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Working for us…

We were delighted to be included in The Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work 2023. This is the definitive list of the UK’s top-rated places to work, determined by anonymous feedback from the people who work there. 

If you join Watson Ramsbottom, you know you are becoming part of an organisation whose people are happy, engaged and proud to be a part of.


In 2021 & 2022 – Lexcel reported back to us following their annual review. The feedback provided independent and clear feedback as to how those working for Watson Ramsbottom view their working lives. We’ve included some of what they had to say.

Current Vacancies

Watson Ramsbottom Solicitors are looking to recruit a hardworking and enthusiastic solicitor or legal executive within our nationally renowned domestic abuse, children and stalking department. Candidates should be able to demonstrate knowledge and awareness of children law, relevant legislation and have experience of conducting their own advocacy.

This is an opportunity to join an award winning department with excellent long term prospects for the right candidate. A full driving licence and car is essential as is an ability to deal with complex and sometimes distressing cases. We are looking to recruit a well-organised self-starter who is keen to make a difference and able to meet targets

You must remain up to date with any changes to legislation, stay compliant with best practices, maintain up to date time record of work done and billing, maintain CPD requirements in accordance with Law Society regulations.

Watson Ramsbottom is Lexcel accredited, and our family department is highly recommended in the Legal 500. A friendly and supportive working environment awaits – we have been included in the Sunday Times’ Best Places to Work 2023 – with regular team and departmental training and an open door policy.

You will possess sound technical skills and working experience in business or individual capacity; you will be able to prioritise your workload in order to meet deadlines; proficient in Microsoft Office and case management software, you should be self-motivated, energetic and business minded, you will have excellent communication and client care skills; you will be pro-active, personable and have exceptional attention to detail.

If you are interested, please submit a covering letter and your most up to date CV to our HR Manager or to: The HR Manager, Watson Ramsbottom Limited, 25-29 Victoria Street, Blackburn BB1 6DN

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