Current Vacancies at Wilson Nesbitt


We are always looking for the best legal team to work with us who are commercially aware, intelligent, adaptable, collaborative, who welcome a challenge and excel at what they do. Whether you are looking for a legal sector or location change, returning from abroad or making the next step in your career - we would like to hear from you. In return for your commitment to us we will encourage and invest in your personal development; giving you the opportunity to achieve your career ambitions and stand out as an expert.

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We have helped some of the best minds practising in Northern Ireland and abroad take their first steps in their legal career. We offer responsibility, high-quality work and top clients to help you shape your expertise. With offices in Belfast & Bangor, we work across a broad range of legal service sectors. Working with us, after completion of your initial training period, you will take on caseloads with the collective support of our expert legal team; our partners, solicitors and risk managers. You will draft and proofread legal documents and liaise with clients and stakeholders to provide case progression updates, relaying legal advice, to case completion. We offer financial support towards further legal studies (IPLS), supporting your qualification route to the role of solicitor. Our training programme is designed to give you the best start in your career. We recruit annually, once open for applications, you can apply via our online system.

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Paralegal / Specialists

Our teams put the graduate paralegals and administrators who join us at the heart of service delivery. You will get direct interactions with clients, the opportunity to work within great teams and opportunities to develop and improve your skills and enhance your career prospects. You will also get unrivalled training contract opportunities.

Twenty three of the current Wilson Nesbitt solicitors (including seven partners) started their career at Wilson Nesbitt as specialist paralegals. 91% (87 out of 95) of the graduate paralegal specialists working in Wilson Nesbitt over the last thirteen years who took the Institute of Professional Legal Studies examination obtained training contracts with Wilson Nesbitt or with other firms.


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Administration Assistants

This entry level position offers the first step to progress along a new career pathway, working as part of a busy legal team, without the requirement of prior experience. A levels/equivalent are accepted, with previous office experience desirable but not essential. Comprehensive training is provided, with the role providing a great opportunity to develop your experience and key skills. Working as an Administrative Assistant with us involves; providing office-based support and communications to our teams of paralegals and solicitors, acting as a first point of contact with clients. We offer financial support towards further legal studies, shaping your career pathway around you and your plans. We recruit throughout the year, you can apply via our online application system.

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Business Professionals

Our business professionals collectively ensure operations within the firm run smoothly & efficiently, continually looking at new creative ways to develop and improve our firm’s service delivery. We have specialist HR, Finance, Marketing and IT Support teams who all play a collaborative, vital role in supporting our internal legal teams and their service delivery to our clients. We offer and support our professional teams with career progression opportunities which help achieve their full potential. If you feel you would work well with us, we would like to hear from you.

No current positions.