Careers at Michelmores Solicitors
 

Quality of Work

We act for UK and international clients undertaking cross border and international investment activities worldwide. We put ourselves in our clients' shoes and look at the world from their perspective.  We believe this is a powerful way of adding valuing, strengthening relationships, improving service and maximising business potential. Some of our major clients include:

Art Council England

Met Office

Santander

Brittany Ferries

Ministry of Defence

Truprint

Barratt Homes

Metropolitan Police

The National Lottery

Capita

RBS

Vinci Park

Lloyd's

Ticketus

 

 

As a member of the Business Services team, you will be expected to deliver high quality work and service to our internal clients to enable the firm to continue to grow and thrive. The Lawyers and Partners expect the very best from the Business Services team, and so there is plenty of opportunity for you to grow and develop your professional skills and qualifications. 

At Michelmores you will be encouraged to be yourself and shape your development. There is a great balance between challenge and support. You will be someone who relishes the idea of being exposed to interesting work, in return for which we will provide a range of development to assist you in your learning. This support might include a structured training programme, one to one mentoring or 'on the job training', where you will learn from our very best internal experts. 

Our working environment will help you to realise your personal career aspirations, whatever they may be.

High calibre colleagues 

The success of our Firm depends not only on our legal professionals but also on our Business Services team.  

If you are looking to develop your career within a professional services environment, we can offer you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your goals.  Our Business Services team offers unrivalled facilities in a modern and vibrant workplace.

What is the best thing about working in Bristol? The best thing about working in Bristol is the fact that you are the only trainee in that office. This means that you are able to forge working relationships with several different people and are able to experience different aspects of the work. It also means that you are kept rather busy which allows you to obtain a fantastic all round experience...
Emma Maguire
Solicitor
What prompted your move from Exeter to the London office? I trained and qualified in Exeter, however because our TMC/IP team is located in both the London and Exeter offices, I had an opportunity to support the team in London. What do you enjoy most about the London office? The London office is like one big team as there are about 40 of us sitting in an open plan office. Partners, solicitors and...
Emily Timmins
Associate
"I do a lot of work for funds investing into Africa, which has included deals in Kenya, Malawi, Sierra Leone and Mauritius." What do you think is unique about Michelmores?  You often hear people say that Michelmores has a special “culture” and it’s true. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but it’s just a great place to work. I think that a lot of it is down to the feeling you get that people...
Henry Taylor
Partner
What was the highlight of your training contract? There have been many highlights which is partly because my experiences in each seat have been so varied. One highlight was the first secured lending deal I completed. This was in my third seat which was commercial property and was the first time I was given the responsibility of running a transaction myself. Having had to deal with a few difficult...
Tarik Kenan
Solicitor
Our Finance Team works closely with management, practice groups, partners and business services teams to assist the business in driving its strategy, profitability, cash flow and growth. The team is made up of the following: Management Accounting:  Performance Measurement, Reporting, Financial Accounting, Budgeting and Forecasting and general management of the firm's finances.  The team produce a...
Graham Johnson
Finance Director
Our Marketing & Business Development team works closely with the Lawyers to help deliver exceptional client service, and to help win new business. Our aim is to put our clients at the centre of everything that we do: part of that it is to provide clients with up to date information on areas that are important to them, delivered by way of seminars, updates, and conferences. Another element is...
Louise Edwards
Marketing Director
Our HR team's core purpose is to support the business in attracting, motivating, developing and retaining the very best talent at Michelmores.  Our ability to deliver this is vital to the firm's ongoing growth and success. Our HR function works closely with other Business Services teams to ensure we provide high quality, innovative and joined up solutions for the business.  With a job as a Human...
Colette Stevens
HR Director
Information and Communication Technology (IT) is strategically critical to the delivery of legal services at Michelmores.  We pride ourselves on delivering quality applications, infrastructure, support and consultative services to our internal teams which enables them to provide the best possible service to their clients. The IT team provides services for: IT strategy, planning and management IT...
Neil Attree
IT Director
Our PAs and Admin Assistants provide a crucial link between our Lawyers, the Legal Document team and our clients. They deliver the highest levels of proactive service, both to our internal and external clients, and form an integral part of the Lawyers' team. Our PAs have the opportunity to  get involved in supporting Lawyers with financial management, marketing and business development. The PAs...
Miranda Pammenter
Head of Professional Support
I joined Michelmores in October 2012, when the firm opened its Bristol office. The attraction of Michelmores is that it combines a leading corporate, commercial and property practice with a strong private client focus. This was endorsed recently by the firm being awarded the Devon & Somerset Law Society Law Firm of the Year award, being recognised as an eprivateclient Top 25 Law Firm,...
Vivienne Williams
Partner