Atherton Godfrey is a leading law practice ranked in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK, and is featured in The Times Best 200 Law Firms list 2019 and 2020. We employ around 120 staff in both legal and support roles. As one of the largest law firms in the area, we are able to offer a wide range of career opportunities, with excellent prospects for successful candidates.

Current vacancies at Atherton Godfrey:


An opportunity has arisen for a paralegal to join our busy family department.

Experience in legal aid applications and Children Act proceedings is preferred, but is not essential as full training will be given to the successful applicant.

More important is a bright and confident personality and a commitment to providing a high level of customer care.

For an informal discussion please contact Don Bird on 01302 320621 or email

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New Enquiry Team Member

We are looking for a friendly, confident individual to join our busy new enquiry team, dealing primarily with injured clients, both in person and on the telephone.

A customer service or sales background is desirable, but not essential.

Legal experience is not necessary as training will be given.

Full-time or part-time hours available.

For more information contact Beverley Baker or Diane Parker.

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CLOSING DATE: 31 January 2020

Solicitor Training Contracts

Each year we recruit up to 2 trainee solicitors into training contracts. We are now taking applications for 2021/2022, which should be made initially by submitting a CV and covering letter either by post or email to

Applicants should have at least a 2:1 degree and either a place on or have completed the Legal Practice Course.

Closing date: 31 July 2020