We are a law firm with a clear vision of the future. We understand and adapt to the ever increasing demands and pressures on businesses and individuals.
We are one of the largest independent regional law firms in central southern England with over 50 partners and employing nearly 200 staff.
As a full service law firm, Paris Smith has seven main group practices: corporate and commercial including IP/IT and banking & finance, commercial property & planning, employment, dispute resolution & regulatory, family, wills trusts and estates and conveyancing.
Each of our clients is supported by a specialist team of solicitors with superb industry knowledge and technical ability. We commit to fully understanding what our clients need from us and work together to help them achieve their ambitions.
Working for Paris Smith, you will receive a competitive salary along with a comprehensive range of benefits, including:
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At the core of Paris Smith’s purpose as a firm is a belief and a commitment to enabling its staff, its clients and the communities which the firm serves, to thrive.
The Paris Smith Career Development & Leadership Academy has been developed to ensure that all staff at Paris Smith have the opportunity to:
The Academy provides relevant, expert and inspiring management and leadership learning and development support led by very experienced coaching professionals. There are a range of programmes and qualifications for partners and staff across the whole firm from senior leaders and lawyers to business support and administration teams.
Sessions on offer include:
Paris Smith recognises how important having a work-life balance is. We have a staff led social committee whose role is to organise various staff events throughout the year, in addition to the seasonal events such as summer and Christmas parties which form part of the social calendar. These events include quizzes, summer BBQs, bowling, private cinema trips and escape rooms. There are also sports teams which you can get involved in should you wish.
We are committed to supporting staff wellbeing. We have appointed mental health first aiders across teams and other services are available such as external wellbeing support. There are also events and initiatives for staff throughout the year such as a wellbeing week and various workshops.
Watch our video where our Senior Partner and Managing Partner, along with staff members talk about our culture and what it’s like to work at Paris Smith.