Starting your Career

Whatever stage of your studies you are at, or if you are looking for a career change, these next few pages are designed to give you a real insight into why you should choose to apply to Royds Withy King to start your career in law.


We are really excited to have taken on our first legal apprentices over the last few years. Apprenticeships give you a great opportunity to earn while you learn and offer you fantastic pathways to develop your career in law.

You can see our current apprenticeship vacancies here.

Trainee Solicitors

Each year we take on between 10 and 12 trainee solicitors onto a 2 year development programme. You can explore our Trainee recruitment pages to learn more about what it’s like to train at Royds Withy King

Applications for training contracts in 2020 and 2021 are now open until 14th April 2019. Click here to apply.

Vacation Schemes

Each year we offer voluntary vacation scheme placements across our offices. These placements are aimed at first year undergraduates and beyond and will give you a great insight into what it’s like to practice as a lawyer.

If you are not currently a university student but are interested in gaining work experience, please contact our recruitment team for more information.