further details, please click the link below:

Latest Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Full Time Family Law Legal Assistant/Paralegal

We are looking to recruit a Family Law assistant to join the team at our Derby Office.

Experience of working in Family Law and with Legal Aid would be ideal. The successful candidate will be working on a wide variety of matters including divorce, finances, children matters and Public Law/Care Proceedings. They should be confident in working independently, be well-organised and good at working to deadlines as well as having a strong commitment to client care.

Full-Time Conveyancer

We are seeking a Conveyancing Solicitor or Legal Executive (ideally 3yrs PQE). This full-time role can be based at any one of our offices in Derby, Ashby, Swadlincote or Burton upon Trent.

The successful candidate will have experience of handling a varied caseload of sales and purchases, transfers of equity and re-mortgages and will have a ‘can-do’ attitude with the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. With a flexible approach and positive attitude, you will be committed to offering a high-quality service.

In addition, there will also be an element of marketing and business development activities involved.

Conveyancing Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Based in our Burton office we are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant/Conveyancing Paralegal to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate will be have a minimum of two years’ experience working in the conveyancing department, working on a range of Freehold and Leasehold Conveyancing transactions. The ideal candidate must have be confident and able to work independently, however they will be supporting and working alongside a conveyancer. This is an excellent development opportunity and a chance to receive direct supervision and personal growth.

Conveyancing Post Completion Assistant

You will be assisting on a wide range of Residential Conveyancing transactions, with the opportunity to gain hands on experience and to progress your career. This is the perfect opportunity for an ambitious Post Completions Assistant who is looking to progress their career within a team.

Your work will include the following: Drafting documents, research, some client advice and liaising with solicitors/conveyancers and other third parties., general file management (including filing, file opening and closing (including ensuring zero balances on files), correspondence, diary management.  Taking and making telephone calls and assisting in managing work flows for the allocated fee earner.


Get In Touch

Timms Solicitors have been established since 1892 and have over 125 years of providing advice and guidance for clients.

Here at Timms, we have three Partners; Fiona Moffat, Jo Robinson and Dee Khunkhuna who manage over 50 members of staff across four locations.

With four offices in Derby, Burton upon Trent, Ashby de la Zouch and Swadlincote, please get in touch to talk to us about becoming one of the team. You can either send an email to or you can call us on freephone 0800 011 6666.