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Discover our exciting career opportunities and diverse range of roles in early legal careers as well as legal professionals and business services.

Legal Professionals

We are always interested to hear from qualified lawyers who have expertise in our specialist areas, or from those who believe they can help us to augment our service. Click through to see our current availabilities.


Early Careers

Completing a training contract with us means working alongside some of the most respected and talented lawyers in their field. Click through to learn more about the programme.

Business Services

We have a range of service functions which support the business, ranging from IT, HR and library,  through to marketing and secretarial.

I have many great colleagues, who are friendly and great at what they do. It is a very friendly firm.

Internal engagement survey feedback

HFW has a diverse mix of nationalities who all seem to get on and enjoy the workplace.

Internal engagement survey feedback

How we Hire essential roles

We embrace diverse skill sets and experiences within our team, valuing the unique strengths and attributes each individual brings to their respective role and groups.

Qualified & other fee earning staff

We welcome inquiries from qualified lawyers with expertise in our specialised areas, as well as those who believe they can enhance our service offerings.

We welcome applications from UK solicitors and barristers and from lawyers qualified in other jurisdictions. We encourage and support those who are not UK-qualified solicitors to take the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test.


The highest standards of secretarial support are provided to our fee earners, and for our secretarial teams, this means that first-class technical skills are essential.

In addition to being a good technician, we also require our secretaries to have strong interpersonal skills, administrative and organizational skills, a pragmatic approach to work, and commitment to client service.

We have an evening secretarial team, as well as a float team, to help us manage the ebbs and flows of work.

Business support services

Playing and integral role to the operation of our business, opportunities may include:

  • Facilities
  • Finance and accounts
  • Human resources
  • IT
  • Learning and Development
  • Library and information services
  • Marketing and database Services