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Your Legal Career Starts Here

At McQueens we have a commitment to exceed the expectations of every client. To meet this commitment, we need people who share our passion for client service and are committed to continuous improvement.

You could be joining one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms. Our working environment is friendly and inclusive and there are excellent opportunities for career progression.

Who we are looking for


We’re always on the hunt for world-class legal talent.

We recruit graduates, experienced lawyers, knowledge management lawyers and non-UK-qualified lawyers. We welcome all backgrounds and nationalities but the nature of our work means you must speak and write English fluently.

We expect outstanding academic qualifications but we’re also looking for people with an appetite for challenging work and the ability to think creatively.

We want people who can fit in easily with colleagues and clients, and perform under pressure. Market or industry experience is also an advantage.

We have a high performance and work hard as a team to deliver exceptional client service. We are open to differences in working practices, and will support you in effectively managing your work and personal commitments.

Law Students /
Summer Interns


Every year we offer training contracts that offer real responsibility and the chance for aspiring solicitors to gain practical experience.

If you apply, you can choose a preferred office and whether you’d like to work in our Personal Legal Services or Business Legal Services division.

We have an excellent retention rate, with the vast majority of our trainees going on to enjoy full-time roles with us.

Find out more about graduate recruitment opportunities on our dedicated.

Work Experience

Each summer we run a Legal Work Placement programme, which is a great way to get an insight into life at a law firm.

You’ll meet people from across the firm and get involved in real client work. Many of our current trainees completed work placements with us, so applying for the Work Placement Programme is a great way to start a career with us.

Paralegals / Staff


If you’ve ever hoped to carve out a successful career in law, the McQueens Paralegal Apprenticeship Programme could be for you.


Our Paralegal Apprenticeship Programme gives you the opportunity to begin a legal career and join one of the UK’s most successful and respected law firms.


You will gain first-hand experience working within real legal teams and helping to deliver an excellent service to our clients. As part of the apprenticeship you’ll study for the CILEx NVQ Level 3 Paralegal Apprenticeship – and the costs of this will be met through Government sponsorship.

Apprenticeships are available in our London  office. Depending on the location, you could join our teams in.

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