Atherton Godfrey is a leading law practice ranked in both Chambers UK and the Legal 500. 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:

Paralegal – care team

We wish to recruit a paralegal to work with the busy care team. Family law experience would be an advantage but is not essential. This position might suit an experienced secretary who wishes to make the transition into fee earning.  Please find below a job description and application form, which should be completed and returned to Don Bird, partner and head of the family department at Atherton Godfrey.  You can email your application form to for the attention of Don Bird.

Family Paralegal Aug 18 job description.

Application form.

Closing date:  14th September 2018

Training contracts

Each year we recruit up to 2 trainee solicitors into training contracts. We are now taking applications for 2019/2020, 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 2019