Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Legal services
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  • Contact
    • 1 Byrom Place, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, 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

Leaders have an open-door policy for everyone. They’re experts in their fields and will provide advice and guidance to those who seek it. Staff live and breathe the work they do. Regular emails update staff and senior management visit each floor regularly.
My Company
My Company
JMW uphold four values: teamwork – this is one big family; experts – they know their fields and are always in the client’s corner; aspire – to be the best; and matters – if it matters to the client, it matters to JMW.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
JMW operates Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year awards. Their learning and development manager keeps in constant contact to assist any employees that are returning to work and the company offers childcare vouchers.

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  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    32% / 68%

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