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.


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

Family Law Solicitor – High Wycombe

We are looking for a Solicitor to join our busy Family Department in High Wycombe. It would be advantageous for the successful candidate to be an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children Panel however this is not essential. You will be developing a mixed Care/ Private Children and Divorce/ Financial Resolution case load. Good advocacy skills and experience are essential.

Click below to view the full advert:

Family Law Solicitor – High Wycombe – Feb 19

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

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 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 currently advertising for a Secretary to join our busy family department in our Oxford office. For more details 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 trainees have the opportunity to work in most of our office locations; including Oxford, Reading, Swindon, Bristol, Milton Keynes, High Wycombe and Cardiff, and to learn from highly experienced and talented solicitors and advocates in our crime, family law, prison law and mental health teams.

We are now accepting application for trainee solicitors to start in September 2019. Please click below to see the full job advert and to download the application form. All applications should be send to The deadline for applications is midnight on 28th February 2019, we will not accept any applications after this time.

Trainee advert 2019

Reeds Solicitors TRAINEE SOLICITOR application form 2019


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.