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.


Office Manager – Oxford 

We are looking for an an experienced Office Manager to run our busy Head Office in Oxford. The Office Manager is responsible for all aspects of HR, Facilities Management and Health and Safety. Please click here to see a breakdown of specific responsibilities and to apply.

Police Station Representatives – Oxford

Reeds Solicitors are looking for an in-house Police Station Representatives to join our busy Oxford team and assist with out out-of-hours Police Station work.  Please see the full advert, including how to apply, below:

Police Station Rep Advert – OOH

Caseworker – Swindon

We are looking for a Caseworker to join our busy Swindon Magistrates Department. We are looking for someone who is already Police Station Accredited or is willing to study to become an Accredited Police Station Representative. If you are interested in this position please click here for more and details how to apply.

Child Panel Solicitors – Various Offices

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

Support Vacancies 

We have currently have various vacancies for support roles:

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.

We are looking to expand our support team in our busy Cardiff Magistrates department and are therefore hiring a full time Legal Secretary/Receptionist. If you are interested in applying for this role, 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.