We are changing the way people think about lawyers and we want you to join us on our journey!

Be part of a team that prides itself on delivering award-winning and exceptional service to our clients. We believe that when you hire and nurture great people, you can achieve remarkable things.

With a strong heritage spanning over 250 years, an outstanding reputation within our community, and a bright future, it is an exciting time to be a part of our team!

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“Our people and clients continue to be at the heart of our success. We are committed to building teams of talented people and helping them to develop their skills and reach their full potential. Debenhams Ottaway has a very clear vision and ambitious growth plans and having the right people is key to achieving this. It’s an exciting place to be.”
Susan Glenholme, Managing Partner

Why join us?

  • 25 days holiday plus Christmas closedown
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Subsidised parking
  • Pension options
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Hybrid Home Working options
  • Death in Service cover (4x Annual Salary)
  • Firmwide Bonus Scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing week
  • Regular staff social events
At Debenhams Ottaway we value our team’s well-being and offer a variety of rewards to enhance your employee experience. Join us for an exceptional career and explore what sets us apart.

Culture & Values

At Debenhams Ottaway we embrace values that shape our identity and future. Our aim is “to change the way people think about lawyers.” We do this by creating an environment where we care for our clients, and we care for each other. We value individuality and encourage the pursuit of excellence.

"No matter what level of their role I have found that people have been happy to help me."

Key facts

  • 30%
    Approx. 30% of our staff do not work standard 9-5
  • +59
    Employee NPS (-100 to + 100)
  • 52%
    Women in our Senior Leadership team
  • 7 years
    Average tenure of our staff
  • 44%
    of our Partners started as Trainees at the firm
  • 90%+
    Staff eligible for hybrid working

Diversity Report

At Debenhams Ottaway, we continually look for ways to make ours a more inclusive place to work. Our latest SRA Diversity Report attests to how we measure up to others in our profession.

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