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.


Duty Solicitors – Milton Keynes and High Wycombe

We are looking for Duty Solicitors to join our busy Magistrates’ departments in Milton Keynes and High Wycombe. Salary is negotiable based on experience. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your CV and Covering Letter to


Mental Health Accredited Fee Earner – Cardiff

We are looking to expand our Mental Health Department in Cardiff, candidates must be a member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Accreditation Scheme and will be expected to manager their own diverse caseload, undertaking all aspect of advocacy before the Tribunal / Hospital Managers across South Wales and Bristol.

Supervisor status would be advantageous, as would existing client base, but other applications will be considered. A full UK driving licence is essential.

Click below to view the full job advert:

Mental Health Advert – Cardiff

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and Covering Letter to


Child Panel Solicitors – Various Offices

Our expanding Family Department currently has opportunities for Children Panel Solicitors in our Gloucester and Bristol 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 are looking for a Assistant to the Practice Manager to join our busy Head Office in Oxford. If you are interested in this position, wish to find out more detail or to apply, please click here.

We are also looking for a Secretary to support our Mental Health Department, based at our Gloucester office. We are flexible with working patterns but are looking for a minimum of 21 hours a week, salary is dependent on experience. If you are interested in applying, please click here.

We are looking for a full time Secretary to join our busy Family Department in our Eastbourne office. To view the full job advert and to apply, please click here.

We are advertising for a Secretary/Administrator to join our Magistrates/Police Station Department in Oxford. To view the job advert and 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 trainee programme has now closed for 2019. Please feel free to intermittently check our website for future openings.


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.