Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Law firm
  • Year established:
    1978
  • Website:
    http://www.jmw.co.uk
  • Contact
    • 1 Byrom Place, Spinningfields, Manchester, Please select..., M3 3HG

About JMW Solicitors LLP

Based in Manchester, JMW Solicitors offer a new approach to legal services. There’s an emphasis on quality and efficiency, with people trained to understand client needs and how best to meet client expectations.

The client base grows each year and includes some of the UK's most successful companies, with more than 70% of work coming from existing clients and recommendations.

Founded in 1978, the firm currently has more than 50 partners and some 250-plus staff, with Paul Walker the Managing Partner and Joy Kingsley the Senior Partner. The firm doubled in size from 2010 to 2015.

JMW are recognised by the Legal 500 and The Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as one of the best law firms in the North West across various practice areas.

JMW offer volunteering at Wood Street Mission, Salford Foundation and St Ann's Hospice. The staff raise money for two charities of the year as well as supporting four other regular charities.


What is it like to work for JMW Solicitors LLP

My Team
My Team
In 2018 there was a guided walk of Manchester city centre and also a Halloween tour, which were very popular and provided something a bit different for the staff get together. Each event attracted 40 attendees.
My Company
My Company
All staff were given a financial bonus of 1% of their salary at the end of the last financial year. There was also a Christmas bonus in December 2017 due to excellent results in the previous six months, which enhanced a positive mood within the firm.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
All new starters attend an induction on the day they start, which introduces them to the firm and the systems. They then carry out new starter meet-and-greet sessions bi-monthly for all new staff to meet with senior members of the team.

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  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    13%

  • UK sites:

    3

  • Male : Female:

    33% / 67%

  • Average Age:

    35

  • Earning £35,000+:

    38%

  • Staff:

    460

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