Careers at Hempsons

With 250 staff and lawyers working across our five offices nationwide, Hempsons is a leading law firm for the health and social care, charity, and social enterprise sectors.

Our aim is to provide outstanding legal services that deliver the best possible client outcomes whilst nurturing a culture that makes us a “great place to work”.

We look for candidates who demonstrate an exceptional academic record and are passionate about the work we do and the clients we work for. We look for high achievers who want to be part of a team and be part of a challenging, yet friendly environment.

Why join Hempsons?

We’ve come a long way since starting out in London in 1890. We maintain 5 offices across the country: London, Manchester, Harrogate, Newcastle and Southampton.

Our lawyers and staff enjoy a strong culture of commitment to our clients and to understanding them, their needs, objectives and business environments. We have collaborative, cross-office working relationships with our colleagues the length and breadth of the country.

Many of our lawyers and staff have long-service (20 years +) and we believe this demonstrates our commitment as an employer to retaining, training and motivating our people.

Whether you are a graduate looking for your stepping-stone to a long and successful career with us, an experienced lawyer, or business support professional, please take a look at our current vacancies.

An inclusive employer

Hempsons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only. Hempsons is an agile law firm and we are open to discussions over flexible/hybrid working arrangements.

If you need any support or adaptations during our recruitment process and would like to have a conversation about reasonable adjustments that we can offer you, all you need to do is reach out to our HR and recruitment team below.