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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 or Part-Time Wills & Probate Secretary/PA

We are looking to recruit an experienced Wills & Probate secretary to join the team at either our Burton or Swadlincote office.

The ideal candidate will have worked within this area of law before and will be able to draft documents such as Wills and Powers of Attorney.   They must be organised, have a keen eye for detail, an excellent telephone manner and be committed 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.

Client Services Team Members/ Receptionists

We have an excellent opportunity for two full-time Client Services Team Members/ Receptionists to join our teams in Burton and Swadlincote.

The Client Services Team/ Reception is the first contact a client has with our firm both on the telephone, by email and in person. The role focusses on delivering an outstanding service for existing and potential clients, building relationships at all levels. A professional approach/demeanour is required at all times.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate outstanding organisation and communication skills, first class customer service and excellent interpersonal skills.

Part-Time Wills & Probate Solicitor/ Legal Executive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a pro-active, self-motivated and client focused individual to join our Wills & Probate team based in Ashby.

The ideal candidate will manage a caseload of Wills, Probate, Tax & Trusts and have proven experience in managing their own workload with minimum supervision.

Full or Part-Time Contentious Probate Solicitor

After an increase in contentious probate enquiries, we feel the time is right to recruit a full or part-time Contentious Probate Solicitor to develop work in this area, based at our Derby office.

The ideal candidate will have the drive and ambition to convert enquiries into instructions, gradually building up work. The ideal candidate will also be an active participator in networking events and business development opportunities (with support from colleagues and an internal marketing team). Membership of STEP and ACTAPS, or desire to work towards this would be a real benefit for the role.

Conveyancing Paralegal

Based in our Derby office we are looking to recruit a Conveyancing Paralegal to join our growing team.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Conveyancing Paralegal with experience working on a range of Freehold and Leasehold Conveyancing transactions. The ideal candidate must have experience with handling their own matters and be confident and able to work independently, however there will be a team of experienced lawyers available for technical questions.

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, Lisa Collett and Jo Robinson, 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.