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.

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 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.


Police Station Representatives

Reeds Solicitors are looking for in-house Police Station Representatives to join our busy Oxford team. We have 2 positions available, one in-hours and one out-of-hours. Please see the full adverts, including how to apply, below:

Police Station Rep Advert – OOH

Police Station Rep Advert – In-hours


Child Panel Solicitors

Our expanding Family Department currently has opportunities for Children Panel Solicitors in our Gloucester, Bristol, Luton and Basingstoke offices. Candidates should be experienced in care proceedings and be willing to take on some management responsibilities. To enquire, or apply, please email


We have currently have three vacancies for support roles:

Click here to see full details and apply for the Full Time Receptionist role at our Milton Keynes Office.

We are looking for a Receptionist to join our busy Oxford team. This position is a one-year fixed term maternity cover. For more details and if you are interested in applying, please click here.

Our Reading Office is looking for a front of house Receptionist/Administrator to join their team, please click here for more details.

Our Bristol office is expanding and therefore we are looking for a full time Receptionist/Administrator to support our Magistrates department. Please click here for full details and to apply.

IT Support

We are expanding our small but busy in-house IT Department based in our Head Office in Oxford. We are looking for a part time Technical Support Specialist to provide first line support to Advocates, Paralegals and Administrative staff and also to assist in developing plans and working on improvement projects.  For more information and details on how to apply, please click here.


At Reeds we are committed to the development of the legal profession and are pleased to be able to accept an intake of trainee solicitors every year.

Our trainees have the opportunity to work in most of our office locations; including Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Bristol, Milton Keynes and High Wycombe, and to learn from highly experienced and talented solicitors and advocates in our crime, family law and prison law teams.

Keep an eye out for our next trainee programme; the details of which (including how to apply) will be posted on this page.


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.