Bishop & Sewell

We seek high calibre individuals looking to build their legal career at Bishop & Sewell, with the drive and ambition to propel our business forward. As we expand, there is an opportunity to shape the future of the firm.

We operate an open and honest culture where career progression is based on merit.
All of our current legal, professional management and training contract vacancies are listed below.

Sunday Times Best Places to Work!

We are delighted to have been recognised as one of The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2024.

The Sunday Times Best Places to Work survey has been developed by behavioural scientists, data analysts, psychologists, business leaders, academics and other independent parties to most accurately monitor employee engagement and wellbeing in the workplace – and Bishop & Sewell performs consistently well across a number of framework steps. You can read more here.

Flexi-working | Professional Development

Our hybrid working policy offers flexibility to work from home where the role allows up to 50% of the time, where agreed with the line manager.

Our colleagues have the opportunity to undertake internal and external courses and qualifications that are relevant to their roles, paid for by us.

Pensions | Life Assurance | Wellbeing

We offer a pension through Royal London where we match contributions from 5% to 8%.

In the event of death in service, we will pay out three times a salary.

We offer private medical insurance which is currently provided by BUPA alongside a cash plan with Medicash, pay for an annual eye test and also for annual flu jabs for everyone who would like one.

We have recently launched Thrive a mental health app as part of our holistic approach to wellbeing.  Other benefits include:

  • Unlimited access to a 24/7 virtual GP
  • Mental health support
  • Healthcheck
  • Nutrition consultation
  • Fitness programme
  • Mental health first aider


Maternity Leave

We offer enhanced maternity pay after the first 6 weeks of SMP of 6 weeks’ pay at 90% and 12 weeks’ pay at 50% for those who meet the eligible criteria.

Assisted conception support is offered with paid time off (up to 3 days per cycle) under our Fertility Policy for those undergoing treatment.

Paternity Pay

We offer four weeks of enhanced paternity leave at full pay for those who meet the eligible criteria.
This can be taken in blocks of at least one week and at any time in the first year after the date of childbirth or placement.

Holiday | Long Service

We offer 25 days’ annual leave (plus bank holidays) with extra days awarded after three, five and ten years of service. We also offer the opportunity to purchase up to 1 week’s additional holiday per year.

Colleagues who achieve 20 years’ service with us are recognised with a £1,000 voucher.

Travel | Social | Referral Scheme

We have a Bike to Work scheme that also offers savings on the purchase of a new bike and the opportunity to pay in instalments   We also provide on-site bike racks, shower facilities and lockers to use.

We offer interest free season ticket loans for those needing to use public transportation.

We’re a very social firm with social events arranged on a regular basis. There is a firm-wide social every month, where everyone is invited for drinks, and a firm-wide annual party takes place every September at lovely, local venues.

We offer discounted conveyancing, a staff introduction bonus scheme and a payment of 10% of fees on work that is introduced to us.


Current Vacancies

As we continue to grow our business we are particularly keen to hear from senior fee earners with a following who are looking for an excellent platform from which to service their existing client needs, or who may want the opportunity to refer or work synergistically with a dynamic Central London law firm.

We are able to offer flexible working arrangements and remote working technology for the right people. This opportunity may particularly suit a more senior fee earner looking to wind down a practice or to hand work on in a mutually beneficial way, or those who want to work part-time. We offer a commission on work introduced and we have an excellent office environment and support team. We are particularly keen to hear from fee earners with a commercial or property following but will consider applications from any work area that fits with our overall business objectives.

We do not have any vacancies at present. Please visit soon for any updates.

We do not have any vacancies at present. Please visit soon for any updates.

We do not have any vacancies at present. Please visit soon for any updates.


The firm does not accept any unsolicited applications. All CVs must be directed to the HR Department ( We deal with a limited number of agencies who are on our preferred supplier’s list. If you send a CV via any other way and are not on our preferred supplier’s list, the firm will not accept the CV you have referred to us.


Due to the large volume of applications that we receive we will only be able to acknowledge those applications where we wish to proceed to interview.

We are an equal opportunities employer and are glad to receive applications from anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation or disability. View our current 2021 Diversity Data Report here.