Empathy. Expertise. Together at last. We are different and strive to be the BEST regional firm to work for.
Who We Are
Moore Barlow LLP is a Top 100 Law Firm, named in The Times Best Law Firms 2023. We have an emphasis on care and aim to be the Best Law Firm to work for regionally. This means we are human first in everything we do and as such our team members and Clients alike receive a better experience.
Often we are providing services and support at the times when our clients are dealing with big, often life changing, challenges – personally or professionally. Having empathy together with a practical solutions based approach is really important. We won't just teach you how to apply the learning from your studies, we will help you develop the rounded skill set required to provide the very best service.
We work across the following areas of law:
Businesses and Organisations
Land and Planning
Charities and Schools
Personal Injury (including Serious/Catastrophic Injury)
Why consider us for your training?
We offer trainees experience in a variety of work, including:
Four seats from across seven different divisions.
Experience of on the ground legal work; including court attendance, client meetings and document drafting.
Early responsibility and ownership.
Working with lawyers who are experts in their field.
Moore Barlow embraces flexible working. Most of our teams undertake hybrid working spending some time in the office, and time at home. For others, we offer compressed hours or part time working. Please let us know how we can help you achieve the right balance for your personal circumstances.
What do we look for in our trainees?
When recruiting trainees, we identify candidates who have the potential to become partners. Ours is a long-term commitment, during which you will be given every opportunity to excel.
If you have the characteristics we are looking for, we will provide the environment, encouragement and opportunities for you to flourish both personally and professionally. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
If you are commercially aware, have a positive approach to business development, have an excellent academic track record and are self-motivated, then Moore Barlow is the firm where you can thrive and make a difference in the world.
As a leading law firm, we look to recruit talented individuals and offer places to those who can demonstrate the qualities we seek.. We have a drive to grow organically, therefore we aim to offer a permanent position at the end of your training period.
To apply, please visit our careers website and complete our short online application form. You will be asked to provide details of your study, and relevant work experience (or to upload a CV in place of completing this aspect of the application form), and to provide some insight around your career goals.
Successful applicants will be invited to a telephone interview. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.
Finally, you'll be invite to an assessment centre. We like to do things differently - our assessment centres are built on the foundation of informality - we like to get to know our potential trainees so the event is designed to be a two way process designed to let you be yourself, and meet other members of our team.
Culture and Values
We are human first in everything we do. We care deeply about our teams, their career development and our Clients. With our positive friendly nature, each of our employees makes our firm an incredible place to work and are encouraged to develop and innovate new ideas to help build our collective success.
As an employee, it’s important to understand the strategic direction of the firm, and your role in helping to achieve it. We encourage our people to be open about their ideas and views and to tell us what they think. Everyone at Moore Barlow has a part to play in our success.
We value our staff and pride ourselves in making this a great place to work. We like to offer our staff a clear career path and are keen to support all our employees with continuous development.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
We also look for individuals who share our values (link to values page); and we will ask you about what these values mean to you in your interview. We are an inclusive employer and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply. This not only ensures we attract people from different backgrounds, but also ensures that our services are provided by people who genuinely represent the rich culture of the UK. We believe that investing in our people will help us deliver the very best service to our clients. Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards, and a good work-life balance