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Working for us

We believe passionately in building the best teams, with the energy and imagination to provide the highest quality legal advice for our clients.

Debenhams Ottaway is an exciting and demanding environment to work in and we offer support and guidance to help you achieve your best. Our e-brochure below gives more of an insight into working at Debenhams Ottaway.

We are always on the lookout for talent at all levels and recruit ambitious, driven people who want to develop their full potential and progress through the firm. 

Whether you are looking to join as a lawyer or in any other professional capacity, we would be interested in speaking with you.

To find out more about working at Debenhams Ottaway please contact Alexandra Langley, HR Business Partner on recruitment@debenhamsottaway.co.uk or 01727 735651.

Current Vacancies

Find out more about our latest job vacancies below. To make an application please send your CV and covering letter to recruitment@debenhamsottaway.co.uk Even if there isn’t a relevant vacancy listed, we’d really...

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Training contracts

Debenhams Ottaway is a great place to start your career in law. Our long-running training contracts have been very successful, proven by the number of trainees we have retained upon qualification and progressed up to Partner...

Find out more about our training contracts

Recruitment Agencies

We operate a preferred supplier list for all permanent, contract and temporary recruitment. If you are interested in being part of our PSL, please email us and we will supply you with a copy of our terms.
We ask you not to send CVs or terms of business to or make contact with our staff, management or partners outside of HR, unless you have been authorised by our HR team to do so. Any CVs sent contrary to this policy will will not be accepted as introductions in accordance with any terms of business that are sent to us and/or our terms. We reserve the right to make direct contact with the candidate without entering into your TOB. Agencies who are part of our PSL found bypassing this process may result in us terminating our working relationship with you. All CVs needs to be sent to Alexandra Langley at our recruitment email address – recruitment@debenhamsottaway.co.uk

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Work experience

Debenhams Ottaway offer work experience placements to students in partnership with local schools in the area. Unfortunately we do not offer work experience placements outside of these schemes.

Diversity report - July 2017

We continue to look at ways of making Debenhams Ottaway a more inclusive place of work. Please find the latest SRA diversity report (2017) from Debenhams Ottaway.