A meeting of brilliant minds.
Careers with Wollens
We are the law firm that thinks in full colour, but keeps things black and white. We’re full spectrum law.
We are one of the leading, and highly regarded, law firms in the South West. We have offices throughout Devon – in South Devon , Exeter and North Devon – with over 150 of the brightest minds. Our diverse team of brilliant people provide the full spectrum of legal services and specialist expertise across private and commercial matters.
We have been recognised by the Law Society’s Excellence Awards and we are also recognised by the Legal 500 for the breadth of expertise of our lawyers.
We’ve been accredited by Great Place to Work ™ and hold the Planet Mark certification recognising the work we do in reducing our carbon footprint.
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Enjoy a wealth of employee benefits
Profit related bonus
Life Assurance (death in service)
Cash health plan
Legal fees £1,000 per year
Working From Home Policy
Cycle to Work Scheme
Generous holiday scheme
Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme
Our commitment to you
We pride ourselves on being a law firm that is neither too big or too small. We are perfectly formed. We are a genuine alternative to much larger firms and with significantly more to offer than smaller, high street solicitors. Yet we never lose sight of what’s most important: to provide the best possible guidance in a no-nonsense, approachable and accessible way. And so although we have progressed and developed as a business, we have not lost that personal touch and family feel. You will be joining a firm where our partners and managers are friendly, accessible and approachable. We value the people that work within the business and build trusted relationships. One in three of all our staff have worked for the firm for 10 years or more, all of which are recognised with long service awards.
Wellbeing at work
We are proud to have established a wellbeing culture within the firm and the health & wellbeing of our people is of the utmost importance to us. Our Health and Wellbeing Group continually look at ways to improve wellbeing at work. Wellbeing Mentors exist across our offices they are all trained Mental Health First Aiders. Our Cash Health Plan is a popular part of our employee benefits, which as well as offering financial support towards medical costs, also offers a wide range of wellbeing tools. Work/life balance is a priority to us. We offer a generous holiday allowance and an unpaid leave arrangement if you need a longer break from time to time. In our South Devon Office we have an in-house gym for staff use.
We offer working from home days and meaningful flexible working arrangements and would be very happy to discuss how these benefits could work for you.
Career development & training
We invest fully in supporting personal training and development for our teams and individuals, everyone has access to training and development. Our focus is on firm-wide, departmental and individual training and development, giving access to all and an invitation to discuss training needs regularly. Continuous professional development is supported and encouraged for all staff, of every level, from a range or providers such as Lawnet, Devon and Somerset Law Society, MBL, Legal Futures. What we can offer includes:
- Personal development
- Internal promotion opportunities
- Training Contracts
- Support to qualification as a Solicitor through the SQE route
- Funded CILEX qualifications
Length of Service
We are delighted to share that Wollens solicitors has been officially accredited as a Great Place to Work-Certified™ organisation.
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, they have surveyed over 100 million employees around the world, using those deep insights to define what element makes a great workplace.
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“I have been valued and trusted from the start of my career at Wollens and I continue to appreciate my colleagues for the recognition and support of my professional development and upcoming opportunities”.
“Within the forward-thinking, supportive, professional and friendly culture of the firm, my varied role allows me to directly contribute to the high-quality work we deliver to our fantastic clients. I am extremely proud to be part of the team”.
“Wollens is a place where we put others first. Not just our clients but also our staff. This informs and inspires all that we do”
“I work with a fantastic team of clever, capable and friendly people – what could be better.”