Reeds is a successful and progressive firm, and has established itself as one of the leading criminal defence and family law practises in the South of England. We have taken time to carefully recruit a team of exceptional police station representatives, paralegals, and solicitors, based not only on their recognised legal knowledge, but also their passion and genuine commitment to achieving the best possible results for our clients.

Diversity and Inclusion at Reeds Solicitors

We have recently compiled a Diversity, Equality and Inclusion brochure detailing the current diversity of our employees. It also contains a little bit more about Reeds as a company, and some of the benefits for working with us. Click here to see and download the pdf.

In our family law team, we welcome speculative applications from talented solicitors. The team deal with public and private law cases, and all applicants should be dedicated to publicly funded work and have demonstrable experience in family law and / or care proceedings cases.

The solicitors and paralegals working within our Police Station and Magistrates Courts teams all have a genuine passion for outstanding service; treating every client and every case with the same exceptional care and always willing to go the extra mile for the best results. We would be happy to hear from talented paralegals or solicitors, especially those who are Police station accredited, and / or duty qualified; who believe that they share in our ethos and commitment to both privately and publicly funded work.

If you wish to make a speculative application, or have any general queries about recruitment at Reeds, please e-mail recruitment@reeds.co.uk. All enquiries and applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

Opportunities for specific vacancies will be posted on this page as and when they arise. Non-legal roles (administrative or support roles) are advertised and filled by Rock Management Services. Please visit their careers page to see available positions.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Family Solicitor – Reading

We are looking for a Family Solicitor to join our busy and growing Reading team who has the ability to manage their own caseload of private law and public law children work. The fee earner should have experience in legal aid and in care proceedings. Being a member of the Law Society Children Panel is not a pre-requisite, but it is welcomed. Reeds is very happy to support employees in becoming a member if they so wish.

Salary depending on level of experience

Full description, and details on how to apply, can be found in the job description here.

DUTY SOLICItor – cardiff

We are looking for an experienced Duty Solicitor (or a Senior Crown Court Caseworker who is Police Station Accredited) to join our busy and growing Cardiff team who has the ability to manage their own caseload.

The role has an emphasis on Crown court work, but there is the expectation the successful candidate will participate on the out of hours rota and Advocacy in the Magistrates Court.

Salary depending on experience.

Closing date: 11 March 2022 – We reserve the right to amend the closing date, or withdraw the advert without notice prior to the closing date. To enquire, or apply, please email recruitment@reeds.co.uk

Prison Law Fee Earner – South West

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a fee earner to join our busy and growing Prison Law Team. We are looking for an experienced fee earner, preferably with supervisor status, to assist the Prison Law department by covering the South West. We are open to candidates being based in any of our offices within the South West (Cardiff, Bristol, Gloucester, Swindon). Reeds are a successful and established legal practice, that pride themselves on excellence. We are looking to expand so that we can continue to represent those in need and provide advice and representation on all aspects of Prison Law.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage their own diverse caseload, undertaking all aspect of advocacy. A full UK driving licence is essential. In return, we offer a competitive salary, commensurate with the successful candidates experience and a supportive and enjoyable work environment. To enquire, or apply, please email recruitment@reeds.co.uk

Child Panel Solicitors – Bristol

Our expanding Family Department currently has an opportunity for a Children Panel Solicitor in our Bristol office. Candidates should be experienced in care proceedings, have a Guardian following, the drive to develop the department/presence within the area and be willing to take on some management responsibilities. To enquire, or apply, please email recruitment@reeds.co.uk

Team Leader duty solicitor – gloucester

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader Duty Solicitor to join our busy and growing Gloucester team.

The role is to lead the team of busy magistrates’ duty solicitors and police station representatives, there is the expectation the successful candidate will participate on the out of hours rota and Advocacy in the Magistrates Court.

For more information, please visit Reeds LLP Gloucester Team Leader. To apply, please email recruitment@reeds.co.uk.

duty solicitor – eastbourne

We are looking for a proactive and experienced Duty Solicitor to join our busy and growing
Eastbourne team who has the ability to manage their own caseload.

Our expectation is that the successful candidate will participate on the out of hours Police Station rota as well as the Magistrates Court Duty Scheme.

For more information, please visit Reeds LLP Eastbourne Duty Solicitor. To apply, please email recruitment@reeds.co.uk.

WORK EXPERIENCE

We receive an enormous number of requests for work experience. Unfortunately, due to high demand, at this time we are unable to accept any further requests for candidates wishing to undertake work experience with us. Should this position change, we will provide details of how you can enquire, on this page.